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Windows 7: Is there a built-in messaging function with Win7?

16 Nov 2011   #1
bigblocktowncar

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Is there a built-in messaging function with Win7?

I am working in an office and would like to know if there is some sort of instant messaging capability in Windows 7. We would like to be able to message other computers in our small (5 or 6 computer) network without having to get up and walk around or use a phone page (some people have headphones in).

I seem to remember a feature in Windows 2000 that had some sort of messenger. Is this possible in Windows 7 or do you know of a good non-invasive program that would work? We don't really want to go the route of AIM.

Thanks


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17 Nov 2011   #2
Maguscreed

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Someone recently wrote a tutorial here on how to do this but I am having a nightmare of a time trying to find it right now.
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17 Nov 2011   #3
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