Are you using Windows Live Messenger in a corporate intranet, and experiencing the error code 80072ef3 when trying to sign in? Changed port configurations in Messenger 2009 cause this error to happen, and you will have to bypass your corporate proxy for the Messenger servers.
This post sheds light on how to solve Windows Live Messenger errors 80072ee2 and 80072efd occurring on sign-in. You can fix them by configuring the firewall and checking your proxy settings. Configuring your firewall You are using Windows XP? Click Start, Control Panel, Windows Firewall. Switch to the Exceptions tab.
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Windows Live Messenger is using the same Internet libraries as Internet Explorer, and thus also using the same connection settings. This means that if Internet Explorer is set to Work offline, Messenger will consider this and deny to sign in. To disable Internet Explorer Offline mode, try the following. Click
A lot of connection problems of all kinds will raise if you are using a firewall that does not allow Windows Live Messenger to connect to the MSN servers. Here are some key tips on which communication needs to be allowed and white-listed so that Messenger can sign in properly.
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You have a webcam, connect it to your computer, but Messenger doesn’t recognize it? There are several tips you might try out. Restart Messenger. The camera might appear now. Doesn’t work? Restart Windows, having the webcam plugged in (if external). Is the cable connected correctly? Look in “My Computer” (Windows