How-to: Use classic Messenger contact list in Wave 4

Windows Live Wave 4 was developed with social networking at hand. You will face this connection wherever you go in Essentials. For example, Messenger’s main window looks quite different now. This is the new look:

Messenger Wave 4: Social view

How-to: Revert the main window look

You can remove the social parts of Messenger and revert the contact list to the Messenger 2009 look easily. Just press this tiny button in the top-right edge of the main window:

Messenger: Switch to compact="compact" view

And — voilà! — the window style is reverted. Easy, huh?