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Hi,

Recently I updated my windows and one the the "important update" i had to do was Windows Live Essential 2011 including the WLM2011. Now I installed it and I cant see any of my contacts online nor can i chat with them even if they can type to me I cant answer.

Anyone has that problem ? ... WLM2011 is the worst WLM ever >.>
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i wouldnt say that, and after install you need to RESTART YOUR PC it gave me the same issues until i did
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i restarted a few times already ... also reinstalled WLM2011 still not working properly
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i installed wlm9 back


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wlm 2011 sucks huge balls / thread
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Maybe if you don't like messenger (I personally didn't like it.) Consider changing IM applications? I suggest Trillian IM 5 for Windows. Its takes 10x less resources than wlm2011 and looks sleeker and has more functionalites like using it for multiple IM accounts and social accounts like facebook etc. I suggest trying it out. Maybe look at youtube so you can see what its like. Also you can go on to deviantart and search for some cool new skins for trillian also if you do not like the default skin. Hope this helps

Heres the link
http://www.trillian.im/learn/tour-trillian5.html
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I made the mistake of updating it on my laptop. It tries to integrate everything together. From what I gather, you can't even change your nickname. You have to use your real name (sorta).

For the desktop, I'm sticking with the previous version. It's much easier to operate.
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I've installed wlm 11, to my win7 virtual box, and literally runs dandy, i've been able to use the oracle virtual box to hardware accelerate, and play bowling in it... smooth, . And it runs dandy to. The contacts are to the right, the chat once u double click them, is left or new window. You need to re add the menu bar, which is individual to each msn window at first. And a few other choices to. But really, it's just a nicer more cleaner gui for the app.

I use IM+ for the ipad, and that handles my msn on the go, while it's teathered to my samsung galaxy S, (Bell, 3g, 6gb plan). Works dandy to.

But overall I haven't had this issue, I did reboot, and not load the msn right away, and didn't see any issues. rebooting a vm is awesomely simple and fast...

- Le_Loup


*edit*
For changing nicks', i've done that in my ipad on IM+, and it tends to relate it to the msn when I login to it on my win7 virtual box, but that doesn't always refresh, sometimes it reverts and I have to re update IM+ lol.
    
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