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need help with my vista home premium desperatly

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by blackholla, Oct 8, 2008.

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  1. blackholla

    blackholla Thread Starter

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    im so frustrated i keep getting an error every time i try to sign into messenger, which took an age to download as numerous versions refused to finish installing im sure that its the firewall however i have disabled it and it still doesnt work someone must be able to help the error is called 80048820 thanks.
     
  2. P3NGY

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    Which type of msn are you running on??
    It might be an antivirus/firewall blocking it
     
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    1. The date on your computer needs to be set properly -- double click the clock verify that
    the timehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time and date are set.
    2. If your password information is not saved, verify that you are typing it in with the
    correct case (uppercase or lowercase).
    3. Change your password @ https://login.passport.com/ChangePW.srf to
    something smaller (under 10-12 characters), then try signing in again.
    4. If you use a firewallhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firewall (like ZoneAlarm, Norton Internet Security etc. ), it's possible
    that Messenger doesn't have the correct rights to access the Internet, especially since you
    upgraded. You may need to re/add Messenger to the allowed list of programs in your firewall
    if this is the case.
    5. If you disabled your firewall in the past, it still may be blocking Messenger -- try
    restarting it and see if that helps the situation. You also might try uninstalling an
    installed firewall, to verify that it isn't causing a problem (even if it is disabled).
    6. Clear your IE cache and cookies -- open Internet Explorerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Explorer , click the Tools menu, then
    Internet Options, then click the Delete Files button, and when that's complete click the
    Delete Cookies button.
    7. Check your IE Security settings -- open Internet Explorer, click the Tools menu, then
    Internet Options, then Advanced tab, scroll to the Security section, and verify that "Check
    for server certificate revocation" is unchecked. Also verify that 'Use SSL 2.0' and Use SSL
    3.0' is checked, then click OK.
    8. Click Start, then Run, and enter the following:
    regsvr32 softpub.dll
    then click OK
    and do the same for the following:
    regsvr32 wintrust.dll
    regsvr32 initpki.dll
    regsvr32 MSXML3.dll
    ____________________________________________
    SOURCE: TOMSHARDWARE.COM
     
  4. Antiapplekid

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    Have you tried pidgin
     
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