Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows 7 and Windows Live Messenger


30 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 
Windows 7 and Windows Live Messenger

Like many others (judging from Google), I have been having problems with Windows Live Messenger stability under Windows 7 (I'm using the 64-bit Enterprise version). The stability problems manifest as inability to log in, or, if you can log in, as bounced messages or random and frequent dropping out of connectivity.

The puzzling thing is that there is no problem with WLM if I first connect to my work VPN, and other PCs on my home network running XP also have no problems.

My security software is Microsoft Security Essentials, and what seems to have resolved the issue is to add WLM and associated services to MSE as "Excluded Processes" under the Settings tab. I added all 4 executables in the Messenger program group (i.e. msnmsgr.exe, msvs.exe, wlcsdk.exe, wlcstart.exe), and Messenger has been stable ever since. I hope this helps someone else wrestling with WLM!


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Windows 7 and Windows Live Messenger




Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:09 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33