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Having a Windows Error Code 80070193 pop up does happen. Fortunately it is a known issue and there are some easy tips to helping you solve the problem. Read our article on Windows Error Code 80070193 and take care of it today.

The Problem

When you try to sign in to Messenger 7 you receive this error code which prevents you from signing in to the service.

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Error code 80070193 occurs due to a number of different issues which could be preventing you from signing in to Messenger. You can begin to troubleshoot by attempting to repair the Messenger program. Click on Start on the main toolbar and then choose Control Panel from the pop-up menu. When the Control Panel window opens choose Add/Remove Programs and then click on Messenger and choose Change. Click on Repair and then follow the instructions which will walk you through the process.

Make sure the time and date is set properly on your PC. You can check this by double clicking on the time in the lower right hand corner of the desktop screen. If the time and date are not correct make the necessary corrections and then try to sign in to Messenger again.

If you are using a third party firewall such as ZoneAlarm it may be blocking the Messenger program from access to the Internet. In this case it may be necessary to add Windows Live Messenger to the list of allowed programs in the firewall list. You can also try disabling and then re-enabling the firewall application and then try to sign in to Messenger again. If you have disabled the firewall to troubleshoot other problems in the past, this will help to ensure the firewall is not the cause of the problem.

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 MSXML3.dll regsvr32 initpki.dll and regsvr32 wintrust.dll and then try to sign in to Windows Live Messenger again.

TipFor more information, please see: How to fix Messenger error #80070193

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