Windows error codes can be cryptic and frustrating. Check out this guide for solving your Windows Error code 80048439 and how to keep it from happening again.
About the Error
You receive this error message when you try to sign in to Windows Live Messenger. Once the error message appears it prevents you from logging in to the service.
Prevent Windows code 80048439 from happening to you.
This error code is an extension of 80048820 in Messenger version 7.5 to which the primary fix was resetting the date and time on your PR. However when you do this you receive error code 80048820 with the extended error code of 80048439. Windows Live Messenger works through connection settings in Internet Explorer so it is likely that there is a problem with the setting in Internet Explorer.
Open Internet Explorer and click on Tools
on the main toolbar and then choose Internet Options
from the drop down menu. Click on Connections
and then choose Local Area Network
settings. Remove the check mark from the box next to Use a proxy server for your LAN
. When you are finished click on Advanced
and then choose Security
. Remove the check mark next to Check for server certificate revocation
if a check mark is present in the box. Verify that Use SSL 2.0
and Use SSL 3.0
both have a check mark placed in the box and click OK
. Try to sign in Windows Live Messenger again.
If you are still experiencing difficulty signing in to Messenger it may be necessary to re-register DLL files. You can do this by clicking on Start
on the main toolbar and then choosing Run
from the menu. When the command prompt opens enter regsvr32 softpub.dll
and then press the Enter
key. Repeat this procedure for each of the following files: regsvr32 wintrust.dll regsvr32 MSXML3.dll
and regsvr32 initpki.dll
and then try to sign in to Windows Live Messenger again.
Sometimes if you are using a third party firewall such as ZoneAlarm it may block your access to Windows Messenger if the site is not added to the allowed list of websites. If Windows Messenger is not included in the list, add it to the list and try to sign in to the service again.
TipFor more information, please see: How to fix Messenger error #80048439