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Windows Live Messenger - discontinued

This version introduced features such as handwriting and nudges.

Application Details:

Version: 7.0
License: Free to use
URL: http://messenger.msn.com
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.17

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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Test Results

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What works

Seems to get installed fine and you could run the MSN and see the first shot where u could write down your login and passwd.

What does not

You could write down your login name and passwd but once u press, its impossible to get connected. I got an error simmilar to this one: "Signing in to MSN Messenger failed because the service is unavailable. Please try again later."

 Well, I have to say that as the experience I saw installing other MSN versions, during the installation, when the installation bar reaches about 60%, the bar grows up much quicklier than normal to 90%, perhaps theres something being missed there.

Workarounds

What was not tested

The hot options when u are running and chatting.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Installs and run but its not possible to connect. I got an error simmilar to this one: "Signing in to MSN Messenger failed because the service is unavailable. Please try again later."

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 07 20111.3.17Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 01 20091.1.16Yes Yes GarbageJaime Rave Torres 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 09 20091.1.12Yes Yes SilverClaudio 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 11 20081.1.6Yes Yes SilverJustin Soulia 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 20 20081.1.0Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
5162 Multiple applications need ITextServices::TxDraw and ITextServices::TxGetNaturalSize implementation (Google Talk, WebLoad, XMPSetup, ICQ 6.x, Kugou Music, QQ, Wechat, PVSYST) NEW View
16147 Webcam doesn't work REOPENED View

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HowTo / Notes

HOW TO

- Set wine to Win2K

- Do sh winetricks riched20 msxml3 flash

Then just install and enjoy it.

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