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MSN Instant Messenger, now known as Windows Live Messenger, and also related to Windows Messenger, is perhaps the single most popular instant messaging service on the internet.
Without the "archive messages" selected, there is NO way to retrieve MSN Messenger History.
AOL users can download and install MSN Instant Messenger.
Windows Live Messenger is designed to only allow one person to login at a time. There are several ways to sidestep this limitation.
Unless you have two computers running simultaneously you cannot run two different versions of MSN Messenger at the same time.
To use your Yahoo account in MSN Messenger, you first need to make a .NET Passport using your Yahoo email address.
MSN Messenger emoticons may stop working for you even though your friends may still be able to see them. Here is a straightforward solution to that problem.
.NET passports are used in Windows XP in various ways, and removing them isn't that obvious, but it is possible.
Windows Live is the branding use for Microsoft's Hotmail, Messenger and other services. I'll review how to control how much Windows Live you get.
Getting MSN Messenger to stop logging in automatically is fortunately a quick and easy fix to make.
Windows Messenger 4.7 can be removed, but since it's a part of Windows, it's in the Windows Components part of Add/Remove programs.
To update your version of MSN or Windows Messenger, all you need to do is download and install the new version.
There are a couple reasons why MSN Instant Messenger will display your old ISP. Fortunately there are easy solutions to fix these particular issues.
If MSN Messenger causes problems for you, there are a few sources that are helpful with correcting these problems.
MSN Messenger and Windows Live Messenger users are being told they must upgrade. We'll look at why, and what some alternatives might be.
If enabled, MSN Messenger stores your message history in a relatively obscure location, but it's easily discovered.
Error code 800701f7 results when there is a problem with the .NET Messenger Service.
Windows Live Messenger, like many other programs, requires you to upgrade when they roll out new versions... whether you like it or not. You might want to try a different instant message program.
If you're behind a router and/or the person you want to talk to is behind a router you can have problems with audio in MSN Instant Messenger.
MSN Messenger can be told to not interrupt you with alerts when you're doing something else. The option apparently defaults to "on".
If one contact keeps popping up as newly-connected in MSN Messenger, it's likely that he or she has a connectivity problem.