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Windows Live Messenger (WLM) , still commonly referred to by the previous name of MSN Messenger (MSN for short) .

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Pros

lots of features

8 agree

Free

6 agree

customizable through third party tools such as apatch and Messenger Plus!

6 agree

compatible with yahoo messenger

4 agree

Tells you when you have a unread email

2 agree
  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

Requires registration with MSN.

9 agree

Not compatible with ICQ.

7 agree

Not compatible with Google chat.

6 agree

Mac version slow, buggy and outdated.

5 agree

No IRC support

5 agree

no spellchecker on Windows version

5 agree

Not compatible with AOL chat.

5 agree

annoying installer attempts to change computer settings and have you install a plethora of useless Microsoft software

4 agree

Not compatible with yahoo messenger.

4 agree

Not compatible with Jabber.

4 agree

not modular - a lot of bloat that cannot be removed

3 agree
  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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Windows Live Messenger (WLM), still commonly referred to by the previous name of MSN Messenger (MSN for short), is an instant messaging client for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Mobile, first released on December 13, 2005 by Microsoft. It is part of Microsoft's Windows Live set of online services. The current version is Windows Live Messenger 9.0, which was released on December 15, 2008.

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Fractalhorizon
11/25/2008 07:19

Everyone has this because it comes with MS Windows. You don't get a choice. And it pops up every time you log in unless you go and disable it.

Dalley.rick@gmail.com
07/05/2008 03:43

I don't like the defaults, Skype has better video, but everyone I know has this

Dialupinternetuser
05/12/2008 09:29

I actually disabled access to this program in Windows settings.

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