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Using Microsoft Windows Live by Mark Edward Soper

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Use Windows Live Messenger to stay in touch with friends on Facebook and other popular social-media sites.

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Sharing Your Life with Windows Live Messenger

Overview of Windows Live Messenger

Windows Live Messenger (WLM) is Microsoft’s contribution to the world of instant messaging (IM). Like other IM clients such as AOL IM, WLM gives you the ability to perform real-time text chat: All that’s needed is for both you and the other parties to have WLM or a compatible chat client.

WLM is also capable of much more: You can use it to launch a variety of games and activities, ask for remote assistance with your version of Windows, send SMS messages to mobile devices, transfer files, send emails and videos, and connect to popular social media such as ...

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