What to do if Msn Messenger 5.0 dose not run?

Question

I am unable to run msnmessenger 5.0 on client machine. I am having a cyber cafe with server

win2000 as operating system and winproxy 4.0 as proxy server and on my client machine i have installed win98. it is mentioned that no proxy setting is required but then also it is not working, I even tried it with setting proxy settings

on my server i am having TCP/IP setting 192.168.0.1 (HTTP)

Please help me out for my problem

Thanks.

Answer

This question was answered on March 26, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

If you are haveing problems installing or running Msn nessenger then try the following:

1 Ensure that no other programs are running Sometimes it helps to close as many programs as possible before trying to install the program To close programs, right-click the program icons and select either Close or Exit

2 Make sure that your browser files from Internet Explorer are OK Other programs can sometimes write over or corrupt these files To run MSN Messenger, you may want to upgrade, reinstall, or fix them See Help in Internet Explorer for more information.

3 Make sure you have the proper permissions to install applications on your computer, if you're using Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, or Windows XP If you are unsure about what permissions you have on your computer, contact your system administrator for more information

4 (Corporate Users) Network administrators can disable MSN Messenger from running in their corporation or organization Please check with your network administrator to see if they have implemented this

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Posted by Enyenihi of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 26, 2003