Is Windows Live Messenger (msn messenger) Down?

Is Windows Live Messenger (msn messenger) not working for everyone right now? Get current Windows Live Messenger (msn messenger) outages, status, timeouts and issue reports today.

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MSN Messenger, later rebranded as Windows Live Messenger, was a cross-platform instant-messaging client developed by Microsoft

Windows Live Messenger outage report graph

This chart above shows error reports submitted in the past 24 hours (one day) compared to the recent average over similar days. The status of is marked as "down" when the number of reported errors is significantly higher than the average errors.

Windows Live Messenger website request errors

This graph shows Windows Live Messenger errors and response times for the website over the past day. Website status and slowness is related to downtime for Windows Live Messenger and errors for their site.

More about Windows Live Messenger service

MSN Messenger, later rebranded as Windows Live Messenger, was a cross-platform instant-messaging client developed by Microsoft. It connected to the Microsoft Messenger service and, in later versions, was compatible with Yahoo! Messenger and Facebook Messenger. Versions were developed for Windows, Xbox 360, Mac OS X, BlackBerry OS, iOS, Java ME, S60 on Symbian OS 9.x, MSN TV, Zune HD, Windows Phone, Windows Mobile and Windows CE. The client was first released as MSN Messenger Service on July 22, 1999, and was marketed under the MSN brand until 2005, when it was rebranded under the Windows Live name. It has since been officially known by the latter name, although its first name remained in common use. In June 2009, Microsoft reported the service attracted over 330 million active users each month, placing it among the most widely used instant-messaging clients in the world.

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What should I do if Windows Live Messenger is unavailable?
If Windows Live Messenger is UP but you can't load the page, here are some helpful troubleshooting steps:
Try refreshing your browser page or close any accompanying applications and retry opening them.
Check if access to Windows Live Messenger is blocked
Access to Windows Live Messenger may be blocked due to an antivirus or firewall configuration either on your own computer or phone or by an employer or network. Check for anti-virus programs or firewalls installed on your machine. Alternatively, try to use the website or app via another network like one on a mobile phone so you can access Windows Live Messenger.
Clear browser cache and cookies
Try clearing your browser cache and cookies and change the IP address of the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the internet. Then try to access Windows Live Messenger again.
DNS Cache
To clear the DNS cache on your computer, look up instructions for your specific operating system online. Then try to access the Windows Live Messenger site again.
Web Browser Plugins
If you are still having trouble accessing Windows Live Messenger, you may try to disable web browser plugins (like ad-blockers) which may be interfering with access to Windows Live Messenger