This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
When you minimize the Microsoft MSN Messenger main window and you then receive a message on your Microsoft Windows XP-based computer with Service Pack 2 (SP2) applied, you cannot use Input Method Editor (IME) to enter characters into MSN Messenger. However, you can use the keyboard to type characters into MSN Messenger.
Note These keyboard-generated characters will be from a Roman character set.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.