MSN contacts appearing offline

April 2018



All my contacts have the offline status, all the time! even when they are connected to MSN.
  • Go to
    • C:/Users/"Session Name"/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows Live
  • Delete this file:
    • Contacts


Launch MSN and it will rebuild the contacts list (It is stored online).


Thanks to kokii for this tip.
Published by aakai1056. Latest update on August 25, 2011 at 01:48 PM by aakai1056.
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