Solved

How to install windows live messenger on windows 7 professional

Posted on 2010-09-12
4
1,703 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I get the following error when installing windows live messenger on windows 7 professional 32 bit.

I get a error , messenger could not be installed because we had trouble installing the requirements

installer
invalid advise flags
please try installing windows live programs again . an unknown error occured hr:0x80040001.

I have tried re installing again. I have appilied the latest updates rebooted and tried again with same result.

Please advise.
 messenger-error.doc
0
Comment
Question by:mike10_13
4 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:anoym
ID: 33657621
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Chris Millard
ID: 33657625
0
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
ivanoviola earned 500 total points
ID: 33658500
Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package then try again:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=9b2da534-3e03-4391-8a4d-074b9f2bc1bf&displaylang=en
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:mike10_13
ID: 33694569
This worked.
0

Featured Post

Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is rapidly becoming the norm in dynamic IT environments. This document describes the challenges that organizations face when protecting data in a hybrid cloud IT environment and presents a use case to demonstrate how Acronis Backup protects all data.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

First some basics on Windows 7 Backup.  It has 2 components one is a file based backup which is stored in .zip files each zip is split at around 200 Megabytes and there is the Image Backup which is as the name implies a total image of the partition …
You may have a outside contractor who comes in once a week or seasonal to do some work in your office but you only want to give him access to the programs and files he needs and keep privet all other documents and programs, can you do this on a loca…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to the overview of Microsoft Security Essentials. This is a free anti-virus software that guards your PC against viruses, spyware, worms, and other malicious software. This will be demonstrated using Windows…
This Micro Tutorial will give you basic overview of the control panel section on Windows 7. It will depth in Network and Internet, Hardware and Sound, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.

772 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question