MSN messenger wont connect

  freaky2fly 16:24 01 Jan 2008

hiya im having trouble connecting through MSN Messenger 8.1 when i type in my username and password error code 80072745 appears and when i try and troubleshoot it says my gateway is offline......

....any ideas plaese??

  jimv7 16:28 01 Jan 2008

Check your firewall is letting messenger through.

  freaky2fly 16:37 01 Jan 2008

i have checked the firewall and it is allowed i even trned the firewall off and it still didnt work???

  jellyhead 16:46 01 Jan 2008

Do you us a router? if so try disconnecting its power for a minute, reconnect, let it stabalise connection and try msn again, hope this helps.

  freaky2fly 16:50 01 Jan 2008

Thanks for the advice but im not using a router.

  birdface 18:12 01 Jan 2008

What firewall do you have.

  Joe R 18:18 01 Jan 2008


you could try uninstalling, and then reinstalling messenger.

  freaky2fly 11:58 05 Jan 2008

if i log on straight away it connects, thankyou for all your advice :o)

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