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Windows Live Messenger 8.0.0562 Beta
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Developed byMicrosoft
Version8.0
BuildBuild 0562
Preview release8.0.0562
Preview TypeBeta
Date2006-02-10; 4539 days ago[1]
OSMicrosoft Windows
Size13.4MB (14,065,376 bytes)
File typeEXE
TypeInstant messaging client
Websitehttp://messenger.live.com

Windows Live Messenger 8.0.0562 Beta installer file has a size of 13.4 MB (14,065,376 bytes).

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Product name: Messenger
Product version: 8.0.0562
Filename: Install_Messenger_Beta.exe
File type: Application (.exe)
File size: 13.4 MB (14,065,376 bytes)
File description: Messenger Beta Installer
File version: 6.0.2900.2180
Copyright: Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

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Features Edit

  • Messaging
  • Voice calling
    • This feature will let users who sign up for Windows Live Call to easily call landline and mobile phones. You will be able to set up a Windows Live phone call account through the Messenger interface and start making calls within minutes. You will be able to purchase minutes upfront, then add minutes when your balance runs low. One of the great things about this will be the affordable domestic and international calls you will be able to make.
    • You will still be able to make PC-to-PC calls for free, with no need to sign up for a Windows Live Call account, so long as you and your Messenger contact both have compatible speakers and microphones (or headsets).
  • Sharing Folders
    • Sharing Folders will be a new and simple way for you to share personal photos, documents, and files with your Messenger contacts. You will be able to create a Sharing Folder by simply dragging files onto a contact name in Messenger. This will create an exact copy of the files on both you and your contact's computers, and create a Sharing Folder that can be accessed from Messenger, and on the desktop.
    • Sharing Folders will be easier than e-mail for sharing photos and documents. In a Sharing Folder, any time a file in the folder is added, modified, or deleted, those changes will be synchronized with the person you’re sharing with. The Sharing File icon in Messenger will also show you a gleam on a contact so you will know when a Sharing File has been updated. And it’s a simple drag-and-drop to share files, even simpler than the "send file" and "save as" functions you are already familiar with in Messenger.
    • Sharing Folders will work pretty much like the PC folder experience you already know, so it will make sense right away. Just like in Windows, you will be able to drag-and-drop, get different views of files, copy, paste, etc. You will be able to access a Sharing Folder from your desktop, to manage files whether online or offline. A Sharing Folder requires virtually zero setup or configuration, and efficiently handles file synchronization without any fuss.

Release notes Edit

Change logs Edit

  • Changes in user interface and the contact list
  • The Sharing Folders feature now sports a status and progress bar, as well as an activity log in a separate window.
  • There's a new voice platform, and overall improvements in terms of reliability (fewer bounced messages)
  • Stability (fewer crashes)
  • Performance (quicker sign in process)

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