Running into Windows Error code 80070002 (Signing in to Windows Live Messenger failed because the service is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later. Error code 80070002) can slow up your day. Searching out this guide will help you take care of the Messenger problem once and for all.
Error code 80070002 occurs when you enter your sign in information for Windows Live Messenger. Once the error appears it prevents you from signing in to the Messenger service.
Do following to prevent Windows code 80070002
This error appears when you try to sign in to Windows Live Messenger due to a number of issues which relate to Internet Explorer configurations and DLL file problems. There are a few troubleshooting techniques you can try to resolve the error.
Click on Start
on the main toolbar of your desktop and then choose My Computer
from the pop-up menu. When the new window opens click on C Drive
and then choose the Documents and Settings
folder. Click on All Users
and then choose the Application Data
folder. Click on the Microsoft
folder and then choose IdentityCRL
. In the IdentityCRL folder look for the file ppcrlconfig.dll
and then right click on it and choose Delete
from the menu and then close the window. Click on Start
on the main toolbar and then choose Control Panel
from the pop-up window. When the Control Panel window opens click on Add/Remove Programs
and uninstall any Windows Live Messenger or MSN Messenger programs. Reinstall the programs and then try to sign in to Windows Live Messenger or MSN Messenger.
If you are still experiencing problems open Internet Explorer and click on Tools
on the main toolbar and then choose Internet Options
from the drop down menu. 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 #80070002