MSN address book error

Phil Hannent phil at
Mon Jan 12 05:09:55 EST 2009

Emilie Chautard wrote:
> I've a problem with pidgin since this morning. I have a french version
> of pidgin 2.5.0, on linux ubuntu, and I have a message which tells me
> "Impossible de récupérer le carnet d'adresses MSN" and I can't connect
> to msn. However, the msn website seems to work correctly. Is it a
> problem with pidgin or with my hotmail account? I've tried to install
> pidgin 2.5.3 and I've the same problem. :-(
I believe MSN changed something and 3rd party clients are having trouble signing
on.  MSN might have changed something server side which affects Pidgin.

My suggestion would be to wait and see what happens.

Phil Hannent

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