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New version of MSN Messenger with a new interface and some more new features

Application Details:

Version: MSN Messenger 2011
License: Free to use
URL: http://messenger.msn.com
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.51

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Free Download Direct Link to MSN Messenger web installer Free Download MSI Silent Installer

Test Results

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What works

Installer (.msi) but silent.

What does not

The Application (Requires missing DLLs)

Workarounds

What was not tested

Nothing after the installer

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Doesn't run. As it is missing some DLL's: fixme:actctx:parse_depend_manifests Could not find dependent assembly L"Microsoft.VC90.CRT" (9.0.30729.1) err:module:import_dll Library wer.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe") not found err:module:import_dll Library wlidcli.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe") not found err:module:import_dll Library wldlog.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe") not found fixme:actctx:parse_depend_manifests Could not find dependent assembly L"Microsoft.VC90.CRT" (9.0.21022.8) err:module:import_dll Library UXCore.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\shareanything.dll") not found err:module:import_dll Library uxctl.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\shareanything.dll") not found err:module:import_dll Library shareanything.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe") not found err:module:import_dll Library WLDCore.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe") not found err:module:import_dll Library UXCore.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe") not found err:module:import_dll Library uxcontacts.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe") not found err:module:import_dll Library uxctl.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe") not found err:module:import_dll Library d2d1.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe") not found err:module:import_dll Library wlidux.dll (which is needed by L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe") not found err:module:LdrInitializeThunk Main exe initialization for L"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe" failed, status c0000135 Mainly posted this to help aid development.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowSlackware64 14.1Sep 04 20151.7.51No Not installable GarbageMaik Wagner 
ShowSlackware 14.1 32 bit versionAug 22 20151.7.50No Not installable GarbageMaik Wagner 
ShowSlackware 14.1 32 bit versionAug 16 20151.7.49No Not installable GarbageMaik Wagner 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 08 20111.3.29No Not installable Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 11 "Katya" x86_64Sep 11 20111.3.28No Not installable GarbageJames 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
18889 Multiple isolation-aware applications fail to load (MSN Messenger Live 2009, Lync 2010, Adobe Premiere Pro CS3)(embedded PE manifest search should support ISOLATIONAWARE_MANIFEST_RESOURCE_ID) STAGED View

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Comments

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End of life
by Joerg Schiermeier on Friday August 29th 2014, 14:18
Microsoft stops the support for MSN:
technode.com/2014/08/29/microsoft-messenger-shut-down-in-mainland-china/
and forced all users to move to Skype.
End of life
by Joerg Schiermeier on Friday August 29th 2014, 14:18
Microsoft stops the support for MSN:
technode.com/2014/08/29/microsoft-messenger-shut-down-in-mainland-china/
and forced all users to move to Skype.
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