Configuring Windows Live Messenger through the Norton Firewall 2008

Configuring Windows Live Messenger through the Norton Firewall 2008

1. From the system tray, near the system clock, double click on the Norton Internet Security or Norton Personal Firewall icon.

2. In the Norton window, click on Norton Internet Security tab and then click on Settings.

3. Select Norton Internet Security below the Settings option.

4. In the Norton Internet Security window, Click on Personal Firewall.

5. Now Click on Program control option and click on Configure at the bottom.

6. Check if Windows Live Messenger or msnmsgr appears in the Program Control list. If Windows Live Messenger or msnmsgr is not listed, proceed to Step 7. If it is present then proceed to Step 10.

7. Click on Add button at the bottom, to add Windows Live Messenger to the Program List.

8. In the new Select a program window, browse to C:\Program Files\Windows Live \Messenger and select MSNMSGR.exe, if you are using Windows Live Messenger 8.5 or later and click Open. If you are using Windows Live Messenger 8.1, browse to C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MSNMSGR.exe and click Open.

9. Click on Allow in the Security Request window, to control the Messenger access and click on OK.

10. Once you add Windows Live Messenger in to the list it will look like below :

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