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Old 03-07-2006, 07:27 AM   #1
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Default Windows Live Beta Invites

I signed up for the new Windows Live Messenger Beta and so now have a few invites if anyone wants to try it out!

It looks pretty cool, theres a search box where you can enter name or number. which works fantastic.

Couple new groups for Non instant messanger contacts (still trying to work this one out) and a group for other contacts (new contacts go into this it seems, so you dont have any ungrouped contacts.)

Theres also something called shared folders. Hopefully can figure out exactly what this is when i get some buddies with msn8!

one thing that is annoyin me is that the group names only have the number of contacts
eg.... Mates (116)
and not like..... Mates (5/116)
so you cant actually tell how many people are online in that group.

Anyway anyone who wants an invite drop me an email!
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Old 03-07-2006, 07:41 AM   #2
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Thats weird. Messenger 7.5 has the 5/116 feature on groups...
Maybe they'll add that though.

I think I'll wait for the final release though. I can't be bothered with betas nowadays.
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Old 03-07-2006, 07:45 AM   #3
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i have figured it out a bit! (theres a lot of new options)

You can set it so as though it only displays the online contacts. so then it displays like Mates (4)

and hides completely the rest of them.

It is looking good
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Old 03-07-2006, 07:47 AM   #4
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Now that is alright actually There is no point it showing offline contacts, haha.

Any improvements in how everything works, i.e conversation window? Any new features for convos?
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Old 03-07-2006, 08:05 AM   #5
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there is no real major differences really.

heres a screenshot http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/1228/msn88mg.jpg

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I wouldn't mind an invite. Please send one via PM if you can, i'd really appreciate it.
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Old 03-08-2006, 06:17 AM   #7
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I like the fonts and the windows now. They have a type of futuristic look to them, unless thats just a theme you've placed on your desktop.
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I agree, the new icons are better than the ones on MSN Messenger 7.5 as well.
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alright, that seems pretty cool, invite me if you can
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I wouldn't mind an invite. Please send one via PM if you can, i'd really appreciate it.
nope, fraid i need an email. email me at j_roolz@hotmail.com

and nope, i dont have any themes or that in place. that view of it is as is!

the new messengers ok! no major differences i can see. the new mail system is fantastic! i signed up on windows live for the messenger and mail betas! the mail system is briliant. its appearance is just like outlook in that you have folder panel on left, a reading pane at bottom and the folder view at top. it loads so quick though! its really good.

hold on ill get a screenshot!
www.arbroathstthomas.co.uk/1.jpg
and thanks to the wonders of dual monitors you get another view of messenger! (huge image though)


edit> new things...
you can "nickname" people on msn (like custom names on messenger plus for 7.5)... very good feature!
and you can also see from that screenshot that its set to hide offline contacts.
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Old 03-08-2006, 01:36 PM   #11
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use gmail software hmmm

ok please give me one... my email is coolest_hokage_al@hotmail.com because i want to test it

any speficiation information? such as space, etc
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can i have an invitation? please send me an invite at myredirects@gmail.com
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Old 03-08-2006, 04:14 PM   #13
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thank you...

(this post is meant that i got invitation from him.... not spam post)
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i singed up on the site .. it says it takes a few weeks
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i singed up on the site .. it says it takes a few weeks
only took a coupple days for mine to come through

joepic i tried to invite you by using the email on your profile but it got bounced back to me!

anyway think I've sent 3 to people on these forums hope you like it!

stil got a couple invites if anyones wanting in! just email me
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Old 03-10-2006, 04:55 PM   #16
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jay, i dont understand how do you get "gmail style" email? i use same hotmail :\

please explain how

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how do you mean gmail style???
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hey, can i have one of these invites? my email is markie.thorpe@ntlworld.com
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I have 4 more invites if anyone else is in need of one......just let me know
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i have the ones for messenger .. just drop me a PM if you want one
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