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If you try to start Windows Messenger by using an account that does not have administrator permissions on the local computer, any of the following symptoms may occur:
Windows Messenger cannot identify the primary messaging service for the current user and does not start.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.