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Windows 7: Windows live messenger killing me


07 Dec 2009   #1

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Windows live messenger killing me

hey... i ma new here and i get this error on windows live messenger -- we cannot sign you into windows live messenger, your contact list is unavailable-- error code is 80072EE2


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07 Dec 2009   #2

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Uninstall and try installing again.
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07 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Uninstall and try installing again.

that doesnt help.. i formatted and intalled again but nothing seems to be working ( it also says i ma not connected to .net service)
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07 Dec 2009   #4

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Grannittfire View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Uninstall and try installing again.

that doesnt help.. i formatted and intalled again but nothing seems to be working ( it also says i ma not connected to .net service)

Type services in search. Go to the service in question, set to on and automatic.
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07 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Grannittfire View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Uninstall and try installing again.

that doesnt help.. i formatted and intalled again but nothing seems to be working ( it also says i ma not connected to .net service)

Type services in search. Go to the service in question, set to on and automatic.
i dont get what your saying...
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07 Dec 2009   #6

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Grannittfire View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Grannittfire View Post


that doesnt help.. i formatted and intalled again but nothing seems to be working ( it also says i ma not connected to .net service)

Type services in search. Go to the service in question, set to on and automatic.
i dont get what your saying...
Go to search, by startup menu. In search type the word services. You will be presented with the service menu. In that menu search for the service .net service. Look at it, if it is off turn it on. If it is set to manual set to automatic. Then hit apply. Then see if your messenger works.
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07 Dec 2009   #7

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Grannittfire View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post


Type services in search. Go to the service in question, set to on and automatic.
i dont get what your saying...
Go to search, by startup menu. In search type the word services. You will be presented with the service menu. In that menu search for the service .net service. Look at it, if it is off turn it on. If it is set to manual set to automatic. Then hit apply. Then see if your messenger works.
well.. sorry but it doesnt show anything when i type that
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07 Dec 2009   #8

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Try it this way. Go to help (in start menu) type start services go to system services then go to change current state of services. If you get that far you should see the service in question.
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07 Dec 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Grannittfire View Post
hey... i ma new here and i get this error on windows live messenger -- we cannot sign you into windows live messenger, your contact list is unavailable-- error code is 80072EE2
There is an easy solution for this problem in the link below from Microsoft.
Messenger problems: Resolving sign-in error 80072ef3 | mynetx – Windows Live Enhanced

Other solutions like this one are all over the internet.
I solved it by double clicking on the time
(bottom right), then click on the 'internet time' tab, then click on 'update
now' button........... now wait for it to update (it will tell you!) then
once finished click apply or ok!

you may have to turn your internet off to do this and restart to take affect!
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07 Dec 2009   #10

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Grannittfire View Post
hey... i ma new here and i get this error on windows live messenger -- we cannot sign you into windows live messenger, your contact list is unavailable-- error code is 80072EE2
There is an easy solution for this problem in the link below from Microsoft.
Messenger problems: Resolving sign-in error 80072ef3 | mynetx – Windows Live Enhanced

Other solutions like this one are all over the internet.
I solved it by double clicking on the time
(bottom right), then click on the 'internet time' tab, then click on 'update
now' button........... now wait for it to update (it will tell you!) then
once finished click apply or ok!

you may have to turn your internet off to do this and restart to take affect!
wel..that does not work either... it says timeout when i click update
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