Regarding usability, Windows Live Messenger can learn from Skype chat. In the past weeks, I have used Skype chat intensively. There are several features that I miss in Messenger since I started using Skype chat as well. Let’s take a look.
Some of you have asked Max Messenger whether there is a possibility to display who in your contacts is “online” but has set their status to “Appear offline”. There is no such possibility! Not even using an additional program or via some websites. Those sites claim that it is possible.
Einige von Euch haben Max Messenger gefragt, ob es eine Möglichkeit gibt, anzuzeigen, wer von Euren Kontakten eigentlich „online“ ist, seinen Status aber auf „Als offline anzeigen“ gestellt hat. Diese Möglichkeit gibt es nicht! Auch nicht mit einem zusätzlichen Programm oder über irgendwelche Webseiten. Auf diesen Seiten wird behauptet, dass
You receive error code 80048051 when you try to sign in to Messenger? Try these steps.
Windows Live Messenger is using the same Internet libraries as Internet Explorer, and thus also using the same connection settings. This means that if Internet Explorer is set to Work offline, Messenger will consider this and deny to sign in. To disable Internet Explorer Offline mode, try the following. Click
A lot of connection problems of all kinds will raise if you are using a firewall that does not allow Windows Live Messenger to connect to the MSN servers. Here are some key tips on which communication needs to be allowed and white-listed so that Messenger can sign in properly.
This is the first interview in the Windows Live and You summer edition. I’m sure that my conversation with Frans-Willem Hardijzer, who developed the Messenger add-on StuffPlug, and is also known as “The Blasphemer”, will be especially interesting for you. mynetx: I find it great that you got some minutes
Another great member of the Messenger community, who has been there for quite long, is Dane. Are you interested in his ideas for Windows Live? Let’s see. mynetx: Nice that you got some minutes to talk about Windows Live and You. To get started, please describe yourself and your connection
Because I am bothering my co-workers and friends with my interviews, Bram Lancsweert (see his interview) thought that it was time to ask me about my connection to Windows Live. Bram: Nice that you got some minutes to talk with me about Windows Live and You. To get started, please
Let’s see what relation with Windows Live a Brazilian Messenger tester and skinner has. Some days ago, I talked about this with Mauro Júnior, a soon-to-be universitary student, more commonly known as “Blessedguy”. mynetx: Nice that you got some minutes for this interview. For the beginning, describe yourself and your