September 28th, 2008 by Keith

Windows Live Messenger Beta

Posted in Beta, Fun Stuff, Software Companies, Web Apps, Windows

Microsoft has release the beta version of Windows Live Messenger. I presume this application should be quite familiar to you. This is the renowned MSN Messenger.

There are quite a number of new things from this release of Windows Live Messenger. Click on the screenshot on the right to see more details.

System Requirement

  • Operating system: Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (32-bit edition only), or Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit editions)
  • Processor for Windows XP: 800 MHz or higher
  • Processor for Windows Vista: 1 GHz or higher
  • Memory for Windows XP: 128 MB of RAM (256 MB or more recommended)
  • Memory for Windows Vista: 512 MB
  • Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later
  • Internet connection: Internet functionality requires dial-up or broadband Internet access (provided separately). Local or long-distance charges may apply.
  • Resolution: Minimum 1024 x 768
  • For Movie Maker only: Movie Maker does not support Windows XP, and requires ATI Radeon 9500 (or higher) or nVidia GeForce FX 5900 (or higher).

Download Application
Windows Live Messenger Beta

3 Responses to “Windows Live Messenger Beta”

  1. linda french Says:

    I think the new messenger is terrible, I am unable to read my messeges properly. please give me back the old version the space to read my messages is far too small and i am unable to make it any bigger

  2. Keith Says:

    Hi Linda,
    You can uninstall the current beta version of MSN from your system if you find that is not useful. Subsequently, go to Windows Live Messenger site to download the stable version. Hope that helps.


  3. Laura from GR Says:

    We used it for a week and now we can not access it and are even blocked from internet. I don’t know what to do? I can’t even uninstall it…..Frustating……

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