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Can't figure out Win8 Messaging

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    Posts : 1
    Win 8

    Can't figure out Win8 Messaging


    Hello all, 1st post.

    So I installed Win8 on a PC and seem to be having problems with Messaging app showing me online or allowing me to text other users. I goto Messaging app and shows that I have no online contacts, and all my contacts say my status shows i'm offline on Messenger, but when I'm in the app, and try to messenger someone it says "Can't send a message to an offline messenger friend".

    On the top right of the Messenger app it says i'm connected to "Messenger". This is quite frustrating and I can't figure this out for the life of me.

    So I went to my Laptpo, logged into Live Messenger, and shows my contacts online and dandy.

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  2. #2


    Where The Wild Things Are...
    Posts : 222
    Windows 7 Ultimate / Windows 8 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by chimoe View Post
    Hello all, 1st post.

    So I went to my Laptpo, logged into Live Messenger, and shows my contacts online and dandy.
    Hi Chimoe, welcome to Eight Forums. I'm not quit understanding what's happening, based on what I quoted did you solve the problem or does it still exists?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 1,127
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    is your live messenger account the same as the account you used for Windows 8?
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Can't figure out Win8 Messaging
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