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Windows Live Messenger

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imported_Mike

#1
Im not sure if its a good thing or a sin, but i got invited - and accepted - an invitation for Windows Live Messenger, the next generation of M$ apparently. :p

Those of you who use MSN Messenger, probably found the jump from 6 - 7 a big'ish one in terms of features available. Winks, Nudges, Backgrounds, Handwriting tool, etc.. Well don’t get too excited because there isn’t that much that has changed. :D Apart from a face lift, the option to change a few colours and display settings, and some more personal information for each contact, everything still “feels” the same.

However it is still in beta stages and due for release in mid 2006, so there is still time to improve. I have heard that Microsoft will be integrating some sort of VoIP system. Will be interesting to see how it compares to its competitor Skype.

A few basic screenies:










Mike
 

Cooper

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 21, 2006
Messages
45
Location
Leyland, UK
#2
lol
mike mike mike
theres going to be some drastic changes for it, sharing folders for one lol
drag a file into your shared folder and msn detects it, downloads it to whoever the folder is with :D lol simple
as for the VoIP microsfot bought out some rival company, like ebay and skype i think it was i think it was summet like MIS or summthing lol
anyways thts all i know about so far im finding it quite good i like the face lift.. i just dont like the brown bits, also thanks mike for bluring my site :p lol coulda left it in for a few more hits :p
 
I

imported_Mike

#3
Well I am not impressed yet by M$... Just looks a bit more pretty.. Sharing folders, yea forgot to mention that. That looks alright actually.

Haha.. I decided to pixelate all links and everything which “could” be offensive. Lol, quiet a lot then.

Pssh, im not plugging your site :p Means more bandwidth for me :p tee hee
 

PriceChild

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 22, 2006
Messages
42
Location
Upon a Chair
#6
Mike said:
Well I am not impressed yet by M$... Just looks a bit more pretty
WHAT!!!! first time i loaded it up i had to shield my eyes from the orange before my retinas burnt out! Ouch... I really don't think it looks better at all! It may be more colourful and smoother, but just looks like a child choose the colours!

The shared folders thing seemed ok, nothing special really.

Final opinion... i can't believe i booted up windows just to install that "thing"... *hugs gaim*

Pricey
 

Cooper

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 21, 2006
Messages
45
Location
Leyland, UK
#7
lol another version of windows live messenger has been released to offical testers only so anyone whos an invited .. e.g me or mike :p has to wait.. but there are screen shots on mess.be :p biggest messenger news site going .. :p but its seems to have moved back to a little lookin liek Msn messenger 7.5 just a little more "glassy" themed.. like most of the windows O$'s are (media center and vista) but none the less im gettin used to the first beta eddition .. and yes the orange did burn my eyes two .. so it was immediatly changed to a light shade of pink .. now green and white :D
 

dancingblonde

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jun 30, 2006
Messages
1
#8
i dont no whether im bein rly dumb or if sumthing is actually wrong wiv my windows live messenger.
i downloaded it the other day and it woz workin fine. but now it wont let me sign on & keeps cumin up wiv this troubleshoot thing tht dusnt tel me nething. my lil sisters email address works on it but mine dusnt?
im rly confused. is sumthing rong wiv my address?
xXx
 

lodzinski

FPCH Member
Joined
Feb 12, 2006
Messages
18
#10
the link I was sent to d/l it didnt work, just dead. stupid MS, if i can't download it, how the **** am i gonna see if i like it or not???
 

muppetpie

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jul 19, 2006
Messages
1
#12
hey for some reason this msn windows live thingy doesnt work, it downlaods and runs it but then after everything it comes up with, "application failed to initialise properly (0xc0000005)...anybody got any ideas?

thnks
 

kevmoran68

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jul 20, 2006
Messages
1
#13
I have just changed from messenger 7.5 to Windows live messenger. It has installed ok but for some reason I cant see other contacts display picture and they cant see mine even though I have ensured under tools that I have the box ticked for allowing others to see my display picture. Why cant they see it and vice versa???