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Error 8e5e05f6 on Live Messenger at Windows XP

MSN Live Messenger always gave Error 8e5e05f6. After Windows Update.
If you are receiving Error 8e5e05f6 when you sign into Windows Live Messenger 2009, please try the following:
1. Enable Hidden Files and Folders:
1. A. Windows XP :
1. a.i. Click on “Start”, click “My Computer”
1. a.ii. On the “Tools” menu, click on “folder options”.
1.a.iii. On the “view” tab, locate “Advanced settings” and then follow these steps:
Check the option “Show Hidden files and folders”
Clear the option, “Hide protected operating system files check box”.
Clear the option, “Hide file extensions for know file types check box”.
1. a.iv. Click ok and close the window.
2. Delete Windows Live Contacts folder :
2. a. Click on “Start”; double click on “My computer”
2. b. Browse to the location
Windows XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\\Local settings\Application Data\Microsoft
2. c. Delete “Windows live contacts folder” completely.
Note: Ensure to exit Windows live Messenger from the task manager before deleting Windows live contacts cache folder, otherwise you will get an error prompting that you can’t delete the folder .
2. d. Try signing into Windows Live Messenger.

A Free All-in-one IM: Pidgin

We use IM very often in the office and home.
You may install a lot of IM client software like me. Including MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, etc. If you has Chinese friends, you might have QQ either.
I hate that they use different Protocol, and they can not communicate with others. Do we have a Universal tool to have them in one client application?
The answer is YES.
Pidgin is what I would like to introduce to you.
pidgin-web

What is Pidgin?
Pidgin is a multi-protocol Instant Messaging client that allows you to use all of your IM accounts at once.

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MSN Cartoon Creator

Now MSN has this Cartoon Creator in Chinese only.
It is good for someone like me who need a Cartoon avatar.
First of all, prepare your own photo with front face.
Step 1: Upload it to the site.
Step 2: Choose your faverity style. This step is very important. MSN Cartoon has three races.
Step 3: Get your own hair style and glasses if applicable.
I made my own avatar today. I will use this avatar in different forums.
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