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Windows Live Messenger Version 2009

January 9, 2009
Windows Live Messenger Beta (Old)

Windows Live Messenger Beta (Old)

I remember it was January 2007 when I had installed Windows Live Messenger Beta version. It was totally different in terms of look and features than what was called MSN messenger.

Windows has released the new version of messenger called Version 2009/14.0: It is once again completely different from the previous one. When it comes to customizable interface no one can beat Windows. Here are some of the interesting new features that messenger offers:

There is a whole new set of display photos to choose from.

Besides color schemes, a new feature called “scene” has been introduced. You can select from 23 available scenes or upload any photo of your choice from your computer that would be displayed on top of messenger (Something like skin).

Version 2009

Version 2009

You can further customize the layout of the messenger and add or remove groups, favorites, “What’s new list”, that shows display photo updates of your contacts etc.

The chat window has also been changed. You can hide the participants display photos that are now displayed on the left side, if you want. You can drag up and down the message tray (where message is typed).

And of course the regular features such as file sharing, voice and video chat are also there.

If you ask me, I liked it immensely πŸ™‚

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19 Comments leave one →
  1. January 9, 2009 9:23 pm

    yeah its really nice i m using it for a month now or you can say from its beta version and now as i saw its full and final its has just got more better πŸ™‚

  2. January 9, 2009 9:50 pm

    I love the new messenger!
    πŸ™‚

    I’m a huge fan of msn anyways!

  3. Ayesha permalink
    January 9, 2009 9:58 pm

    Me too πŸ˜€

  4. Saad Ibrahim permalink
    January 9, 2009 10:39 pm

    its windows live bloatware! this is the most bloated piece of software in this world πŸ™‚ i prefer using gtalk

  5. Saad Ibrahim permalink
    January 9, 2009 10:40 pm

    and its getting more bloated with every version

  6. Glamsy permalink
    January 9, 2009 11:00 pm

    They all look the same to me πŸ™‚

  7. bmk permalink
    January 10, 2009 4:55 am

    I was amongst MSN’s fans for quite sometime & still have most. no. of contacts on MSN. Lately, I have been liking google products more, due to being simple yet innovative.
    Microsoft is trying hard to compete. Windows 7 BETA has just been released. It is expected do well due to more modest hardware requirements as compared to earlier versions.

  8. January 10, 2009 11:11 am

    New messengers (MSN/YAHOO) are really cool to use at home. These suit well with Vista. When every thing is glamorized new MSN goes well with facebook, blogs, games and Vista.

  9. Ayesha permalink
    January 10, 2009 12:12 pm

    There is some diverse opinion about the Windows Live. I liked it nonetheless and though I also like google but I have experienced some problems with gtalk while chatting. There is a room for further improvement.

    I’d still prefer WLM over the other messengers πŸ˜€

  10. January 11, 2009 5:49 am

    I’ll try to get this latest version of MSN πŸ™‚

  11. Ayesha permalink
    January 11, 2009 7:00 pm

    Sure! πŸ™‚

  12. February 7, 2009 1:15 pm

    News windows life takes too long to load up..I agree that it is a massive bloatware. Why must microsoft always give us bloatwares.

  13. February 28, 2009 11:48 am

    I looking for the old version. where can you get the old version?????

  14. June 6, 2009 10:14 am

    how i can instal windows live msn?

  15. September 16, 2009 5:14 am

    I haven’t been through 9 till now…. πŸ˜›
    still working on 8..

    • September 16, 2009 11:33 am

      Doesn’t it give you that annoying pop up every now and then to upgrade? πŸ˜›

    • September 16, 2009 12:29 pm

      :P… that’s because i hardly use MSN…. but it does irritates at times….i will try to update…. πŸ™‚

  16. May 6, 2010 6:32 pm

    Hello Salams!

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