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Windows 7: Instant messaging ?

19 Nov 2010   #1
Ciara

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 
Instant messaging ?

Hi , I would like to setup instant messaging on my new to me Computer but using search engines I see there are many more than I thought there was so my question is "what one is good with Windows 7 ?" any help - advice very much appreciated, thank you


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19 Nov 2010   #2
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

What about Windows Live Messenger?

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/...-versions.html
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19 Nov 2010   #3
Ciara

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Thank you Airbot, I will look at that

I have Windows Live Essentials but I did not include messenger, do I need to uninstall or will Windows Live Essentials overwright ?
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19 Nov 2010   #4
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

I think you will be asked for what to install.
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19 Nov 2010   #5
Ciara

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Yes I was the first time but I did not include messenger, so if I download again can I over wright ?
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19 Nov 2010   #6
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Think you could just run the live essentials installer again, and only choose the IM.
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19 Nov 2010   #7
Ciara

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Good thank you Airbot
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19 Nov 2010   #8
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

What Instant Messaging do most of your friends use ?
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19 Nov 2010   #9
Ciara

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Hi DocBrown , Meebo most, but I wanted some sound advice ... and got it
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19 Nov 2010   #10
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Ok, Yes Windows live works well for me with a lot of my friends.
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