During that time, Microsoft released seven major versions as follows.
The first version of MSN Messenger Service, version 1.0 (1.0.0863), was released July 22, 1999.
If you are a Windows Live Messenger user, times are changing.Much of the app’s popularity comes from Facebook’s ongoing insistence that it be a separate app (you can now no longer access messages through the Facebook mobile site). This update brings the app’s security on par with other popular messaging services such as Whats App. While that's a question that is conditional to the temperament of each individual user, I can bet that experiencing any of the following five antics will have...So, one motivation for using Messenger is that it’s highly likely most of your friends are using it as well! like pyramid schemes, political debates, and pointless status updates.I open the WU console again and, surprise surprise, the “Important Update” is still there checked by default (even though I already told it I don’t want it), ready to be installed as soon as a user hits the “Install Updates” button.
You will need to use the Skype application for chatting – third-party instant messaging clients and old versions of Windows Live Messenger will no longer function.