Using the latest installation of Windows Live Messenger you receive this error message when you try to sign in to the service.
3 things you should do if Signing in to Windows Live Messenger ...
The latest installation of Windows Live Messenger displays this error for a number of reasons some of which include incorrect system date and time, corrupt or missing DLL files, or a problem with the proxy settings. Before you try any of the troubleshooting suggestions, check to ensure the date and time on your PC is set correctly. You can do this by clicking on the time in the lower right hand portion of the desktop screen.
If everything is correct with the date and time you may need to re-register DLL files which are necessary for running Messenger. To do this, click on Start
on the main toolbar and then choose Run
from the pop up menu. When the command prompt appears enter regsvr32 softpub.dll
and then press the Enter
key. Follow the exact same procedure and enter the following DLL files one at a time: regsvr32 initpki.dll regsvr32 MSXML3.dll regsvr32 wintrust.dll
. Close the command prompt and try to sign in to Messenger.
You should also check to make sure the proxy settings in Internet Explorer are correct. Open Internet Explorer and then click on Tools
on the main toolbar. Choose Internet Options
from the drop down menu and then click on Connections
. Choose Local Area Network Settings
and then remove the check mark from Use a proxy server for your LAN.
. Make sure Automatically detect settings
has a check mark in the box and then close the Internet Options window. Try to sign in to Windows Live Messenger again.
TipFor more information, please see: How to fix Messenger error #8100030d