What is Windows Live Messenger?

A. Microsoft has moved away from the MSN Messenger series of IM clients in favor of the new Windows Live branding. However Windows Live Messenger is effectively the next version of MSN Messenger 7.5. Information about Windows Live Messenger is located at http://ideas.live.com/programPage.aspx?versionId=0eccd94b-eb48-497c-8e60-c6313f7ebb73 , and you can download the program at http://g.msn.com/1csbeta/Mess80_EN .

New features in the IM client include voice calling via the Verizon Web Calling feature, new shared folder capabilities, updated "Add contact" features, and an updated interface.

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