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Windows messenger and .net
Serchen




msg:327842
 10:30 pm on Feb 5, 2004 (gmt 0)

I'm having a problem with my windows messenger versions having a conflict with each other. My new machine has come pre installed with xp home edition, which has .net messenger installed. After installing the newest version of messenger, i now find that rather than having one updated version i now have two. Both of which fight for domination on start up ;-) Does anyone have an idea as to how you can remove the xp older version as it doesn't show up in the add / remove program lists?

James

 

Reflection




msg:327843
 12:43 am on Feb 6, 2004 (gmt 0)

I think your confusing Windows Messenger(the winXP one) and MSN messenger, which is the non XP one.

Not sure why you dont want to use the XP messenger but this article might help you out. [support.microsoft.com...]

Serchen




msg:327844
 8:33 am on Feb 6, 2004 (gmt 0)

Thanks for the reply. Your right, there are two types. MSN Messenger (Stand alone version)and Windows Messenger (XP Version)

The functionality on the xp version is not the same as the MSN version which is why i tried to upgrade. I followed the upgrade route for the windows messenger [messenger.msn.com...]

Which takes you up to version 4.7.2009. This version resembles the much older version of MSN messenger. Whereas my current MSN version is 6.1.0207.

Do you know if there is a version of windows messenger out there with the same functionality as the msn one?

Thanks again for pointing me in the right direction earlier,

James

Reflection




msg:327845
 11:19 pm on Feb 6, 2004 (gmt 0)

Do you know if there is a version of windows messenger out there with the same functionality as the msn one?

As far as I can tell the latest version of windows messenger is pretty similar to msn messenger. I use msn at work and windows at home and the features are pretty much the same, they both have all the major ones anyway(with the exception of remote desktop and other xp features).

Serchen




msg:327846
 8:36 am on Feb 7, 2004 (gmt 0)

There doesnt seem to be the ability to have images against peoples profiles in the way that msn does, or am I missing something?

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