Cannot install Windows Live

Discussion in 'Windows Live Messenger' started by TMA, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. TMA

    TMA Guest

    When I run Windows Life setup program, I get the following message:

    Couldn't install programs
    Sorry, you cannot install the programs you've chosen on this operating
    Error: os_check: 0x802280004
    Next steps: check the system requirements for more details.

    How can I fix this?
    I'm on XP Pro 64bits.
    TMA, Jul 16, 2009
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  2. Greetings,

    XP 64-bit isn't supported I'm afraid.

    However, it does work. You'll just need to download the Microsoft Installer files directly
    from my blog:!E3785B1281BBDA1!1723.entry

    Scroll down to the Messenger category and make sure you install all the required components;
    just the Messenger installed on its own isn't good enough I'm afraid.

    Finally, I'm afraid I don't have the Portuguese version on there. If you would prefer that,
    I'll happily grab it for you. You can install the other required components if you wish as
    they're not localized in any language and you don't see them.

    Jonathan Kay
    Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
    MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
    MessengerGeek Blog:
    Messenger Resources:
    (c) 2009 Jonathan Kay - If redistributing, you must include this signature or citation
    Jonathan Kay [MVP], Jul 17, 2009
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  3. TMA

    TMA Guest

    Thx Jonathan. I'll do that tomorrow.

    But even though I am from brazil, I like to keep all my apps in english. So
    .... no worries.
    TMA, Jul 17, 2009
  4. TMA


    Nov 7, 2009
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    Hi, i need help for windows live messenger

    when i tryed to log in my messenger i got message you need to update, when i clicked yes and downloaded update, it said to me you cannot install messenger on this computer (something like that) then i found this forum and i visited site messengergeek and i found and downloaded everything that was on the list for download..but when i started my messenger and typed in my name and pass i got this message:
    MsnMsgr.Exe - Entry Point Not Found

    "The procedure entry point SHRegGetValueW could not be located in the dynamic link library SHLWAPI.dll" and after i close this message another prompts and sais:

    "We can't sign you into windows live messenger"
    "singning in to windows live messenger failed becouse service is temporary unavailable, please try again later."

    Can you somehow help me i really need messenger :confused:
    murqe, Nov 7, 2009
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