MSN Online Status Indicator Problem

Posted on 2006-04-27
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
Hi All,
I'm having a problem where my MSN status indicator is returning an unknown status. I've tried different sources ato test this such as and I've put the code from these sites into my website and get the same unknown status message. I've tried all the setting on the Norton firewall and with Windows Firewall but both seem to allow MSN through. Any suggestions?? Has anyone ran into a similar problem?
Any help would be much appreciated
Question by:dereksheahan
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    Sorry, maybe I was unclear in the question. works and so does my regular MSN messenger account. I've inserted code into a web page to check the online status of MSN. It continouslly returns an unknown status. I think it is a local computer problem, just not sure what? As I said, checked the firewalls and they seem okay. Any ideas,

    Author Comment

    Just checked it on and it is able to determine the status. Therefore, my guess is it must be some kind of local problem?? Here's the code I downloaded that I'm using on the web-page. I got this code from the page
    HTML code to put on your web page:
    <!-- Begin Online Status Indicator code -->
    <!-- -->
    <A HREF="">
    <IMG SRC=""
    align="absmiddle" border="0" ALT="MSN Online Status Indicator"
    <!-- End Online Status Indicator code -->

    Author Comment

    Got it solved myself. Thanks guys. Tried a different webstie that used "pots" to determine the online status.
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