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Does MSN Messenger still work 2017?
Last Updated: 27th May, 2020
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Keeping this in consideration, can MSN Messenger still be used?
MSN Messenger, later rebranded as WindowsLiveMessenger, is a discontinued cross-platform instantmessagingclient developed by Microsoft. It connected to theMicrosoftMessenger service while also having (as of thefinalversion) compatibility with Yahoo! Messenger andFacebookMessenger.
Likewise, what replaced MSN Messenger? SOFTWARE COBBLER Microsoft has finally set the datethatWindows Live Messenger will be no more, with thedesktopversion being replaced with Voice over IP (VoIP)serviceSkype on 8 April.
Also to know, when did MSN Messenger stop?
After October 31st Chinese Messenger userswillneed to use Skype, bringing an end to 15 years of theservice.MSN Messenger started off life in 1999 as a rival toAOL'sAIM service.
Why did MSN Messenger stop?
Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger willbeswitched off in China in October, marking a final end tothe15-year-old service. Originally known as MSN Messenger,itwas launched in 1999 but was switched off for most users in2013,after Microsoft bought rival Skype.