(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Mike Masnick

MSN Messenger Still Not Working

from the ouch dept

This certainly does not look good for Microsoft. For a company that is pushing people to run all their online services through Microsoft's system, what does it say that they (1) can't keep a simple service like IM running (2) don't seem to respond for days when people complain that it's down and losing data and (3) can't get it back up and running after six days. Not that this is a big surprise, but I think I'll be passing on using any major .Net services.

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  1. identicon
    David, Jul 9th, 2001 @ 8:45am

    stupid lousy msn

    I've been down for six days now. Luckily, I use Yahoo Messenger for most of my work contacts and have only leisure contacts on MSN, but think of how my business would be affected were that reversed? I think I'll stick to Yahoo.

    Why is it that kick a__ companies like Metricom die while The Beast that is MS keeps rolling?

    - david

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    Brian, Jul 9th, 2001 @ 9:27am

    No Subject Given

    Maybe they forgot to re-register passport.com like they did in 1998.

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  3. identicon
    bushra, Dec 13th, 2003 @ 9:22pm

    msn messenger

    my msn messenger is not working it says that ur internet connection or ur password is not good but i've already checked both things still its not allowing me to sign in and also i cant sign in to check my emails from hotmail.com plzz help me out how to fix this problem i would be really thankful to u .

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    Chelsea, May 5th, 2004 @ 5:38pm


    my msn doesnt work, everytime i try to sign in it comes up with this:
    "We were unable to sign you in to the .NET Messenger Service, possibly because of a problem with you Internet connection. Please try again later. 0x81000370"

    I did try again later!!! (half hour)nothing is working!! if you try to e-mail me, it won't work, i can only check it through MSN Messenger!! Not even going to www.hotmail.com , that does nothing!!! PLEASE help me, I really need to get on!! I will appreciate your advice for me!

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