msn messenger not loading or takes forever to load

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  1. frustrated

    frustrated Guest

    frustrating issues with windows live messenger on startup. I have the latest
    version of the program, WLM 8.5 . The problem arises right after my laptop
    boots up. WLM does indeed appear under the processes tab in my task manager,
    but nothing appears in my system tray. Everytime i try to end this process,
    nothing happens and the process continues to run. I have tried reinstalling
    this various times, but nothing changes. Also, when i try to shut down my
    laptop, the live messenger running in the background prevents it from doing
    so. If i disable the live messenger from my startup and shut it down,
    everything works normally
    frustrated, Oct 8, 2007
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  2. Greetings frustrated,

    What you're describing can be typically a router deadlocking Messenger.

    Assuming this is the case and you are using a router, reset the router (aka unplug and plug
    back in) and if that doesn't resolve it, try seeing if there's a firmware update for the
    router at the router manufacturers website.

    --
    Jonathan Kay
    Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger/MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
    Associate Expert
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/
    Messenger Resources - http://messenger.jonathankay.com
    All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2007 Jonathan Kay.
    You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.
    --



    "frustrated" <frustrated @discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:...
    > frustrating issues with windows live messenger on startup. I have the latest
    > version of the program, WLM 8.5 . The problem arises right after my laptop
    > boots up. WLM does indeed appear under the processes tab in my task manager,
    > but nothing appears in my system tray. Everytime i try to end this process,
    > nothing happens and the process continues to run. I have tried reinstalling
    > this various times, but nothing changes. Also, when i try to shut down my
    > laptop, the live messenger running in the background prevents it from doing
    > so. If i disable the live messenger from my startup and shut it down,
    > everything works normally
    Jonathan Kay [MVP], Oct 9, 2007
    #2
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  3. frustrated

    chairbear_us Guest

    "frustrated" wrote:

    > frustrating issues with windows live messenger on startup. I have the latest
    > version of the program, WLM 8.5 . The problem arises right after my laptop
    > boots up. WLM does indeed appear under the processes tab in my task manager,
    > but nothing appears in my system tray. Everytime i try to end this process,
    > nothing happens and the process continues to run. I have tried reinstalling
    > this various times, but nothing changes. Also, when i try to shut down my
    > laptop, the live messenger running in the background prevents it from doing
    > so. If i disable the live messenger from my startup and shut it down,
    > everything works normally
    chairbear_us, Oct 9, 2007
    #3
  4. frustrated

    chairbear_us Guest

    ok sorry this is my first time posting so the first time I didnt do it right.
    My dads laptop has windows vista premium on it and my desktop has vista basic
    on it. now when my desktop was working msn live was working great one it.on
    this one ( dads laptop) when i downloaded it it was fine but when i tried to
    open it or run it something would prevent it from running/opening and wanted
    me to download something to fix it and if that didnt work I could try
    downloading something else.Anyone else have this prob?

    "Jonathan Kay [MVP]" wrote:

    > Greetings frustrated,
    >
    > What you're describing can be typically a router deadlocking Messenger.
    >
    > Assuming this is the case and you are using a router, reset the router (aka unplug and plug
    > back in) and if that doesn't resolve it, try seeing if there's a firmware update for the
    > router at the router manufacturers website.
    >
    > --
    > Jonathan Kay
    > Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger/MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
    > Associate Expert
    > http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/
    > Messenger Resources - http://messenger.jonathankay.com
    > All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2007 Jonathan Kay.
    > You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.
    > --
    >
    >
    >
    > "frustrated" <frustrated @discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > > frustrating issues with windows live messenger on startup. I have the latest
    > > version of the program, WLM 8.5 . The problem arises right after my laptop
    > > boots up. WLM does indeed appear under the processes tab in my task manager,
    > > but nothing appears in my system tray. Everytime i try to end this process,
    > > nothing happens and the process continues to run. I have tried reinstalling
    > > this various times, but nothing changes. Also, when i try to shut down my
    > > laptop, the live messenger running in the background prevents it from doing
    > > so. If i disable the live messenger from my startup and shut it down,
    > > everything works normally

    >
    >
    chairbear_us, Oct 9, 2007
    #4
  5. frustrated

    eva Guest

    my msn takes 5 hours to load whats up with that help me please
    eva, Nov 2, 2008
    #5
  6. frustrated

    dan the man Guest

    you mean when you first try to open the app or actually signing in and
    connecting to the service?
    "eva" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >
    > my msn takes 5 hours to load whats up with that help me please
    dan the man, Nov 18, 2008
    #6
  7. frustrated

    nina Guest

    my msn messenger is taking forever why???? what can i do
    "dan the man" wrote:

    > you mean when you first try to open the app or actually signing in and
    > connecting to the service?
    > "eva" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > >
    > > my msn takes 5 hours to load whats up with that help me please

    >
    >
    nina, Jan 23, 2010
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