MSN Messenger 7.0 ... not simply an instant messenger

I usually dont write about Instant Messengers and Email Accounts, but the New MSN Messenger is irresistible and I can't help from writing about some of the cool features which are not aware to many of the users.

First of all the new MSN Messenger 7.0, looks Glossy, Cool and with the XP Style for the curves and edges.

The MSN Today is much improved and suprisingly, it shows your associated Hotmail Inbox in one of three Tabs. This is very useful and it practically helped me by reminding me to reply to a mail. When I just logged in to MSN Messenger, the MSN Today appeared and when I switched to the Email Tab, I noticed an important email for which I had to respond but overlooked due to other mails. I would have never gone to my Hotmail Inbox unless I received a new Email. This is a very useful feature along with the MSN Today News and other information that appears in the MSN Today Tab. Many of us, close it without even reading it. But just wait for a moment and you can find how much useful MSN Today can be.

The Cool Tree View (+) link next to your Groups make it easy and gives a robust look to the Contacts lists.

The miniature image of the actual Display picture that your contacts have put up, looks cute and it actually differentiates the contacts a little bit for you, to identify easily.

The New Information Star which appears next to your contacts is one of the very useful and cool features.

MSN Messenger automatically associates with your MSN Spaces account and keeps a track of the updates you make to your MSN Spaces account.

If you are new to MSN Spaces, well it is a free service provided by MSN to maintain your blogs and photos. It provides a cool set of UI and sections to Blog and share your photos. For more information check MSN Spaces

Whenever you update your Blog or add some photos, it recognizes the change and displays a Golden Star next to your Name as listed in the Contacts List for your Buddies. Thereby, they can click on the Star and it shows the link for your MSN Spaces in your contact card. On clicking on the link, it takes them to your MSN Spaces for viewing the updated information.

Well, this is one of the useful features since you dont need to remind your friends / relatives / buddies to visit your MSN Spaces, each time you update the same with new photos / articles.

Needless to say MSN Messenger 7.0 has really cool as well as useful features which provides you more than just instant messaging.

Already, MSN Messenger is being officially used by Companies for communication with Clients / Fellow Employees based out at different locations. The advantage MSN Messenger has is the richness of the UI.

You can download MSN Messenger from
Here

Cheers and Happy Messaging !!!

Print | posted on Saturday, July 2, 2005 4:17 PM

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I personally found it to be buggy and over-loaded with features. The odler versions were better for IM purposes.
Left by Nish on Jul 06, 2005 6:22 AM

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j'amie it
Left by je m'apelle Danielle on Jul 25, 2005 12:11 PM

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keep having problems with the insructions given, I am just starting on the internet and find the help options useless and simply ignorent to first time users
Left by Jan Vlaming gizmo.dali@hotmail.c on Jul 31, 2005 3:33 AM

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hw can i get rid off msn block checker its a virus type thing that i hav downloaded but now everytime i talk to someone its automatically tells my friends about block checker
its soooo annoying help!!
Left by candace on Sep 04, 2005 9:33 AM

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please downdown this massenge to my computer
Left by shoaib on Jan 27, 2007 6:06 PM

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Every time you start a conversation using the new version of MSN Messenger, Microsoft shares a portion of the program's advertising revenue with some of the world's most effective organizations dedicated to social causes.
Left by yman on Sep 20, 2008 10:05 PM

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I appreciate the new interface and entertainment options like live music and games.In latest version installed of Windows Live Messenger login is faster,but opens in browser Windows Live page and you are a little confused.

It can be used from web browser too.
Left by Avram on May 19, 2010 11:30 PM

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