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Windows 7: msn help please

11 Feb 2011   #1

windows 7
 
 
msn help please

(had new windows live but preferred the old messenger so i downloaded old version of messenger)i get this now when i when I logged into MSN Messenger saying that if I wanted to update, I must log in as a local administrator. Now I can't even log in at all, because I get the message:

"You cannot sign into MSN Messenger because you are using an old version of MSN Messenger.

Note: To upgrade MSN Messenger, you need to log on to this computer as a local administrator."

What the heck does this mean i am the administrator, and how do I get MSN Messenger , thanks

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11 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

My guess is, you'll either need to remove the Live version first, so they aren't conflicting....or if the MSN Messenger version isn't supported anymore.

Honestly, of the few remaining people I know of who still use IM programs, not one of them are using the service-provided application. All are using something like Trillian, Mirinda, etc. Give one of those a shot.
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11 Feb 2011   #3

windows 7
 
 

is there a hidden administrator on windows 7 as in vista ?
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11 Feb 2011   #4

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1 OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pablo70 View Post
is there a hidden administrator on windows 7 as in vista ?
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
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 msn help please





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