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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

Almost averything is Working, Webcam, Emoticons, Widgets, Nudges.

What does not

Audio calls are not working, neither Troubleshot assistant. You can't see the big pictures in the chat window, and there are some problems with some icons in the nicknames.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Nothing that I can remember.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

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Additional Comments

You need to install native riched20 to see the missing text and msxml3 to use the widgets. Also the flash player. Winetricks is your friend for this.

selected in Test Results table below
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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