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Why might I not be able to download MSN 6.1 on my computer?

There could be many reasons, but without more detail there's no way I could hazard a guess. Sorry.

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Leo Leo A. Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo! in 2003 as a place for answers to common computer and technical questions. More about Leo.

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5 Comments
kindi
July 3, 2004 12:44 PM

I have an error telling me I am missing export link oleau132.dll.176 and I am unable to log on to ms messenger from my computer.

Leo
July 3, 2004 3:06 PM

I found this which might help: http://ask-leo.com/d-40703c

stacey
August 29, 2004 2:45 PM

im tryin to down load msn and when i try and click down load i get your current security settings do not allow this file to be down loaded can you please tell me wot im doin wrong.
thanks stacey

Leo
August 29, 2004 2:55 PM

Not doing anything wrong. As it states, your security settings don't allow for what you're trying to do.

Instead, try right clicking on the link, and selecting "Save as" for target. Then when done, run the target.

If *that* doesn't work, then you may need to add the download site to your "trusted sites" in Tools, Internet Options, Security.

Sudarshan
February 14, 2005 2:54 AM

What Leo has said is indeed true? If that does not help then, please check this out;
1. Disable any fire-wall if installed temporarily and then try.
2. Disable any anti-virus program and then try.
3. Disable pop-up blocker programs.

If this does not help then the issue can be with IE. You may need to repair IE or update it. To update IE please follow this link : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03-048.mspx

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