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Windows 7: Live Messenger Won't Sign In


24 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7, build 7600.
 
 
Live Messenger Won't Sign In

Hey,

I've just reinstalled Windows 7 64bit, installed Live Messenger and it does not want to sign in

When I click trouble shoot, it says "your hosts file contains Windows Live Messenger related entries which may interfere with name resolution"...

Anyone got an idea, I click repair but it does nothing..

Thanks


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24 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Does it give you an error code?
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25 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Open Windows Explorer and navigate to the following location: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc

You'll see a couple of files in the 'etc' folder but we're looking for the hosts file. So double-click the file named 'hosts'. From the list of programs, choose Notepad and click OK.

Kindly post a screenshot.
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