Windows Live Messenger 9 unable to connect with error 81000306 – solution ?

So, after installing Windows 7 Release Candidate (Build 7100) and trying to connect to Windows Live Messenger (14.0.8064.206), I kept getting error 81000306 and could not connect. It’s important to note that these errors (on a Dell Latitude D620 with 2GB of memory) were on a dial-up modem connection although I doubt that was part […]