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January 1, 2005 11:49:01 PM

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I am running Windows XP SP2, Windows Messenger 4.7 and Outlook Express 6.0.
When I sign into Windows Messenger and have my Outlook Express open OE (in
the contact list) doesn't show any of my Messenger contacts who are on or
offline. Why?
January 4, 2005 4:41:06 PM

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I have now uninstalled Windows Messenger 4.7 and am using MSN Messenger 6.2
and this program does the same thing. A friend of mine is running the same
as I am and can see that her contacts from MSN are online or offline in her
contacts list that are in her Outlook Express. Anyone have any ideas why
mine don't?

Your help would be appreciated.

Julie

"Julie" wrote:

> I am running Windows XP SP2, Windows Messenger 4.7 and Outlook Express 6.0.
> When I sign into Windows Messenger and have my Outlook Express open OE (in
> the contact list) doesn't show any of my Messenger contacts who are on or
> offline. Why?
Anonymous
January 5, 2005 12:54:29 PM

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Greetings Julie,

Actually this feature is only supported in Windows Messenger -- MSN Messenger does not
integrate into Outlook Express.
____________________________________________
Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Messenger/MSN Messenger
Associate Expert
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/
Messenger Resources - http://messenger.jonathankay.com
All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2004 Jonathan Kay.
You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.

"Julie" <Julie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:80FBFA4F-9D6E-48B1-9A8B-DE6C866C89CA@microsoft.com...
>I have now uninstalled Windows Messenger 4.7 and am using MSN Messenger 6.2
> and this program does the same thing. A friend of mine is running the same
> as I am and can see that her contacts from MSN are online or offline in her
> contacts list that are in her Outlook Express. Anyone have any ideas why
> mine don't?
>
> Your help would be appreciated.
>
> Julie
>
> "Julie" wrote:
>
>> I am running Windows XP SP2, Windows Messenger 4.7 and Outlook Express 6.0.
>> When I sign into Windows Messenger and have my Outlook Express open OE (in
>> the contact list) doesn't show any of my Messenger contacts who are on or
>> offline. Why?
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January 5, 2005 3:31:10 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Jonathan,

Okay, I have now uninstalled MSN Messenger 6.0 and reinstalled Windows
Messenger 4.7. I restarted the computer.
Now, if I sign into Windows Messenger everything is fine, it shows my
contacts who are online. When I open Outlook Express and I have my contacts
showing. If one of my contacts from Windows Messenger signs in when I'm
still looking at email through Outlook Express that particular contact
persons email address or Display Name usually changes to the little green
icon person showing they are now online. When the contact isn't online it
shows a little brown icon person.

Mine doesn't do that anymore...in Outlook Express it always shows the
contact persons display name and it never changes. The display name used to
change when the person signed into Messenger. How do I get it to show?

"Jonathan Kay [MVP]" wrote:

> Greetings Julie,
>
> Actually this feature is only supported in Windows Messenger -- MSN Messenger does not
> integrate into Outlook Express.
> ____________________________________________
> Jonathan Kay
> Microsoft MVP - Windows Messenger/MSN Messenger
> Associate Expert
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/
> Messenger Resources - http://messenger.jonathankay.com
> All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2004 Jonathan Kay.
> You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.
>
> "Julie" <Julie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:80FBFA4F-9D6E-48B1-9A8B-DE6C866C89CA@microsoft.com...
> >I have now uninstalled Windows Messenger 4.7 and am using MSN Messenger 6.2
> > and this program does the same thing. A friend of mine is running the same
> > as I am and can see that her contacts from MSN are online or offline in her
> > contacts list that are in her Outlook Express. Anyone have any ideas why
> > mine don't?
> >
> > Your help would be appreciated.
> >
> > Julie
> >
> > "Julie" wrote:
> >
> >> I am running Windows XP SP2, Windows Messenger 4.7 and Outlook Express 6.0.
> >> When I sign into Windows Messenger and have my Outlook Express open OE (in
> >> the contact list) doesn't show any of my Messenger contacts who are on or
> >> offline. Why?
>
>
>
Anonymous
January 6, 2005 8:38:01 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Hi Julie,

It's possible this functionality was disabled, try closing Outlook Express, then downloading
and running the following .reg file:
http://messenger.jonathankay.com/downloads/enablemessen...

Then try opening Outlook Express and see what happens.
____________________________________________
Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Messenger/MSN Messenger
Associate Expert
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/
Messenger Resources - http://messenger.jonathankay.com
All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2004 Jonathan Kay.
You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.


"Julie" <Julie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:AC516FC0-67D9-41FB-B1C7-0736F7A99E27@microsoft.com...
> Jonathan,
>
> Okay, I have now uninstalled MSN Messenger 6.0 and reinstalled Windows
> Messenger 4.7. I restarted the computer.
> Now, if I sign into Windows Messenger everything is fine, it shows my
> contacts who are online. When I open Outlook Express and I have my contacts
> showing. If one of my contacts from Windows Messenger signs in when I'm
> still looking at email through Outlook Express that particular contact
> persons email address or Display Name usually changes to the little green
> icon person showing they are now online. When the contact isn't online it
> shows a little brown icon person.
>
> Mine doesn't do that anymore...in Outlook Express it always shows the
> contact persons display name and it never changes. The display name used to
> change when the person signed into Messenger. How do I get it to show?
>
> "Jonathan Kay [MVP]" wrote:
>
>> Greetings Julie,
>>
>> Actually this feature is only supported in Windows Messenger -- MSN Messenger does not
>> integrate into Outlook Express.
>> ____________________________________________
>> Jonathan Kay
>> Microsoft MVP - Windows Messenger/MSN Messenger
>> Associate Expert
>> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/
>> Messenger Resources - http://messenger.jonathankay.com
>> All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2004 Jonathan Kay.
>> You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.
>>
>> "Julie" <Julie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:80FBFA4F-9D6E-48B1-9A8B-DE6C866C89CA@microsoft.com...
>> >I have now uninstalled Windows Messenger 4.7 and am using MSN Messenger 6.2
>> > and this program does the same thing. A friend of mine is running the same
>> > as I am and can see that her contacts from MSN are online or offline in her
>> > contacts list that are in her Outlook Express. Anyone have any ideas why
>> > mine don't?
>> >
>> > Your help would be appreciated.
>> >
>> > Julie
>> >
>> > "Julie" wrote:
>> >
>> >> I am running Windows XP SP2, Windows Messenger 4.7 and Outlook Express 6.0.
>> >> When I sign into Windows Messenger and have my Outlook Express open OE (in
>> >> the contact list) doesn't show any of my Messenger contacts who are on or
>> >> offline. Why?
>>
>>
>>
Anonymous
January 11, 2005 11:34:54 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Might I suggest downloading and installing Windows Messenger 5.1. It may
not fix the OE problem, and you have probably already fixed it. Then again,
it may re-run the bits that would fix OE. Either way, it is an updated
version.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyI...

Bob


"Jonathan Kay [MVP]" <msnewsreplies@jonathankay.com> wrote in message
news:o onmyBE9EHA.3596@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> Hi Julie,
>
> It's possible this functionality was disabled, try closing Outlook
Express, then downloading
> and running the following .reg file:
> http://messenger.jonathankay.com/downloads/enablemessen...
>
> Then try opening Outlook Express and see what happens.
> ____________________________________________
> Jonathan Kay
> Microsoft MVP - Windows Messenger/MSN Messenger
> Associate Expert
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/
> Messenger Resources - http://messenger.jonathankay.com
> All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2004 Jonathan Kay.
> You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.
>
>
> "Julie" <Julie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:AC516FC0-67D9-41FB-B1C7-0736F7A99E27@microsoft.com...
> > Jonathan,
> >
> > Okay, I have now uninstalled MSN Messenger 6.0 and reinstalled Windows
> > Messenger 4.7. I restarted the computer.
> > Now, if I sign into Windows Messenger everything is fine, it shows my
> > contacts who are online. When I open Outlook Express and I have my
contacts
> > showing. If one of my contacts from Windows Messenger signs in when I'm
> > still looking at email through Outlook Express that particular contact
> > persons email address or Display Name usually changes to the little
green
> > icon person showing they are now online. When the contact isn't online
it
> > shows a little brown icon person.
> >
> > Mine doesn't do that anymore...in Outlook Express it always shows the
> > contact persons display name and it never changes. The display name
used to
> > change when the person signed into Messenger. How do I get it to show?
> >
> > "Jonathan Kay [MVP]" wrote:
> >
> >> Greetings Julie,
> >>
> >> Actually this feature is only supported in Windows Messenger -- MSN
Messenger does not
> >> integrate into Outlook Express.
> >> ____________________________________________
> >> Jonathan Kay
> >> Microsoft MVP - Windows Messenger/MSN Messenger
> >> Associate Expert
> >> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/
> >> Messenger Resources - http://messenger.jonathankay.com
> >> All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2004 Jonathan Kay.
> >> You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.
> >>
> >> "Julie" <Julie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> news:80FBFA4F-9D6E-48B1-9A8B-DE6C866C89CA@microsoft.com...
> >> >I have now uninstalled Windows Messenger 4.7 and am using MSN
Messenger 6.2
> >> > and this program does the same thing. A friend of mine is running
the same
> >> > as I am and can see that her contacts from MSN are online or offline
in her
> >> > contacts list that are in her Outlook Express. Anyone have any ideas
why
> >> > mine don't?
> >> >
> >> > Your help would be appreciated.
> >> >
> >> > Julie
> >> >
> >> > "Julie" wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> I am running Windows XP SP2, Windows Messenger 4.7 and Outlook
Express 6.0.
> >> >> When I sign into Windows Messenger and have my Outlook Express open
OE (in
> >> >> the contact list) doesn't show any of my Messenger contacts who are
on or
> >> >> offline. Why?
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
>
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