31st October 2010, 04:31 #1
Windows Live Messenger 2011 vs. Messenger for Windows XP
Windows XP users, if you'd like to have a look at how your Messenger compares with the new Windows Live Messenger 2011 for Windows 7 and Vista, you may want to have a look at this chart released by Microsoft.
31st October 2010, 12:12 #2
1st November 2010, 09:34 #3
Good comparison but its a shame they didn't say that Windows Live Messenger 2011 isn't ready yet. I've downloaded it and installed it 3 times and am about to give up and go back to old fashioned Messenger
1st November 2010, 15:14 #4
I agree even at times I face issues. For instance I am STILL unable to drag and move the main Messenger window. It just stays fixed in the center of my desktop!
2nd November 2010, 02:20 #5
Hi david , which features you dont like?
Originally Posted by davidjones2649
The NEw messenger 2011 starts with the new Full view , whcih I think people used to old view may not like.
But you can switch back to compact view from the provided top right option.
After switching, try it again and you will start liking it.
Microsoft should have made that option a bit more prominent.
2nd November 2010, 09:46 #6
Its not that there is any one thing that I don't like. Everything has to change and I can live with that. What I do object to very strongly is having the new version almost forced upon me through Windows Updates, finding that it won't install properly and having to repeat the install manually. Then I keep getting messages that "Windows Live Essentials Beta has stopped working". Now to my mind I have either gor a BETA (which I never bother with) or I've got a finished product.
Although I am shown as a Beginner on this forum I have spentmany years using and testing software through Alpha, Beta and final product stages. This Live Essentials Issue is flawed. Sorry to get on my high horse but it has really got to me.
2nd November 2010, 11:49 #7
Is anyone having trouble with "Winks"? If I try to send one it asks me to install Adobe Flash Player and leads to to a link that does not exist?
4th November 2010, 20:59 #8
Problem help fast!
I instaled the new live messenger on my pc , i have XP and now i cant use it or delete it ... i tried to instal older version but it doesnt allow me :S , i cant find it nowhere on my pc , can some one help me fast ??