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How to install windows live messenger on windows 7 professional

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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

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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.
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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
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This worked.
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