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Windows 7: Windows Live Messenger - Taskbar or Notification Icon

23 Jul 2009   #10
rakcs

vista 32bit - win 7 RC
 
 

what's wrong with having it run in compatibility mode? that's perfectly fine. if it crashes when you have the watermark remover patch, then blame the watermark remover. the watermark is meant to be there, it doesn't bug me at all.

plus, having it in the superbar makes it easier to manage your contacts. it takes to clicks in the tray and only one in the superbar. where's the annoyance?


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03 Aug 2009   #11
Reidicus

WIndows 7
 
 

Sweet, thanks. This is great. Kudos!
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03 Aug 2009   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Reidicus, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Shawn
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03 Aug 2009   #13
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

specifically Vista compatibilty Brink, not sp1 or sp2?
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03 Aug 2009   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Matt,

You can use either one of the Vista options. They will all work fine.
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06 Aug 2009   #15
iLachva

Windows 7
 
 

thanks mate ! I don't like WLM pin on my taskbar.
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06 Aug 2009   #16
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome iLachva, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Shawn
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04 Oct 2009   #17
Timewarpone

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Didn't work for me

I tried to move the Live Messenger as described. The instructions say to choose Windows Vista under compatability. I did this and my desktop went haywire. I was lucky I could do a restore and it fixed the appearance. (Everything was distorted, off color and faded). I thought about doing it again so this time I am letting you know that there were 3 different Vista choices under compatability. 1.) Windows Vista, (2.) Windows Vista Service Pack 1 . (3.) Windows Vista Service Pack 2. Should I have tried number 2 or 3 instead?? I am very good at following printed directions. I did EXACTLY as described above. Thanks in advance for your help.

Vince
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05 Oct 2009   #18
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Vince, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You would use the Windows Vista option like in the screenshot under step 4. Did you have WLM closed while doing this?
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05 Oct 2009   #19
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Putting it in Vista compatibility mode also remove the red flasshing signal if somone posts something in a conversation... can be annoying.
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