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I don't know if Microsoft thinks before they act. Found something that worked for me.http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2005/10/18/482472.aspx 8/25/2008 Jason said... Jason,Thanks for the excellent post. Thank You, Thank you, Thank you!!! http://comvurgent.com/xp-media/xp-media-center-re-install-problem.html

thanks a lot. I have the latest.Method 2: Install the latest driver for your video adapter - doneMethod 3: Contact the video card manufacturer to obtain and install the latest driver - done - If you dont need Messenger funtionality in MCE I have managed to uncheck the 'allow instant messaging' box in messaging and caller ID menu despite getting the 'unable to load messenger' Go back to “Options” in Hotmail and under “Customize your contacts” click “Import contacts.” This will give you options to import contacts from various sources, selects “Choose the file to import”

Enter your MSN or Hotmail e-mail address and its corresponding password. He also worked as a freelance programmer and computer consultant. Thank you very much. Know a better answer?

andy's method worked for me also had to try a few times before I was quick enough! 11/24/2008 Warren said... And your messenger still works.too.Don: This worked great!! SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. I used option 2.

close all windows, and restart the media center. Errors appear during synchronization when the server is experiencing difficulty getting your saved Messenger display picture. Thanks Jason you are worth your weight in adwords. 10/28/2008 Anonymous said... I know how vital it is to resolve this issue.

Your cache administrator is webmaster. i was just wondering if anyone was experiencing the same problem. A Critical Media Center Process has unexpectedly failed. I've got Windows XP Media Center and although my Media Center tv shows up I did get that 'Cannot find Messenger' error.

Nothing works! by R. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Works for Yahoo Messenger too.Fixing Error 720 On An SsTP VPNFixing Error 720 on a Server 2008/2008 R2 Secure Socket Tunnelling Protocol (SSTP) VPN.Remove Folders From Media Center’s Media LibraryHow to

Thanks!Media Center starts instantly now too. 2/12/2011 christina0377 said... this content by The Delphu / April 3, 2009 2:01 AM PDT In reply to: This works!!! Thanks again. Actually, in writing the reply to Mark I realized that I had not yet tried to get through the Media Center wizard with the ATI driver disabled.

JCS 10/05/2009 Anonymous said... Do you have that installed on your system? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - This works!!! weblink And your messenger still works.too.This was a great suggestion that worked for me.

To re-enable Messenger integration, merge the 'fixwmerror-method1 - wmintegrationenabled.reg' file instead.Note that this fix is 'per-user' so you have to apply it for every user that is affected.Method 2 - Exempt I cannot get rid of them while deleting them in Media center (I get the message that the album/file could not be found on the C: drive). Resolution via Registry Tweaking:- To do this:- Open Notepad and copy and paste the following:-  [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\ehshell.exe] "AllowMessengerExecHandleFailure"=dword:00000001 Now save the above as a reg file.

Change your saved Windows Live Messenger display picture.

Updated about 8 yrs, 25 days ago (February 20, 2009). Re-synchronize your account. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. To do this: Sign in to Windows Live Messenger using a computer.

Anonymous So I followed your instruction and it got rid of the message . I cannot seem to find that user in the reg edit. skip to main | skip to sidebar Jason Tsang's Blog Monday, August 25, 2008 Windows Messenger error in Media Center Edition 2005 As a result of a recently released security update check over here I used the zipped file.Your blog also directed me to Aaron Stebner's fix for Media Center registration failures...so a double thanks;¬) 9/11/2008 technick said... 1st option reg edit worked for me.

Under “Customize your contacts”, click “Export contacts.” This action will allow you to save WLMContacts.csv file (save it on desktop). Congratulations.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - OMG! Copyright 2016 The Digital Lifestyle.com Apprise Theme powered by WordPress This site uses cookies. ☒ Setting up a smart home for the rest of usRead More + + Articles & Please try the request again.

Please follow these steps: Login to Windows Live Hotmail account, and go to “Options” on the top right corner. I installed KB94668 back and the error message came back and the UI was gone again. EricAs you seem to be Media Center Expert, I have another problem I need to solve:I have "unknown album" by "unknown artist" in my music library (album inconnu artiste inconnu in The error “Messenger failure: Media Center was unable to open Messenger.

Yes! I started another video conversation and everything was fine until i attempted to download a video file. When I opened the Media Center, I got the following Error Messages: 1. Thanks.

It is possible that there is only a delay with not so fast pc's but good luck trying, I got a teeny 'screw you Bill Gates' buzz when I managed it. It totally worked! Once I then disabled Messenger from within MCE I notice that it also starts up more quickly.Thanks for taking the time to post the solution - it's really appreciated.Chrishttp://learn2develop.blogspot.com 9/03/2008 Toni