Windows Live Messenger Error Code 80072ef3

OVERVIEW Are you using Windows Live Messenger in a corporate intranet, and experiencing the error code 80072ef3 when trying to sign in? CAUSE Changed port configurations in the latest version of Windows Live Messenger (2009) cause this issue SOLUTION Solution 1: Add Messenger servers to exception list Click Start, Control Panel, Internet options. Switch to the Zones tab. Mark the entry Trusted sites, and click the Sites… button. Add the following entry to the list of trusted sites: https://*.contacts.msn.com Click OK, and switch to the Connections tab. Click the LAN settings button. If the Advanced button is active, click it and add *.contacts.msn.com to the Exceptions list. Click OK to […]

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