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Not able to edit MSN Address book

Posted on 2010-08-31
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I can't edit my MSN email address book on my home PC.   I get the following error:

Windows cannot open this file
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program created it.  Windows
can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of
programs on your computer.
What do you want to do?
    Use the Web service to find the appropriate program
    Select the program from a list

Note:  Works fine on my work PC.

Am I missing a program?  How can I fix this problem?
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Question by:schmir1
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by:Tomas Valenta
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You have not installed Windows Live. You can download and install it by Windows update, optional updates.
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by:schmir1
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Can you give me details on how to install it by Windows update?  Is that the automatic updates?
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Tomas Valenta earned 500 total points
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Yes. In Windows XP Start/Microsoft update (or Windows Update) and here choose custom and then after minutes you find it in left frame

or go to the

http://explore.live.com/windows-live-essentials?os=other
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by:schmir1
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Thanks for your help.
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