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MSN Instant Messenger shows my old ISP – How do I change it to my new one?

MSN Instant Messenger shows my old ISP – How do I change it to my new one?

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Well, it depends on what you mean. If your Instant Messenger was somehow branded with the logo of your ISP and you got it from them then simply download a new one. MSN doesn’t display anything about your ISP by default. If you mean the connection that it’s trying to dial, that too is not MSN Instant Messenger but your Internet Connections settings. Visit Internet Options -> Connections in your control panel and remove the entries related to your old ISP.

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28 comments on “MSN Instant Messenger shows my old ISP – How do I change it to my new one?”

  1. dear sir i sign in msn messenger on my id now i want to remove the id from there but when i sign out there and again when i click to msn messenger thay give my id there and other side write that to use other member sign in click her sir i want to totel remove my id from the msn messenge plz tell me what can i do

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  2. I recently got a new hard drive and another memory card installed. I no longer have a dial-up service. I now have Roadrunner high speed. I have the same address as before through aol.(evjogr@aol.com) but I cannot get on the MSN Instant Messanger anymore. When I tried to re-install it, they wanted me to update to 7.0. Then the message comes up, your computer will not support it. What should I do to get back on my MSN Instant Messenger?

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  3. ANSWER: Here’s what you need to do to change the default email address that shows up on the MSN Messenger login window, or to get rid of any addresses there that you do not want to see anymore.
    1. Open MSN
    2. Click TOOLS from the menu bar at the top
    3. Click OPTIONS from the Tools menu
    4. Click GENERAL from the left side of the screen
    5. Click CHANGE button under Sign-in Accounts
    6. In the new window that opens, choose each login you want to delete including the Passport login and Dial-up connection login and delete them one at a time.
    7. Click on CLOSE
    8. Exit MSN Messenger completely (meaning the MSN icon is no longer in the Tray – lower right clock area of your screen) or simply reboot
    9. Start MSN Messenger again. No more old default login!!!

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  4. I just wanted users to know about changing default email while logging into MSN Messenger. Start by opening IE, Tools,Internet Options,Programs Tab and then choose Email Option on the screen and drop down box to hotmail. I couldn’t figure out how to keep my MSN Messenger from my work email. I wanted to send out from hotmail and it would open my work email.

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  5. I signed onto MSM messenger when I was in Korea. Now everytime I use the prog’ it displays in Korean. Is there a way to change the language to English. I want to keep all my personal inf.

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  6. I signed in to msn and went to have a instant chat with friends and it wouldn’t send anything? Why would this happen? It is showing i am online?

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  7. for the last 2 weeks my hotmail page is in spanish and i dont know how how to change it to english!!!!!
    could you please help!!!!!!
    thanks xxxxxx

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  8. When i went to hotmail.com and signed in, everything was on chinese. How do i change it back to english???? Someone pleaseeee help me!! THANX!!

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  9. I saw on earlier posts that you cannot change the email address without losing your contacts if you are using an Hotmail account. And if I am not can I?

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    I’m not aware of a way to transfer things automatically from Hotmail to
    anywhere else.

    Leo

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  11. My girlfriend used my computer to check her msn messenger, now her logon and emails come up every time I restart the computer. How can I get her information off my computer?

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    Old computers or old operating systems?

    As to why it might not work on old operating systems: because someone decided
    that’s the way they wanted the IM program to work.

    Try Pidgin (free, open source) or Trillian. Or perhaps meebo. Not sure if
    they’ll work on all old operating systems, but worth a shot.

    Leo

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