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Contacts Hidden in Windows Live Messenger v14

Posted on 2009-07-14
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Afternoon!  I'm having an unusual issue with windows live messenger.  What's happening is whenever I have a user log into messenger; it'll come up ok, but will show an empty contact list even if the user has contacts associated with their account on the computer.  If I go into the options menu and choose to create a category, it'll list out all the contacts, so it recognizes that they are there, but still won't bring them up on the home screen.  Any ideas?
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Apparently this is a known issue and Microsoft is working on a solution.
I found a possible corrective measure here.
http://msn-errors.blogspot.com/2006/12/contacts-missing-from-my-contacts-list.html
There's also a referencing for the Microsoft Messenger Support Team here.
https://windowslivehelp.com/community/t/43138.aspx
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Tried the first solution, no luck there.  Will get in touch with the support team and see what comes of it.
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Great. Good to know. Hopefully they can point you into the right direction.
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