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Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 6th 10, 08:24 AM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Still works here, assuming this goes through...

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Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog: http://www.messengergeek.com
Messenger...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 3rd 10, 04:34 AM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Thanks Doris,

Your comment here and the others really do help make it worthwhile.

I do wonder why this is still working though - perhaps they just forgot the Messenger groups
existed.

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Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 3rd 10, 04:34 AM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Thanks Doris,

Your comment here and the others really do help make it worthwhile.

I do wonder why this is still working though - perhaps they just forgot the Messenger groups
existed.

--...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 2nd 10, 02:06 AM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Much appreciated Drew, glad I could be helpful :)

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Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog: http://www.messengergeek.com
Messenger...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 2nd 10, 02:06 AM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Much appreciated Drew, glad I could be helpful :)

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Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog: http://www.messengergeek.com
Messenger...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 06:30 PM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

You're welcome Mark :)

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Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog: http://www.messengergeek.com
Messenger Resources:...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 06:30 PM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

You're welcome Mark :)

--
Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog: http://www.messengergeek.com
Messenger Resources:...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 06:07 PM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Hi Robert,

I have briefly visited the site off and on throughout the past few weeks, but I admit I've
been procrastinating on really bothering with it since they just basically pulled the carpet...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 06:07 PM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Hi Robert,

I have briefly visited the site off and on throughout the past few weeks, but I admit I've
been procrastinating on really bothering with it since they just basically pulled the carpet...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 05:44 PM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Thank you Walter, it's much appreciated :)

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Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog: http://www.messengergeek.com
Messenger...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 05:44 PM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Thank you Walter, it's much appreciated :)

--
Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog: http://www.messengergeek.com
Messenger...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 05:43 PM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Well, it's certainly not by choice. Obviously I'll add the groups to my normal Usenet
carrier and see what we get, but I suspect traffic will be gone once msnews kills it today.

The page is okay...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 05:43 PM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Well, it's certainly not by choice. Obviously I'll add the groups to my normal Usenet
carrier and see what we get, but I suspect traffic will be gone once msnews kills it today.

The page is okay...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 05:35 PM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

You're very welcome :)

--
Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog: http://www.messengergeek.com
Messenger Resources:...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 05:35 PM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

You're very welcome :)

--
Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog: http://www.messengergeek.com
Messenger Resources:...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 04:27 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 3
Views: 2,225
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
windows messenger and remote assitance

Hi Karen,

Weird, this is a long standing problem and I've written the solution dozens upon hundreds of
times (also been in magazines and books). So, I'm not quite sure why professionals wouldn't...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 04:03 AM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 0
Views: 1,807
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Greetings,

On this eve of the end of these newsgroups, I thought I would do some reflection on the
newsgroups, myself and Messenger.

The first Messenger group was...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger June 1st 10, 04:03 AM Posted to microsoft.public.msn.messenger,microsoft.public.windows.live.messenger,microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 37
Views: 7,394
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Reflection on the newsgroups and final farewell

Greetings,

On this eve of the end of these newsgroups, I thought I would do some reflection on the
newsgroups, myself and Messenger.

The first Messenger group was...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger May 28th 10, 02:46 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 1
Views: 2,421
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
How to obtain the latest version of Windows Messenger 5.1

Greetings Rafael,

Courtesy of the lovely Menthix:
http://tinyurl.com/3xw8qc7

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Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog:...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger May 27th 10, 05:52 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 7
Views: 2,138
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
WINDOWS LIVE MESSEGER

Greetings trajce,

The webcam feature has been removed. If you downgrade back to the previous version, you can
get it back.

I've been meaning to write up an article on downgrading, so I'll link...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger May 27th 10, 05:51 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 1
Views: 1,870
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Live Messenger: one question pleaseeee

Greetings,

Nah, it's just a bug, you don't have any invites if the web page says so. Supposedly they'll
fix it in the next release. The number is obtained server-side, so there isn't much you can...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger May 3rd 10, 08:28 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 3
Views: 2,225
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
windows messenger and remote assitance

Greetings Karen,

The message is worded incorrectly. What they're trying to say is that you have the latest
Windows Live Messenger installed, and what you need installed is the latest Windows...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger March 19th 10, 08:56 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 2
Views: 2,008
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Windows Live messenger

Greetings,

The easiest thing is just to do a manual install. Just download and run the Microsoft
Installer
files directly to install Windows Live...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger March 19th 10, 08:55 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 4
Views: 2,353
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Windows Messener 4.7

Greetings,

This feature was depreciated years ago. It won't be coming back.

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Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog:...
Forum: Microsoft Messenger March 19th 10, 08:55 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger
Replies: 4
Views: 2,353
Posted By Jonathan Kay [MVP]
Windows Messener 4.7

Greetings,

This feature was depreciated years ago. It won't be coming back.

--
Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
MessengerGeek Blog:...
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