Windows Messenger

Can't connect to Windows Messenger? Are you trying to open Windows Messenger but the site is down and seems to be offline today? Check the issue below if it's idle for everyone else or just you!


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In Isnotdown, you can check immediately if Windows Messenger works perfectly, or on the contrary, it is registering some kind of problem to offer its services.


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Windows Messenger frequent failures

Windows Live Messenger is an instant messaging application created by Microsoft designed for Microsoft Windows computers, mobile devices, Windows Phone, iOS and Android, among others.

Windows Live Messenger has sometimes presented error messages to the run the application. So from Is Not Down indicate if you do run into any of them.

The error message ""Error Code 81000306"" apare this message when you try to connect to Windows Live Messenger and indicates that the user name or password is incorrect.

To resolve this error the user should check if you have a firewall that blocks access to the Internet program, so you will have to unlock Windows Live from the firewall.

""Windows Live Messenger has encountered a problem and needs to close"" to resolve this, the user must enter in the ""Run: regedit"" and look for the branch: HKEY_CURRENT_USER / Software / Microsoft / MSNMessenger / PerPassportSettings> Please remove it and rerun the program .

There are other common errors of Windows Live Messenger with error codes.

""Error 81000301"", it is due to problems in the Proxy or DNS cache. To solve that clean the cache then click ""Run"" (within the Start Menu ""and type"" ipconfig / flushdns ""> Enter.

""Error 80EE0088 or 80EF01F8"" is a problem with Microsoft servers. The solution for this error is to wait for those responsible solve the fault.

""Error 81000314, 81000377 or 81000378"" means that the contact list is not available on MSN servers.

Troubleshooting tips
Problem solved? Still can't connect to Windows Messenger? Continue with Step 2.
Turn it on again. Clear internet cookies and browser cache.
Still stuck and not enjoying Windows Messenger, then go to Step 3.
Temporarily disable your antivirus or firewall running in the background. Now if you can access Windows Messenger, be aware that your security software is causing problems. Try adding Windows Messenger in the set of trusted sites.
DNS is a service that translates Windows Messenger into a machine-readable address called an IP address. In most cases, this work is done by your ISP. If only specific sites are not opening, it is likely to get corrupted.

Ask for direct help to the administrators of Windows Messenger

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