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Windows 7: Click 'new msg' link in Messenger IM, it starts 'Windows Live' client

27 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
Click 'new msg' link in Messenger IM, it starts 'Windows Live' client

How can I make it launch my default browser Chrome instead?

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28 Feb 2012   #2

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by eknirb View Post
Click 'new msg' link in Messenger IM, it starts 'Windows Live' client
Messenger is one of the programs that comes with Windows Live Essentials. That's how it's supposed to work if you choose to install it. If you uninstall it from the group of installed essentials components, it won't work anymore. You can instead go to, sign in with your LiveID, and click on the "Messenger" link at the top. Now you will be using web-based IM instead of client-based IM: Instant messaging - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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