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Windows Live Messenger - discontinued

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Looks like MS in not supporting this version anymore. But you can always find it looking in google.

Application Details:

Version: 7.5
License: Free to use
URL: http://messenger.msn.com
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.3

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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Test Results

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What works

The login screen works and the application installs fine. gdiplus.dll and riched20.dll are required as overrides to allow the application to display the login screen correctly.

What does not

Cannot login, cannot connect to the network. All connection tests however show to be successful.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Everything apart from the menu items and login screen.

Hardware tested

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 30 20121.5.3Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowopenSUSE 11.4Jun 05 20111.3.21Yes Yes Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 25 20101.2-rc1Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 07 20091.1.29Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 29 20091.1.13Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
16147 Webcam doesn't work REOPENED View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

Using winetricks install: msxml3, flash, riched20

Then just install MSN Messenger 7.5 with the default Windows xp version.

After the installation using winecfg change the Windows version to win2k.

And you will have you're almost perfect MSN Messenger 7.5.

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