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MSN messenger 9 problems

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  1. Volkszorn88

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    Ever since the stupid Windows Live Essential 2011 update, the new msn 9 has kept on disconnecting.

    I un-installed it and downloaded MSN 8.5, I go to install it and it either says a previous version of msn is already installed (which isn't true) or it says I can't login due to the fact there's a newer version that I need to download.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. sneekypeet

    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    clear your temp folder and recycle bin. Also you may want to run a reg cleaner when you are done with those folders.
     
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    I ran the reg cleaner and tried installing msn 8.5 and got it to work!!! Thanks man, much appreciated. :D :D :D :D
     
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    The chimp with the bong pipe knows what he is talking about!:toast:

    Glad you got it fixed, Volkszorn88.:)
     
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    Microsoft is focusing too much effort on trying to "beat Apple". It never will (in those markets). But it is causing sufficient distraction that they are dropping the ball on their own core products. Time for some heads to roll. Needs new management. The mess if IE7 and IE8 kept me on IE6 for too long... until Chrome came and filled the gap. I was a die hard IE6 user, and now I love Chrome and do everything web in it.

    Same is true for MS mail and messenger products. The way they purposely let Outlook Express rot was strategic failure. Moved on to Thunderbird. No, I am not buying the overbloated cumbersome over windowed Outlook product.
     
  7. Volkszorn88

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    The ones with a bong pipe are usually the wise ones lol
     
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    Im surprised ppl still use MSN:laugh:
     
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    :slap:

    I use msn/skype and xfire for chatting.
     
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    Lol yeah i figured sum ppl still use it, I just don't hear about it anymore, all I hear about is facebook... facebook... facebook ect.:nutkick:
     
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    Ye, never had a bebo, facebook, myspace or twitter. I keep it old school :D
     
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    I prefer to use Miranda IM. 3~4 MB RAM footprint and very low CPU usage.
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    MSN is bigger than facebook among the people I socialize with. We also use it as ways of communication at my job.
     
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    I use most IM programs but I run them thru Raptr, which integrates just about anything,,,
     
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    Also my email is hotmail, so another reason why I use msn.
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Yep, It lags my system also :(
     
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    Revert back like I did so life as we know it can continue on.
     
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    Yea i hated it with in the first 10 seconds of installing it. Uninstalled it and went back to the previous version.

    I have found that alot more people now just use face book to chat and ditched MSN, sad.
     
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    MSN in Canada is the THING :p ppl do not know what aim is here, thank god lol

    I actually like the new MSN... not that different then the older versions if you put it in the "compact" mode
     
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    Aha............ thank you, the thing has been pissing me off for the last few days since I upgraded, I also use MSN in my job but am always logged in (as offline) when on my home pc too as I have had the same hotmail address for 8-9 years :rockout:
     
  21. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    MSN is still big around here, with facebook being second place.



    FB is popular because unlike MSN, parents havent figured out how to read their messages - whereas MSN is easy to set the PC to record chat logs and such.

    (and yes, i know this first hand from fixing some young colleagues at works PC's - even at 19-20, their parents still read their chat logs)
     
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    Msn through miranda im + skype....

    live messenger sux, full of bloatware...
     
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    to the bloat comments: a-patch, makes MSN so much tidier.
     
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    lvm 2011 patch is ready? sounds good, thx...
     
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    Or, or...use aMSN...works for me...
     

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