every time i turn my internet explorer on and my msn messenger on i keep gettin a notification saying i've already signed in at another location.is this an issue that i should be worried about or what is it(sounds daft asking that when the notification basically says it). if it is an issue to be concerned about what steps should i take. ie contact msn, change password. can i also add that i've disabled windows mesenger and have msn as my homepage if that makes any difference. suggestions/advise welcome.This has actually been happening for over a year and im only realising the implications of it now
loaded in zone alarm and just happened to notice that the the windows messenger which i previously had said was disabled was running still and listening to ports 8686.was abit suprised to see it cause it doesnt show up on my task manager applications running or on my bottom right task bar. how can i go about permanently disabling or deleting it. i followed a step by step guide before but it obviously hasnt done the job. one other thing why does it say its listening and the msn messenger just says msn. surely the two function the same
hi i get EXACTLY the same problem and so does my sister.im still looking for a solution.ive completly deleted windows messenger on my computer (which was built by packard bell) except it still shows its ugly mug signing in when i dont want it to.however i built my own comp and i dont get this problem on the i built myself.but there seems to be a pattern that most PC's which are built for people by these companies.mine packard beel my sis's sony viao, has this problem specifically with AOL and Windows messenger, amybe its a comflict between there 'restore to factory settings or back up programs causing this' i dont know.just a thought
It probably means that somone else has got hold of your sign in details and are using your account, I had this problem some time ago and hackers used my account to spam 1000's of emails. You will have to change your password if this is the case. I dont think you can log in as long as the account is in use though.
If Windows Messenger is running signed in with a .NET Passport account , which happens to be the same account used for MSN Messenger , then you will get an error/notification stating "already signed in at another location".
Either use a different .NET Passport account or shutdown/remove Windows Messenger .
I think Simon7063 is probably right. My daughter sometimes borrows her boyfriends laptop when she is travelling to uni and signs in on my account, not a problem for me as I know who it is. I do find though if I keep trying to sign in I can generally knock her off.
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