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Local => Technology, Internet, TV => Topic started by: Alfie on January 16, 2013, 09:01:49 PM

Title: Will you mis MSN Messenger?
Post by: Alfie on January 16, 2013, 09:01:49 PM
Microsoft is "retiring" MSN Messenger and is encouraging Messenger users to upgrade to Skype or transfer Messenger contacts to Skype.


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We are retiring the existing Messenger service globally (except for mainland China where Messenger will continue to be available) and bringing the great features of Messenger and Skype together. Update to Skype and sign in using a Microsoft Account (same as your Messenger ID) and all your Messenger contacts will be at your fingertips. You'll be able to instant message and video chat with them just like before, and also discover new ways of staying in touch with Skype on your mobile and tablet.

So, what's happening after the retirement?
Messenger users on desktops** will not be able to sign in and will only be able to upgrade to Skype. If you attempt to sign in, a notification will appear, and if you continue, you will be taken through our installer flow to install Skype and automatically uninstall Messenger at the same time.

Will you miss MSN Messenger or is it history already?
Title: Re: Will you mis MSN Messenger?
Post by: Quilter on January 16, 2013, 09:03:59 PM
Stone Age ...  ;D
Title: Re: Will you mis MSN Messenger?
Post by: sulasno on January 16, 2013, 09:06:52 PM
Skype ? lol

how secure is it would be my question;

With LINE, Whatsapp and the new WeChat fighting to be the king of chats
Title: Re: Will you mis MSN Messenger?
Post by: gatorsoft on January 17, 2013, 06:19:27 AM
I converted to skype about a month ago and have found it to be easier to use, and with fewer problems than messenger.