Monthly Archives: February 2005

Error code 81000365 at sign-in

I’ve seen ia number of reports of folks getting an 81000365 error trying to sign-in to MSN Messenger.  Many of the 81000365 errors at sign-in have been resolved by re-adding MSN Messenger to your firewall allowed application list.  It seems … Continue reading

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Skype to offer free SMS

From an interesting story about Skype. A free feature that lets users send short text messages to mobile phones from internet phone service Skype was being made available for testing starting on Thursday. Prior to Thursday, people downloading the … Continue reading

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Getting an error 80072f19?

The Dev Lead responsible for MSN Messenger connectivity sent me this very cool link.  If you’re getting an 80072f19 error when you try to connect to MSN Messenger, check out this site.  Here’s the best bit. This worked for me: … Continue reading

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MSN Messenger setup has failed with error code ‘1603’

(Updated 4/7/05) Folks, we think we have fixed most of the 1603 issues in 7.0.  Go here and try the released build. (Update 3/18/05) Several folks have contacted me to who have tried these steps listed here, but who are … Continue reading

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Janac’s very cool Space

Via MC I found Jana’s Joint.  She’s a Product Manager working on chats and communities applications.  If you’re interested in keeping up on the latest chats from Microsoft, sign up for an alert.  I did! I’ve also added a link … Continue reading

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Fixing the “Cannot play wink at this time. Try another wink” error

If you’re getting "cannot play wink’ you may need to reinstall the Macromedia Flash Player to resolve this problem.  To uninstall, and then reinstall the Flash Player:   1.        Click Start, and then click Control Panel. 2.        Click Add or … Continue reading

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Very cool Spaces factoids

I’m a bit behind on reading some of my favorite Spaces, but I thought this was very cool.  Ryan has some very interesting facts about Spaces and the Spaces team.  

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