If you have been trying to resolve a Windows Error code 8100030f you are in luck. Our how-to guide will walk you through the steps needed to clean up the problem from your PC.
When you install the latest version of Windows Live Messenger and try to sign in you receive this error message.
The cause of this error code is related to difficulty with Domain Name Server Resolution on different kinds of Local Area Networks (LAN). If you are certain your PC has not been infected with a virus or malware you can resolve the problem by adding a string to the hosts file.
Click on Start
on the main toolbar and then choose My Computer
from the pop up menu. When the My Computer window opens click on C drive
and then double click on the Windows folder
. In the Windows folder locate the System32 folder
and double click to open it. Click on the Drivers
folder and then choose etc
. Use Notepad to open the Hosts
file and then enter126.96.36.199 messenger.hotmail.com
and 188.8.131.52 dp.msnmessenger.akadns.net
. Close the window and then try to sign in to Windows Live Messenger again.
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