Category Archives: Messenger 7 Beta

Getting an error 80072f19?

The Dev Lead responsible for MSN Messenger connectivity sent me this very cool link.  If you’re getting an 80072f19 error when you try to connect to MSN Messenger, check out this site.  Here’s the best bit. This worked for me: … Continue reading

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Fixing the “Cannot play wink at this time. Try another wink” error

If you’re getting "cannot play wink’ you may need to reinstall the Macromedia Flash Player to resolve this problem.  To uninstall, and then reinstall the Flash Player:   1.        Click Start, and then click Control Panel. 2.        Click Add or … Continue reading

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Chatting with the MSN Messenger team

This Thursday at 1:00 PM Pacific Time the MSN Messenger team will be the featured guests in a Expert Zone chat.  You can read more about the chat here. Here’s the descritpion: MSN Messenger Beta ChatJoin Raja Abburi, MSN Messenger … Continue reading

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How good is the audio in the Messenger 7 beta?

Read this post from Mike Torres and find out.  The Messenger team has done some great work in the 7.0 Beta to improve the quality of audio conversations.  If you haven’t tried audio in Messenger lately, give it a try. … Continue reading

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Simon blogs about Messenger 7 . . .

and Simon says "As a beta its pretty crap".  You can read his whole review here. I would like to offer one correction to his review.  You can turn off Nudges.  I’ve blogged about this before here.  To recap: Choose … Continue reading

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Broken links between contact cards and spaces

Anita asked: hey i had a space and then i deleted it, but i made a new one, but on my contact card it still goes to the old one even though it’s not there anymore. is there any way … Continue reading

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TechTree Reviews MSN Messenger 7 Beta

Reviewed by Aalaap Ghag.  Aalaap wasn’t impressed.  From the review: With nothing substantial (and relevant to communication) left to innovate on, both are scrambling, with eccentric features in their next-of-kin products, to woo the cosmetic-happy crowd over from each other’s … Continue reading

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