Windows Live Messenger makes it easier than ever to stay connected to the people you care about. • Favorites and groups: Put the people you chat with most at the top of your contacts, so you easily see when they're online. Want to chat with several people in one window? Simply set up a group. • Share photos: Look at photos together, right in the conversation window and Messenger tells you when people you know post new photos on Windows Live.
Windows Live Messenger (MSN) is an instant messaging software which will let you connect to your your friends, allowing you to send them messages even if they are offline. Once installed, Windows Live Messenger displays a drop-down menu of features along the top, contacts within the center pane, a search box on the bottom, and tabs for eBay, Rhapsody, and other services along the left.
• Customize: Show off your personal style with custom scenes, animated display pictures, and signature sounds. • Mobile and web: Using a public computer without Messenger? You can chat on the web from Windows Live Hotmail or use Messenger on your smartphone.
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Windows Live Messenger will be discontinued on. Windows Cell on this page. Users will have to use Skype with imported contacts to continue messaging Windows Live Messenger contacts. N Windows Live Messenger offers plenty of emoticons and winks to cheer up your conversations.
You can expand both collections easily by adding new sets which you'll find by the hundred on the Internet. Customization possibilities include changing the chat window background or even adding a personal message to your nickname, but not creating custom status messages. Also, Windows Live Messenger status messages have now been reduced to 'online', 'away' or 'busy' – so no more 'on the phone' or 'out to lunch', for example. Chat conversations are not the only thing you can do with Windows Live Messenger. There is also the possibility of having video chats using your webcam, and also make. Another great feature in Windows Live Messenger is the possibility to view and share pictures within the chat window, without having to send files over to your contact.
Regarding contact lists, the new Windows Live Messenger lets you create specific groups of users, different from the ones previously known as 'groups' and which have now been renamed to Categories. These groups allow you to have multiple simultaneous chats with several contacts. Another new feature in the contact management system in Windows Live Messenger is Favorites, a special category that enables you to have the people you talk to most always to hand. Usability Windows Live Messenger 2009 includes many interesting new features, all conveniently built into a nice interface. I'm not sure that this handful of new functions is the reason why the program weighs in at almost 70 MB. Quality The most striking feature in the new Windows Live Messenger is an all-new interface with a colorful design, far from the traditional Windows application structure.
You can customize it by choosing your own theme and color scheme. In order to maintain the neatness of this design, the menu bar in Windows Live Messenger has been hidden under a few buttons on the top-right corner – though you can temporarily make the standard menu bar visible by pressing the Alt key.
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Especially the forced upon us Skype, which totally messed up my computer and ended up with mulitple files missing incl banking info from my email. I was lucky to be able to use system restore, unlike 4 others I know who had to literally have thier fixed because of it.