Windows Live Messenger - discontinued

Windows Live Messenger 2009 (14.0, Wave 3). The last supported version for XP.

Application Details:

Version: 14.0 (2009/Wave 3)
License: Free to use
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.5

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Test Results

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What works

Windows Live Installer fully installs program, and it is added to the Wine Application List.

What does not

Will not start up once installed, under any environment on my computer, with or without running programs, after start-up, etc.


What was not tested

The workings of the app; didn't start up.

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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze" x86_64Oct 29 20101.3.5No, but has workaround Yes NoGarbageCarlos Ruax 
CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 04 20101.2Yes No NoGarbageAndrew Marsden 

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