From the system tray, near the system clock, right click on the Windows Live One Care Icon
to open a short-cut menu. 2.
From the short-cut menu click on Open Windows Live One Care
to bring up the Windows Live One Care console
From the Windows Live One Care
window click on View or Change Settings
under Other Tasks
to open the Settings
In the Windows Live One Care Settings
window click on Firewall
followed by Advanced Settings
to open the Windows Live One Care Advanced Settings
Click on the Programs
List tab to view the list of programs registered with the firewall and that are permitted or blocked access to the Internet. 3.a.
If you have more than one instance of Messenger that represent the earlier versions of Messenger proceed to Step 4
If you are running Messenger and do not have an instance of it in the Programs list proceed to Step 5
If you have only one instance of Messenger proceed to Step 6
Remove earlier versions of Messenger by following the steps below: 4.a.
Select each entry for Windows Live Messenger
, note down the version of Messenger and if it does not match with the version you are currently running delete it. 4.b.
Select the row and click on Remove
To add Windows Live Messenger through the Windows One Care firewall
, click on Add
below the Programs
Browse to locate Messenger by going to C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger
and click on Open
After adding Windows Live Messenger
to the Programs
list, the firewall Programs
list will look like below.
To modify the access permitted to Messenger: 6.a.
Select Messenger from the Programs
Ensure Messenger is set Allow
access through the Internet.