Running into Windows Error code 80048883 can slow up your day. Searching out this guide will help you take care of the problem once and for all.
This error prevents you from successfully signing in to Windows Live Messenger. If you try to sign in to the service on a different computer you still receive the error message.
The problem is caused by issues with the SSL Cache in Internet Explorer or by security library files which have become corrupt or are missing. There are few different troubleshooting methods you can use to try and resolve the error.
Open Internet Explorer and click on Tools
on the main toolbar. Choose Internet Options
from the drop down menu and then click on Content
. Proceed to click on Clear SSL State
located under Certificates
and when you receive confirmation that the cache has been cleared click on OK
. Try to sign in to Windows Messenger.
If you still are experiencing problems with the error try clearing the temporary Internet files. Click on Tools
on the main toolbar in Internet Explorer and then choose Internet Options
from the drop down menu. When the Internet Options window opens, click on General
and locate Temporary Internet Files
. Click on Delete Files
and place a check mark in the box next to then click on OKtwo times and try to sign in to Messenger again.
If troubleshooting is unsuccessful it will be necessary to re-register DLL files in the SSL Security Library. To do this, click on Start on the main toolbar of your desktop and then choose Run from the menu. When the command prompt opens enter REGSVR32 softpub.dll and then press the Enter key. When the command is complete you will receive a message that says DLLRegisterServer succeeded. You will need to complete this process for each of the following commands by entering them one at a time and receiving confirmation for each one: REGSVR32 Rsaenh.dll REGSVR32 Dssenh.dll REGSVR32 wintrust.dll REGSVR32 initpki.dll REGSVR32 Mssip32.dll REGSVR32 Cryptdlg.dll REGSVR32 Slbcsp.dll REGSVR32 Gpkcsp.dll and REGSVR32 Sccbase.dll. Try to sign in to Windows Live Messenger.
If you are still experiencing problems you can try to correct the error to change the settings 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.
TipFor more information, please see: How to fix Messenger error #80048883