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Windows Live Messenger - discontinued

8.0 (Windows Live Messenger)

  • ­I managed installing it from the msi package. Then, i putted a gdiplus.dll in the workdir of the program, but it wouldn't run well.

Application Details:

Version: 8.0 (Windows Live Messenger)
License: Free to use
URL: http://messenger.msn.com
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.18

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You need the riched20 update and gdiplus.dll for it to start ok. Still won't connect despite the "test internet connection" saying there is a connection.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
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RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 04 20091.1.18Yes Yes GarbageJake9999 
CurrentUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 08 20081.0-rc4Yes Yes Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 29 20080.9.58.Yes Yes Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 01 20070.9.46.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 03 20070.9.42.No Not installable GarbageJaime Rave Torres 

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