System Requirements For Windows Live Messenger

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Windows Live Messenger is an instant messaging application developed and marketed by Microsoft. The program is available with the Microsoft Essentials package, but you can also download and install it separately also. Live messenger can be used for making voice or video calls, send messages to friends or to play games online. Even though the program is not available in the market now, as Microsoft has merged it with the Skype program, many people still prefer using the program. However, for installing the program, you need to have some specific system requirements.

Operating System

According to the details shown in the Windows Live chat support website, the program will work fine with all Windows operating system versions. The program works well with the Windows XP operating system; however only with the Service Pack 2 with a 32-bit version. But, the program will work fine with all versions of Windows Vista, Window 7 and even with Windows Server 2008. If you are not sure which operating system you are using, right click on the My Computer icon and select the Properties tab found in the context menu. The system will show you which operating system version you are using in the Properties dialog box that appears on the screen.


If you are using a Windows 7 or Windows Vista operating system, make sure that you do have at least 1GHz processor speed for running the Windows Live Messenger application. However if you are using Windows XP operated device, you need to have only a 800MHZ processor.

Memory and Hard Drive

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RAM is an important factor and you need a minimum of 512 MB RAM for running the application in Windows 7 and Vista; only 128 MB RAM for running in Windows XP. However, for Windows XP, we recommend that you use at least 256 MB or more for better performance. Windows Live chat support advises that you need to have a minimum of 66.9MB of free space on your hard disk for installing Windows Live Messenger. These details could also be found using the same technique we used to find the processor speed, as these details too are displayed in the Properties dialog box.

Resolution and Internet Connection

If you are looking to get the maximum out of Messenger, you need to have a minimum display resolution of 1024 x 768 and a broadband connection if you are thinking of making audio or video calls.

Install the program on your system only if it satisfies all the above given system requirements. Contact our tech support center for any further assistance.

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Windows Phone 7 Mango Announced With Xbox Live Integration And More

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When the new update was revealed, the Xbox Live integration was supposed to be the most exciting feature of Windows Phone 7. However, the thing is, the connection between the two is not quite pleasing as expected. Fortunately, as per the popular Windows Phone news site WPSauce (Windows Phone Sauce), the new Windows Phone 7 Mango update revealed a couple of upgrades for Xbox Live support.

One of the features added involves the ability to invite friends to play games with you, which clearly hints at the real-time multiplayer support feature. Moreover, the two wonderful options – voice support and party chat capabilities – have also been surfaced.

Another great feature is the ability to access messages received via Xbox Live. This new option hidden within Windows Phone Mango provides the ability to share your Xbox Live profile via social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

The good news

If you are familiar with Windows Phone 7, you will be aware of their one-of-a-kind Metro UI, which is designed using minimalistic tiles for quality information delivery. Mango improves this feature by incorporating more quality applications such as Twitter and LinkedIn to their already impressive collection, which allows you to access more updates without actually having to jump onto a single application.

Apart from that, Windows Phone 7 Mango also allows you to create contact groups. This way, you can easily view your friends’ Tweets, Facebook status updates, pictures, or text messages. Additionally, communication within groups is also available using chat client applications like Facebook Chat and Windows Live Messenger. When you are done with setting up your groups, you can easily add them to your home screen, giving you a convenient view of everyone’s activities.

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The new voice-to-text feature in Windows Phone 7 Mango provides you the wonderful ability to have your text messages read to you. This also allows you to reply and send a message without typing anything! As far as typing is concerned, even the virtual keyboard has undergone some great changes, and now, it has an advanced text prediction feature.

When it comes to web browsing, Internet Explorer 9 is being integrated in the Mango update and will provide the devices with HTML5 support. We hope that with amazing Windows Live support services, the update is something to watch out for. For more information on the Windows Phone 7 Mango update, contact Windows Live support team right away.

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How To Play Windows Media Player Files

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It is possible for you to copy the CDs in MP3 format with the help of Windows media player. However, every time you may require notifying that you need not use the WMA format.

This is how you copy the CD as per the Windows live help instructions. Follow the instructions carefully to get it done successfully.


  • Navigate to the bottom left hand side corner and tap the Start button. Type Windows Media player within the search field. A list of results will be displayed in a while above the search box.
  • Now, you need to select Windows media Player from the list displayed. Windows Media player opens and then insert the audio CD that is required to be copied into the CD or DVD drive of your computer system.
  • Once you have inserted the CD, Windows Media Player identifies the disc being inserted and checks the track information. You will get the track information displayed on the main screen. Meanwhile, the CD starts playing.
  • You need to choose Rip settings and then Format MP3. The MP3 option is verified and the CDs will be copied in the MP3 format.
  • Now you need to choose the Rip CD option in the menu bar just above the track listing.  Within minutes, the CD will be copied down. The songs will be saved to your music folder by default.

If you prefer to avoid repeatedly choosing the MP3 option every now and again, you can apply the Rip option by the following steps.

  • Select Organize options.

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  • An options dialog box will get displayed. From the options dialog box, select the Rip Music tab option. Go to the format section and choose MP3 from the dropdown list. Again, select OK.

If your computer system is inundated with the bulk of WMA files, you can convert them in to MP3 format or AAC with any software support available in the market. You can even try the latest version from iTunes.  The WMA file does not have any digital rights management restrictions.

Windows live help gives you some advice on the best practices while copying CDs. You need to make sure that the CD is neither scratched nor dusty. You could use the scratch removers for getting rid of minor scratches. However, deeper scratches might not be eliminated with the scratch removers. If you start good, you will get fine results.

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Updating Windows Live Messenger 2009

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Updating Windows Live Messenger

Microsoft powered Window Live Messenger is among the first instant messaging client programs to be released online and has maintained popularity throughout the 15 years of its existence. First released as MSN messenger, Windows Live Messenger still continues to have over 30 million users, according to a recent survey. Relentless updates and new features and additions to Windows Live Messenger is what kept it going for so many years. Over the years, this chat client has added the ability to synchronize with Yahoo! Messenger and Facebook Messenger and has been compatible in a wide range of devices and platforms. To make use of these new features, you have to update your IM messenger regularly.

Windows Live Messenger comes bundled with the operating system on all Windows powered computers. If you own either Windows 7 or Vista, you can easily update Windows Live Messenger 2009 using the Windows Update utility. If your automatic update feature is on, Windows Update will automatically check for relevant updates and download the necessary updates. However, automatic updates go for important security fixes and bug fixes. Your Windows Live Messenger app will be listed as an optional update and ought to be manually updated.

To update Windows Live Messenger 2009, you can either contact our Windows Live Help or follow the below mentioned instructions:

  • Open the Start menu using the keyboard (By pressing the Start key) or by clicking on the Start icon normally located at the lower left corner of your screen.
  • Once the Start menu is opened, click on Control Panel and press the Windows Update icon.

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  • Once the Windows Update window opens up, press the Check for updates button, which is located on the left hand pane in the Window. Your Windows operating system will check for available Windows Update and then list them.
  • After checking for updates, a new button will flash that displays Important updates are available. Click on it to view the list of updates that you can install and run in your system.
  • From the list of updates, find Windows Live Messenger 2009 and press the check box next to it. You will find the Messenger update inside the Optional updates tab.
  • Click OK to commence installation and await further prompts.

If you have followed all the instructions to the word, you will be able to download the latest version of Windows Live Messenger without any hassles. However, if you get into any troubles updating or have any doubts or queries, you may contact our Windows Live Help team!

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