Windows Live Messenger 2009 not responding in Windows 7

By minmin
Feb 9, 2011
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  1. I just reinstalled windows live messenger 2009 in my laptop. I always manage to sign in but it stops responding a few seconds after that. If I'm lucky enough it works for a few minutes. I've tried some suggestions online but they don't work.

    Here are the details of the error. Hope it gives a clue on how to solve it.

    The program msnmsgr.exe version 14.0.8117.416 stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Action Center control panel.
    Process ID: c20
    Start Time: 01cbc838a3246f8e
    Termination Time: 11
    Application Path: C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
    Report Id: 0657d3f5-342d-11e0-bc8f-001e379eb428

    - System

    - Provider

    [ Name] Application Hang

    - EventID 1002

    [ Qualifiers] 0

    Level 2

    Task 101

    Keywords 0x80000000000000

    - TimeCreated

    [ SystemTime] 2011-02-09T09:14:43.000000000Z

    EventRecordID 3857

    Channel Application

    Computer user-PC


    - EventData

    C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe


    Binary data:

    In Words

    0000: 006E0055 006E006B 0077006F 0000006E
    0008: 0000

    In Bytes

    0000: 55 00 6E 00 6B 00 6E 00 U.n.k.n.
    0008: 6F 00 77 00 6E 00 00 00 o.w.n...
    0010: 00 00 ..

    Please help me guys! It'll be very much appreciated because I don't like windows live messenger 2011.
  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    Per your PM: Windows Live Messenger is outside of my area of expertise. I don't use messaging programs.

    I found the following bits of info:
    Microsoft has switched off Active Links in Windows Live Messenger 2009.
    Possibly this might be related to your problem. More HERE>

    Hopefully someone in this forum will be able to assist you.
  3. minmin

    minmin TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Alright thanks for the reply :)
    Guess I'll just have to use wlm2011
  4. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    You're welcome. I thought that was the case.

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