Windows Live messenger from Microsoft offers wide variety of interesting features for it’s ‘MSN messenger’. Although the messenger updates are quite frequent but this time an error code (Error code 85ae001d) has been encountered though the issue is kind of obscure.
When you try to login to your hotmail or MSN ID and the page displays error code 85ae001d and the contact list doesn’t load and becomes unavailable.
Signing in to Windows Live Messenger failed because the specified e-mail does not exist or the service is not available.
Error code: 80070057
If you are unable to bypass the Error Code 85ae001d then I suggest you to try out some of these solutions
Uninstall And re-install MSN messenger – Make sure you use any freeware software such as ccleaner or remove MSN messenger completely using manual ways. Later on, you can download any older or newer version of MSN messenger and login to your MSN messenger.
Upgrade MSN Messenger – Another solution to fix Error Code 85ae001d is to update MSN messenger once again to the latest version as stated in windows live forums.
Use Web messenger – Remember meebo alternatives? You can check out E-buddy or imo instant messenger that are trusted web IM services to login to MSN account and chat with your friends. The whole list can be found here!