If you have been trying to resolve a Windows Error code 8100032d you are in luck. Our how-to guide will walk you through the steps needed to clean up the Messenger problem (Signing in to Windows Messenger failed because the service is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later. Error code 8100032d.) from your PC.
When you try to sign in to Windows Live Messenger you receive this error message which prevents you from signing in to the service.
These are the steps recommended for solving Windows code 8100032d
When the error tells you the service temporarily unavailable this may be the case or it could be related to another problem such as Domain Name Server problems on different types of networks, a virus or malware, or corrupt DLL files. To see if the service is unavailable log off and close Windows Messenger and then reopen the program and try to sign in again. If you can sign on then it was a problem with the service. If you cannot sign on there are other troubleshooting steps you can take to resolve the error.
To repair the corrupt or missing DLL files simply click on Start
on the main toolbar and then choose Run
from the menu. When the command prompt opens enter regsvr32 softpub.dll
and then press the Enter
key. You will need to follow the same procedure for re-registering the following DLL files: regsvr32 initpki.dll regsvr32 MSXML3.dll
and regsvr32 wintrust.dll
. Close the command prompt and try to sign in to Windows Messenger again.
If the problem is related to a Domain Name Server (DNS) problem with the Local Area Network 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 enter18.104.22.168 messenger.hotmail.com
and 22.214.171.124 dp.msnmessenger.akadns.net
. When you are finished try to sign in to Windows Messenger again.
You should also check to ensure your PC is not infected with a virus or malware program by conducting a full scan of your PC with the antivirus/anti-malware program that you have installed. If you still suspect a virus or malware infection you can deploy a quality registry cleaner to remove any malicious files from the registry that may have slipped past your antivirus program and are preventing you from signing in to Windows Messenger.
TipFor more information, please see: How to fix Messenger error #8100032d