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Windows Live Messenger Transfer Speeds

  1. #1


    beefyme Guest

    Windows Live Messenger Transfer Speeds

    Hi there,

    Since installing vista, sending and recieving files through windows live
    messenger has been so slow!! And i mean VERY slow like dial up speed even
    though im on 8Meg Broadband.

    My downloads from websites etc are normal, but across messenger is dreadful!!

    Any ideas why this is happening and how i can speed these up?

    Any suggestions would be great,

    Thanks!!

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  2. #2


    dirtyesanchez@hotmail.com Guest

    RE: Windows Live Messenger Transfer Speeds

    make sure that your firewall software isn't blocking Live messenger.

    "beefyme" wrote:

    > Hi there,
    >
    > Since installing vista, sending and recieving files through windows live
    > messenger has been so slow!! And i mean VERY slow like dial up speed even
    > though im on 8Meg Broadband.
    >
    > My downloads from websites etc are normal, but across messenger is dreadful!!
    >
    > Any ideas why this is happening and how i can speed these up?
    >
    > Any suggestions would be great,
    >
    > Thanks!!


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Andre Da Costa [Extended64] Guest

    Re: Windows Live Messenger Transfer Speeds

    It could also be UAC or the file you are downloading.
    --
    Andre
    Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    "dirtyesanchez@hotmail.com"
    <dirtyesanchezhotmailcom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:6033523B-6C0C-4CC4-B6E1-BABB96E1BBD0@microsoft.com...
    > make sure that your firewall software isn't blocking Live messenger.
    >
    > "beefyme" wrote:
    >
    >> Hi there,
    >>
    >> Since installing vista, sending and recieving files through windows live
    >> messenger has been so slow!! And i mean VERY slow like dial up speed even
    >> though im on 8Meg Broadband.
    >>
    >> My downloads from websites etc are normal, but across messenger is
    >> dreadful!!
    >>
    >> Any ideas why this is happening and how i can speed these up?
    >>
    >> Any suggestions would be great,
    >>
    >> Thanks!!




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Colin Barnhorst Guest

    Re: Windows Live Messenger Transfer Speeds

    Welcome back, Andre. Take the time to read some of the threads. They are a
    hoot.

    "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <andred25@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:uzNDjnrnGHA.3772@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    > It could also be UAC or the file you are downloading.
    > --
    > Andre
    > Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    > Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    > http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    > "dirtyesanchez@hotmail.com"
    > <dirtyesanchezhotmailcom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:6033523B-6C0C-4CC4-B6E1-BABB96E1BBD0@microsoft.com...
    >> make sure that your firewall software isn't blocking Live messenger.
    >>
    >> "beefyme" wrote:
    >>
    >>> Hi there,
    >>>
    >>> Since installing vista, sending and recieving files through windows live
    >>> messenger has been so slow!! And i mean VERY slow like dial up speed
    >>> even
    >>> though im on 8Meg Broadband.
    >>>
    >>> My downloads from websites etc are normal, but across messenger is
    >>> dreadful!!
    >>>
    >>> Any ideas why this is happening and how i can speed these up?
    >>>
    >>> Any suggestions would be great,
    >>>
    >>> Thanks!!

    >
    >




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Andre Da Costa [Extended64] Guest

    Re: Windows Live Messenger Transfer Speeds

    Thanks Colin, great to be back, I had to catch up on some work at the
    Office, so I didn't get a chance to check out whats new here immediately. I
    am reading up.
    --
    Andre
    Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    "Colin Barnhorst" <colinbarharst(remove)@msn.com> wrote in message
    news:exF%23U6rnGHA.1444@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    > Welcome back, Andre. Take the time to read some of the threads. They are
    > a hoot.
    >
    > "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <andred25@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    > news:uzNDjnrnGHA.3772@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    >> It could also be UAC or the file you are downloading.
    >> --
    >> Andre
    >> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    >> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    >> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    >> "dirtyesanchez@hotmail.com"
    >> <dirtyesanchezhotmailcom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> news:6033523B-6C0C-4CC4-B6E1-BABB96E1BBD0@microsoft.com...
    >>> make sure that your firewall software isn't blocking Live messenger.
    >>>
    >>> "beefyme" wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> Hi there,
    >>>>
    >>>> Since installing vista, sending and recieving files through windows
    >>>> live
    >>>> messenger has been so slow!! And i mean VERY slow like dial up speed
    >>>> even
    >>>> though im on 8Meg Broadband.
    >>>>
    >>>> My downloads from websites etc are normal, but across messenger is
    >>>> dreadful!!
    >>>>
    >>>> Any ideas why this is happening and how i can speed these up?
    >>>>
    >>>> Any suggestions would be great,
    >>>>
    >>>> Thanks!!

    >>
    >>

    >
    >




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  6. #6


    Colin Barnhorst Guest

    Re: Windows Live Messenger Transfer Speeds

    Several posters here who desparately want to get XP back have commented that
    they cannot find Vista in their ADD/Remove Programs. And so it goes.

    "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <andred25@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:Ohh5aSsnGHA.1604@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    > Thanks Colin, great to be back, I had to catch up on some work at the
    > Office, so I didn't get a chance to check out whats new here immediately.
    > I am reading up.
    > --
    > Andre
    > Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    > Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    > http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    > "Colin Barnhorst" <colinbarharst(remove)@msn.com> wrote in message
    > news:exF%23U6rnGHA.1444@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >> Welcome back, Andre. Take the time to read some of the threads. They
    >> are a hoot.
    >>
    >> "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <andred25@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    >> news:uzNDjnrnGHA.3772@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    >>> It could also be UAC or the file you are downloading.
    >>> --
    >>> Andre
    >>> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    >>> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    >>> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    >>> "dirtyesanchez@hotmail.com"
    >>> <dirtyesanchezhotmailcom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >>> news:6033523B-6C0C-4CC4-B6E1-BABB96E1BBD0@microsoft.com...
    >>>> make sure that your firewall software isn't blocking Live messenger.
    >>>>
    >>>> "beefyme" wrote:
    >>>>
    >>>>> Hi there,
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Since installing vista, sending and recieving files through windows
    >>>>> live
    >>>>> messenger has been so slow!! And i mean VERY slow like dial up speed
    >>>>> even
    >>>>> though im on 8Meg Broadband.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> My downloads from websites etc are normal, but across messenger is
    >>>>> dreadful!!
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Any ideas why this is happening and how i can speed these up?
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Any suggestions would be great,
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Thanks!!
    >>>
    >>>

    >>
    >>

    >
    >




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  7. #7


    MICHAEL Guest

    Re: Windows Live Messenger Transfer Speeds

    Yes, that is priceless. :-)


    "Colin Barnhorst" <colinbarharst(remove)@msn.com> wrote in message
    news:%230bCFZsnGHA.4180@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    > Several posters here who desparately want to get XP back have commented that they cannot find
    > Vista in their ADD/Remove Programs. And so it goes.
    >
    > "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <andred25@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    > news:Ohh5aSsnGHA.1604@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    >> Thanks Colin, great to be back, I had to catch up on some work at the Office, so I didn't
    >> get a chance to check out whats new here immediately. I am reading up.
    >> --
    >> Andre
    >> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    >> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    >> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    >> "Colin Barnhorst" <colinbarharst(remove)@msn.com> wrote in message
    >> news:exF%23U6rnGHA.1444@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >>> Welcome back, Andre. Take the time to read some of the threads. They are a hoot.
    >>>
    >>> "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <andred25@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    >>> news:uzNDjnrnGHA.3772@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    >>>> It could also be UAC or the file you are downloading.
    >>>> --
    >>>> Andre
    >>>> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    >>>> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    >>>> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    >>>> "dirtyesanchez@hotmail.com" <dirtyesanchezhotmailcom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
    >>>> message news:6033523B-6C0C-4CC4-B6E1-BABB96E1BBD0@microsoft.com...
    >>>>> make sure that your firewall software isn't blocking Live messenger.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> "beefyme" wrote:
    >>>>>
    >>>>>> Hi there,
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> Since installing vista, sending and recieving files through windows live
    >>>>>> messenger has been so slow!! And i mean VERY slow like dial up speed even
    >>>>>> though im on 8Meg Broadband.
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> My downloads from websites etc are normal, but across messenger is dreadful!!
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> Any ideas why this is happening and how i can speed these up?
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> Any suggestions would be great,
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> Thanks!!
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>
    >>>

    >>
    >>

    >
    >




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  8. #8


    Andre Da Costa [Extended64] Guest

    Re: Windows Live Messenger Transfer Speeds

    In the latest build 5456 its changed to Programs and Features.
    --
    Andre
    Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    "MICHAEL" <u158627_emr@dslr.net> wrote in message
    news:%23oqIVqsnGHA.3348@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    > Yes, that is priceless. :-)
    >
    >
    > "Colin Barnhorst" <colinbarharst(remove)@msn.com> wrote in message
    > news:%230bCFZsnGHA.4180@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >> Several posters here who desparately want to get XP back have commented
    >> that they cannot find Vista in their ADD/Remove Programs. And so it
    >> goes.
    >>
    >> "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <andred25@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    >> news:Ohh5aSsnGHA.1604@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    >>> Thanks Colin, great to be back, I had to catch up on some work at the
    >>> Office, so I didn't get a chance to check out whats new here
    >>> immediately. I am reading up.
    >>> --
    >>> Andre
    >>> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    >>> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    >>> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    >>> "Colin Barnhorst" <colinbarharst(remove)@msn.com> wrote in message
    >>> news:exF%23U6rnGHA.1444@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >>>> Welcome back, Andre. Take the time to read some of the threads. They
    >>>> are a hoot.
    >>>>
    >>>> "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <andred25@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    >>>> news:uzNDjnrnGHA.3772@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    >>>>> It could also be UAC or the file you are downloading.
    >>>>> --
    >>>>> Andre
    >>>>> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    >>>>> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    >>>>> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    >>>>> "dirtyesanchez@hotmail.com"
    >>>>> <dirtyesanchezhotmailcom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >>>>> news:6033523B-6C0C-4CC4-B6E1-BABB96E1BBD0@microsoft.com...
    >>>>>> make sure that your firewall software isn't blocking Live messenger.
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> "beefyme" wrote:
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>>> Hi there,
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>> Since installing vista, sending and recieving files through windows
    >>>>>>> live
    >>>>>>> messenger has been so slow!! And i mean VERY slow like dial up speed
    >>>>>>> even
    >>>>>>> though im on 8Meg Broadband.
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>> My downloads from websites etc are normal, but across messenger is
    >>>>>>> dreadful!!
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>> Any ideas why this is happening and how i can speed these up?
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>> Any suggestions would be great,
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>> Thanks!!
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>
    >>>

    >>
    >>

    >
    >




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  9. #9


    Colin Barnhorst Guest

    Re: Windows Live Messenger Transfer Speeds

    Shhh. Andre, the folks here really got torqued when 5456 released to the
    TBP and the folks here didn't get it. Tippy-toe about 'that other build'
    stuff.

    "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <andred25@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:ukxoi6snGHA.4648@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
    > In the latest build 5456 its changed to Programs and Features.
    > --
    > Andre
    > Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    > Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    > http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    > "MICHAEL" <u158627_emr@dslr.net> wrote in message
    > news:%23oqIVqsnGHA.3348@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    >> Yes, that is priceless. :-)
    >>
    >>
    >> "Colin Barnhorst" <colinbarharst(remove)@msn.com> wrote in message
    >> news:%230bCFZsnGHA.4180@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >>> Several posters here who desparately want to get XP back have commented
    >>> that they cannot find Vista in their ADD/Remove Programs. And so it
    >>> goes.
    >>>
    >>> "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <andred25@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    >>> news:Ohh5aSsnGHA.1604@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    >>>> Thanks Colin, great to be back, I had to catch up on some work at the
    >>>> Office, so I didn't get a chance to check out whats new here
    >>>> immediately. I am reading up.
    >>>> --
    >>>> Andre
    >>>> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    >>>> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    >>>> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    >>>> "Colin Barnhorst" <colinbarharst(remove)@msn.com> wrote in message
    >>>> news:exF%23U6rnGHA.1444@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >>>>> Welcome back, Andre. Take the time to read some of the threads. They
    >>>>> are a hoot.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <andred25@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    >>>>> news:uzNDjnrnGHA.3772@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    >>>>>> It could also be UAC or the file you are downloading.
    >>>>>> --
    >>>>>> Andre
    >>>>>> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    >>>>>> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    >>>>>> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    >>>>>> "dirtyesanchez@hotmail.com"
    >>>>>> <dirtyesanchezhotmailcom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >>>>>> news:6033523B-6C0C-4CC4-B6E1-BABB96E1BBD0@microsoft.com...
    >>>>>>> make sure that your firewall software isn't blocking Live messenger.
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>> "beefyme" wrote:
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>> Hi there,
    >>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>> Since installing vista, sending and recieving files through windows
    >>>>>>>> live
    >>>>>>>> messenger has been so slow!! And i mean VERY slow like dial up
    >>>>>>>> speed even
    >>>>>>>> though im on 8Meg Broadband.
    >>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>> My downloads from websites etc are normal, but across messenger is
    >>>>>>>> dreadful!!
    >>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>> Any ideas why this is happening and how i can speed these up?
    >>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>> Any suggestions would be great,
    >>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>> Thanks!!
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>
    >>>

    >>
    >>

    >
    >




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  10. #10


    Bones Guest

    Re: Windows Live Messenger Transfer Speeds

    Transfer speeds through msn messenger and now live messenger have always
    been slow..at least myself, and everyone I have ever spoken to that have
    tried xferring files through messenger agree



    "beefyme" <beefyme@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news767F031-3B5C-4147-89A3-B8B4EFA3DCB5@microsoft.com...
    > Hi there,
    >
    > Since installing vista, sending and recieving files through windows live
    > messenger has been so slow!! And i mean VERY slow like dial up speed even
    > though im on 8Meg Broadband.
    >
    > My downloads from websites etc are normal, but across messenger is
    > dreadful!!
    >
    > Any ideas why this is happening and how i can speed these up?
    >
    > Any suggestions would be great,
    >
    > Thanks!!




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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