Windows Messenger can't connect but I am on BroadB

  [email protected] 14:23 10 Feb 2005
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I cannot connect to Windows Messenger & get an error message saying...
"... the service cannot be found make sure that you are connected to the Internet",

However I am connected and on Broadband. I tried to get a new net. passport but got a message saying,"... the Wizard could not connect to the Internet, or the webservice returned a page which is not valid"
I'm guessing it is a settings prob. but don't know how to solve it!
Any help would be much appreciated, thank you!

  pro747 14:34 10 Feb 2005

I think you'll find that Messenger is down at the moment & has been having real problems since last night (09/02/05)

click here

Regards
Pete

  ACOLYTE 14:37 10 Feb 2005

I have just signed in to MSN7 ok.

  JIM 15:37 10 Feb 2005

As has be said by others.MSN in certain areas still having problems,but if in doubt you could try a repair via add/remove programs for messenger.

I would wait a bit to see what may happen.

Also reboot your system now and again in the meantime to kick start MSN from normal startup, incase there have been problems in your area.?

  [email protected] 16:10 10 Feb 2005

Thanks I thought it was just me! (put on SP 2 yesterday!) I think it must be the prob. described as otherwise I could prob. at least access the web page!

  Meshuga 16:16 10 Feb 2005

Hi Debe, Windows messenger has been having problems but appears to be ok at the moment. Suggest you do not alter anything yet but wait and see.

  JIM 16:29 10 Feb 2005

my turn now, i have no connection :(

  Noelg23 16:35 10 Feb 2005

I was having problems trying to connect to MSN the other night...and its now working so maybe they are doing some technical update...they should at least email us about it...

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