Windows Live Messenger - General Availability

Posted by sbink on June 8 2006, 8:16 PM. Posted in Windows Live.

Windows Live Messenger will be made available to the public in 8 days, Friday 16th June 2006. The successor to MSN Messenger 7.5, Windows Live Messenger (8) is the first edition of the MSN Messenger brand to be released under the new 'Windows Live' moniker. Windows Live represents Microsoft's biggest push into the Software-as-a-Service market, Windows Live Messenger is the first software package to be released out of Beta in the Windows Live range, Windows Live Search (Desktop), Windows Live Mail Desktop and Windows Live Toolbar are expected to follow this year.