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MSN Trys to login in when offline?!?!?

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by gromit77, Apr 18, 2004.

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  1. gromit77

    gromit77 Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    This has been bugging me for aaaaaaaaaaaages, time to try and sort it out!

    My MSN try's to sign in when I come offline. I go online, it signs in as it should great, then I come offline close my browsers etc so I'm looking at my desktop. A few seconds later the green man starts flashing and my internet connection dialog box appears asking me to go online. I cancel this, MSN stops, then a few seconds later it tries again. After the 2nd or 3rd time of this, it gets the message and doesn't happen again until I go back online and offline then the ritual starts again!

    I'm not sure if it does this without me going online, after I boot, cos I usually go straight online first thing to check my mail etc.

    Any ideas?

    Neil
     
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    If by MSN you're referring to MSN Messenger? Then open Messenger (all versions have this feature just in slightly different locations), on or off-line, click the Tools menu; Options; Preferences. Clear the check box next to 'Run Windows/MSN Messenger when Windows starts.' Click the OK button. Close and Exit Messenger.

    Start/Open Outlook Express; Click the Tools menu; Point to Options; Clear the checkbox next to 'Automatically log on to Windows/MSN Messenger. Click Apply; Click Ok. Close then restart Outlook Express for changes to take effect.
     
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