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Windows Live Messenger 8.1.0064 Beta
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Developed byMicrosoft
Version8.1
BuildBuild 0064.00_ClientV8.1
Preview release8.1.0064.00_ClientV8.1
Preview TypeBeta
Date2006-08-09; 4430 days ago[1]
OSMicrosoft Windows
Size17.3MB (18,235,176 bytes)
File typeEXE
TypeInstant messaging client
Websitehttp://messenger.live.com

Windows Live Messenger 8.1.0064.00_ClientV8.1 Beta installer file has a size of 17.3 MB (18,235,176 bytes).

File details Edit

Product name: Messenger
Product version: 8.1.0064
Filename: Install_Messenger.exe[2]
File type: Application (.exe)
File size: 17.3 MB (18,235,176 bytes)
File description: Windows Live Messenger 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.

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Change logs Edit

  • Improved Vista compatibility
  • New Personal Expressions UI (menus for Winks, Emoticons, etc.)
  • New Personal Status Message options (eg. Show your location)
  • New look for Contact Cards
  • A new branding platform
  • Improved re-authentication at sign in
  • Roaming Display Pictures (following you wherever you go)
  • New platform architecture in key areas such as automatic updates and object store (where your personalized data is kept on your computer)
  • Added a sign-out option in the status menu

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