Not Connecting???

David Woolley forums at
Thu Nov 13 18:11:23 EST 2014

On 13/11/14 20:52, Leanna Rivera wrote:
> The past few days, my Pidgin hasn’t been connecting.

See: <>

Basically, the use of Pidgin is not approved by Microsoft and they 
haven't issued it with an authorised application ID.  To get round this 
it pretends to be one of Microsoft's own clients.  Microsoft have now 
blacklisted that client.

In any case, Microsoft could turn off MSN permanently, at least outside 
of China, at any time now.

> For what it’s worth, when I ran the debug, it said:
> Retrieving contact list failed: Invalid Application Header Application
> ID is either not defined in database or blocked from access.

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