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23.Aug.2016
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Having Problems with Accessing Zone.msn.com?
▼ LAST 30 DAYS ...
Beverly Snyder Smith · 2 August 2016 - 00:56
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Only 1 ad keeps loading a Honda ad is this the only advertizer you have in your system. The ad doesn't load and keeps coming up game after game after game. Different games,..... same ad. God this site isn't worth the time.

Jason Robertson · 27 July 2016 - 19:51
· · Chrome 51.0 on Windows

I can not load any multiplayer game after windows 10 update. what is going on...

▼ LAST 6 MONTHS ...
Charlie Brown · 18 July 2016 - 15:00
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

unable to have hearts load for 3 days or more. what gives?

Tina Genteel Marin · 16 July 2016 - 20:49
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Spades, hearts and gin rummy won't load. Just get loading circle.

Mark Sager · 16 July 2016 - 19:17
· · Firefox 47.0 on Windows

Cannot play spades, add at beginning doesn't load! Please fix it!

Mary Lipsey · 15 June 2016 - 21:44
· · Firefox 47.0 on Windows

what is a plug in? I am being asked to add one in order to play Just words. I never had to do that before. How do I add it?

Mea Angerson · 11 June 2016 - 12:05
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Freezing, slow loading..I wont play anymore

Cherotich L Mwaruwa-greise · 3 June 2016 - 22:36
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

its been down for me for days any particular reason?

Axel Bunny Zimprich · 3 June 2016 - 17:26
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

ever since msn change game web page, nuttin works, or very seldom, old saying, if it aint broke, dont fix it !!!!!wish all you hot shot sights, companies would just leave well enough alone, sheesh....just saying.....

Nizar Ismail · 2 June 2016 - 16:38
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Every time I sine in,I get an ERROR page

Holly Cramer · 2 June 2016 - 14:27
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Just noticed that this site is identifying the Edge browser I am using as a version of Chrome. Interesting. Did MS do some "intellectual property" stealing from Chrome, or is Edge so screwed up that none of the sites really know what they are dealing with?!?

Holly Cramer · 2 June 2016 - 14:17
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

So glad that MS redesigned their game site a couple of weeks ago to modernize the appearance and to make it compatible with modern browsers, aren't you? Ever since then I have been having the same problems as everyone else - "HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable." error messages, blank pages when trying to return to a game. This happens whether I am using Edge or the latest version of IE. Today I can't even access the site, goes immediately to the Error 503 message.

Lori Martin · 2 June 2016 - 09:49
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

all I would like to know is WHEN IS MSN GOING TO FIX IT.
I love my morning routine of msn free games which are not the same as download games

Julia Weis · 2 June 2016 - 01:30
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Well I can see I am not alone. Have been having trouble with this site for several days. Does anyone know if if they plan on fixing it or not??

Nelly Harrison · 1 June 2016 - 17:34
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Fix the problem. It's very annoying to get the error message. When trying again and finally it works and play a game it stops working.

Karen Menbreno · 1 June 2016 - 17:15
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

Microsoft is just plain crap now. Windows 10 is a bomb, and so is their "new and improved" game page. What a joke. If they hope to continue to compete with Apple, they'd better get their shit together and hire a new IT team.

Lisa A. Pilgrim · 1 June 2016 - 16:15
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

For three weeks the backgammon games disconnects at random times.....

Milan Bacica · 1 June 2016 - 09:37
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I get half way throiugh a game of Just Words and the game vanishes!!

Beverly Snyder Smith · 1 June 2016 - 00:09
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

advertizements don't load stalls the game and then whole game is aborted. Whats with this new site worse than the last one you generated. Can't even play thru on one game.

Beverly Snyder Smith · 31 May 2016 - 23:47
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

games stall half way thru play white blanks keep coming up blocking the play screen new site is terrible!!!!

Beverly Snyder Smith · 31 May 2016 - 23:44
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

HTTP 503 ERROR site unavailable keeps coming up

Yvette Davis · 31 May 2016 - 22:17
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

What the heck is going on with msn games? I've been having problems for the past two weeks. In the middle of games a white blank page comes up.

Nelly Harrison · 30 May 2016 - 15:17
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

After a while playing a game it stops working. This has been going on since the change. Please fix it.

Judy Walker · 30 May 2016 - 14:34
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

just words won't complete a game or you can't access at all

Rosellyn Voggesser · 30 May 2016 - 13:39
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Chosen games will not load or stalls part way through

Donna Johnson · 27 April 2016 - 12:32
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

I can get all the way to sign in but the game will not load

Brian Dykstra · 23 April 2016 - 15:38
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

Internet-Backgammon continues to be more broken, and not simply working. This is ridiculous that Microsoft cannot keep it running simply. Playing in Expert mode on Windows 7 is a crap shoot each time trying to connect. Most times it fails or most times the game or match stops in mid play. Terrible.

Donna Allinson Church · 2 April 2016 - 18:44
· · Firefox 45.0 on Windows

I play a level of Cubis or Majong Tiles and the next level or replay won't load. I get an upside down i symbol and on Cubis, the computer freezes!

Wendy Wiegand · 23 March 2016 - 00:06
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

cant get on backgammon

Nelly Harrison · 18 March 2016 - 11:00
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Can not sign in msn games Getting a blank page

Elizabeth Kjeldgaard · 9 March 2016 - 23:07
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Nine times out of ten spades will not load. Why? This is consistant, not a one time shot. Getting sick of it. MSN, you should, and can, do better than this. Your service in this department stinks. Complaints seem to fall on deaf ears. Hearts and free cell which I also play seem to be o.k.

▼ MORE THAN 6 MONTHS AGO ...
Diane Massey · 25 February 2016 - 07:48
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

How many reports on SPADES do you need? Here's one more for good measure. We are tired. Fix what you have before adding more stuff

Diane Massey · 25 February 2016 - 07:46
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

most troublesome game spot ever up down and cut offs and slow load times when you can play especially SPADES WTH?

Chick William White · 24 February 2016 - 13:07
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Well Msn have managed to cock up checkers completely now , if i manage to get a game started it cuts out after a few moves,,,its obvious that MSN want to get rid of it

Lisa A. Pilgrim · 23 February 2016 - 15:56
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Backgammon problems for 3 days. Game disconnects randomly after you begin playing.

Michael Jones · 26 January 2016 - 13:39
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

Dear MSN... YOU SUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jim Campbell · 25 January 2016 - 17:59
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Why is Backgammon down so much MSN?

Cassandra Durham Phillips · 24 January 2016 - 18:05
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

msn has been down for 2 days and counting. why???

Lisa A. Pilgrim · 15 January 2016 - 20:52
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

Backgammon down on home computer since mid November. Started using my old laptop and it worked fine until January 12, 2016. Now I continue to get error message.

Jim Campbell · 15 January 2016 - 18:16
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Whats up with Back Gammon?

Zahid Ali · 15 January 2016 - 00:11
· · Firefox 43.0 on Windows

as far as i am concerned about backgammone, it was very fine since 13th Jan 2016 but today it is not working at all.

Steve Ramsey · 4 January 2016 - 23:43
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

M$N games is transforming where eventually all the games will ONLY play on WIN 10.
Let's face it, M$N is forcing us to upgrade to Win 10.
Problem is enless you do a fresh install of WIN10 from a blank hard drive you will get a BSOD/Blue Screen Of Death due to a many applications that are not compatible with WIN 10. Which will co$t you more $$$.
Do you see the pattern??

Jerri Rowley · 4 January 2016 - 23:07
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

trying to play bookworm, can not get the game to load. What is going on? Also, where is zone.msn.com/games?

Michael Jones · 1 December 2015 - 19:04
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

I hope whoever is responsible for this dies choking on their own or (preferably) someone else's poop!!!! I WANT MY INTERNET SPADES BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Roy Cadow · 1 December 2015 - 01:22
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I have found out that MSN.COM has retired the version of Backgammon, Spades, and Checkers on Windows 7 and possibly higher as of October 2015. They now have other versions of the games. Check this out. http://zone.msn.com/en/general/article/genmultiplayermadness.htm

Garry Willoughby · 1 December 2015 - 00:28
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Microsoft internet spades isn't working.

Jeanie N Mike Denley · 30 November 2015 - 04:05
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

It will not load.

James B. Quigley · 29 November 2015 - 22:26
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

This is my last time with anything "Microsoft" I am purchasing an "Apple".

Randall Young · 29 November 2015 - 09:39
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

4 days now and still no connection to server

Cassandra Phillips · 28 November 2015 - 21:21
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Internet spades and backgammon have been down for 3 going on 4 days now. What's wrong? EXTREMELY IRRITATING!!!

Hans-Georg Bertenbreiter · 28 November 2015 - 19:22
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Bloody MSN, do you at all care about your users? I am sure as hell you don't! (Backgammon unaccessible for three days now)

Chick William White · 27 November 2015 - 23:54
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Its bloody msn ,, they do what they want ,,it is forever not working

A.s. Goodson · 10 November 2015 - 23:39
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Don't anyone knows an alternate gaming site since MSN Sucks

A.s. Goodson · 10 November 2015 - 23:37
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Why take down the old games when you don't have the new games to replace them....Spades, Hearts, Backgammon, etc....nothing works

John-Patti Beaber · 10 November 2015 - 03:34
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Half the time it is not working. It will go for months without being able to play then for some reason it will start working again.... so it is not a PC problem... it has to be something wrong with their server.

Annette Woods · 7 November 2015 - 00:30
· · Internet Explorer 10.0 on Windows

msn sucks!

Scotty Stewart · 5 November 2015 - 19:10
· · Internet Explorer 10.0 on Windows

Same thing with Hearts .. I seem to be watching a lot of television at the moment.

Margaret Wainwright · 4 November 2015 - 12:06
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

I have not been able to play spades for over a week now.

Alan Clay · 1 November 2015 - 21:35
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

MSN games it's over hearts loads and crashes, backgammon simply doesn't work! Pushing everyone to Win 10? :(

Deborah Douglin · 30 October 2015 - 16:55
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

When is the new Spades going to be up and running? I am unable to get to the Spades Game.

Jay Pea · 28 October 2015 - 22:39
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

bullshit it is "up and reachable"

Eleanor Hughes · 13 October 2015 - 22:06
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Just some info for MSN game players -
The current versions of our multiplayer games are no longer supported as of October 1, 2015. We are adding a series of new multiplayer games in the coming weeks.

The new games will include the following, with additional multiplayer games coming online later this year:

Spades
Hearts
Gin Rummy
Oklahoma Gin
Pinochle
Backgammon
Checkers
Chess
Pool at the Lucky Break: 8-Ball
Pool at the Lucky Break: 9-Ball
Wahoo: The Marble Board Game

We will announce the new games on the MSN Games home page when they are live. Good luck!

Barbara McCall · 12 October 2015 - 13:07
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

cant get Jigsaw to load .whats going on?

Mary Elizabeth Bryant · 10 October 2015 - 17:32
· · Safari 6.1.1 on Mac

Am unable to play JIGSAW, just doesn't start - whats up?

Bill Armstrong · 21 September 2015 - 21:07
· · Chrome 45.0 on Windows

Scotty Stewart I use 7 and its the same story.

Cill Logie · 13 September 2015 - 13:39
· · Chrome 45.0 on Windows

Down again - at least for Windows 7 ...I have to find a different game site...this one has too many problems.

Conni Scott · 10 September 2015 - 23:05
· · Chrome 45.0 on Windows

Error message for all MSN Games "MSN Games is currently experiencing technical difficulties. (error 500-13)"

Scott Taylor · 5 September 2015 - 17:32
· · Chrome 45.0 on Windows

For the last two months I'm showing there are Zero players playing multiplayer hearts and multiplayer spades on MSN games

Scott Horton · 3 September 2015 - 23:02
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

hearts stats don`t change after playing a game

Rhonda Leigh Dinhobl Schwalm · 2 September 2015 - 21:34
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

So frustrating, hearts disconnects from game at last hand, so you never know final scores.

Sue Adams Miles · 31 May 2015 - 22:51
· · Internet Explorer 9.0 on Windows

MSN Spades has been down now for at least 24 hours today, June 1st

Bill Lyford · 20 August 2014 - 10:26
United States · Time Warner Cable · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

can't sign in to msn.zone.com ---- hearts, backgammon, poker, etc

Lana Taff · 4 July 2014 - 07:55
Canada · Rogers Cable · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Backgammon will not load and msn zone will not let me sign in I've tried everything!!! so frustrating!!

Louise Martelli · 25 May 2014 - 11:48
United States · Comcast Cable · Internet Explorer 10.0 on Windows

May 25th MSN.com on line games has been down all day. What is the problem?

Ernest N. Miles · 11 April 2014 - 17:52
United States · Time Warner Cable

Can not get into hearts. Had problems with PC and wonder if I broke my hearts game as well

Annamaria Lavorato · 7 April 2014 - 08:28
United States · Comcast Cable

what is the problem with MSN games? does anybody know? Please help!

Celina Titus · 6 April 2014 - 07:14
Canada · EastLink

I cannot sign in and have difficulty when I can sign in to play with windows 8.1

Annamaria Lavorato · 26 March 2014 - 05:48
United States · Comcast Cable

has anybody heard from Microsoft about the problems a lot o people are having with msn games?

Annamaria Lavorato · 25 March 2014 - 16:52
United States · Comcast Cable

I have been having problems for about a week /it keeps saying page reached to errors in autentication

Ernest N. Miles · 24 March 2014 - 13:38
United States · Time Warner Cable

Down again???

Sharon Ray · 22 March 2014 - 10:15
United States · Fairpoint Communications

I tried entering the final game of the instant games, the token surge, it is for a lot of tokens. The darn thing gave me 0, than said I played for the day, please fix it. thank you Sharon Ray

Nancy Negri · 15 March 2014 - 13:28
United States · Comcast Cable

crashes every five minutes or so when on Games site

Darrell Karjala · 1 March 2014 - 10:29
United States · Charter Communications

hearts still down

Blain Normand · 21 February 2014 - 11:58
Canada · Videotron Ltee

free MSN online games down for 3 days now. My system is fine.

Teresa Patterson-Cook · 21 February 2014 - 06:09
United States · AT&T U-verse

All morning long the games have been down. Why???

Bonnie Stark · 6 February 2014 - 11:18
United States · Time Warner Cable

I can't seem to load the free msn games. It was working okay earlier today. What gives?

Mark Carter · 20 January 2014 - 01:40
Canada · Rogers Cable

The MSN game site might not be down but it sure as hell isn't working. It has been hit a miss for three days. And of course no explanation why....

Robert Gillespie · 18 January 2014 - 18:10
United States · Windstream Communications

cannot open games selected, get a Reported Unsafe Website Message blocking access. what up with that!

Vicki Wimbush Collins · 18 January 2014 - 01:02
United States · Comcast Business Communications

I can bring up the site but Bejeweled 3 won't load... 2 days not

James Dalton · 6 January 2014 - 03:42
United States · CenturyLink

is msn hearts down right now? cant load it for days now.

Peter Badenhorst · 6 January 2014 - 01:32
Australia · Telstra Internet

Likewise, MSN not down, but can't get hearts

Lawrence South · 5 January 2014 - 10:31
United States · Clear Wireless

i cant get my chess game on msn

Nana Willsnana · 5 January 2014 - 07:32
United States · Fairpoint Communications

msn is not down but why can I not get msn hearts ? all other games work

Roy Cameron · 17 December 2013 - 15:21
United States · Verizon Internet Services

been down 4 days and counting

Darrell Karjala · 15 December 2013 - 09:22
United States · Charter Communications

still down

Darrell Karjala · 14 December 2013 - 16:36
United States · Charter Communications

down for 2 days

SG Wilcox · 5 October 2013 - 02:48
United States · Cox Communications

I have been trying to access sign in for msn games and keep getting a white page that says continue. Anyone else having this issue? I can play games, just can't sign in. Also having promblems signing in to some other sites I have in favorites. When will this issue be resolved?

Ginny Eby · 7 March 2013 - 22:13
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msn will not let me signin says cant authenticate me google says my browser cookie functionality is turned off I followed instructions buy no help I can play games just not as me only "guest" any help out there please

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