Windows Live Messenger is an instant messaging software created by Microsoft, the same company that brings to you the Windows operating system. It is designed to work with the Windows operating system. It is formerly known as Microsoft Service Network Messenger or MSN Messenger. In 2008 it is rebranded as Windows Live Messenger. It allows user to chat, have video conversation through webcam, and voice over ip service. You may want to connect with your friends and family from other part of the world and currently thinking, how do I install Windows Live Messenger. This article will teach you how to do so.
In order for you to install Windows Live Messenger, you will need a computer with an Internet connection because you will need to download it first from the website before installing it into your computer. Once you are connected to the Internet, you will need to go to Microsoft’s website to download Windows Live Messenger. It maybe hard for you to find at first but you can always google it. You can google Windows Live Messenger and you will be shown the result page where you can download Windows Live Messenger. Click on it and you will be taken to the download page.
At the download page, click on “download” and a new window will pop up. In the new window, click on “save as” and choose the destination where you want the downloaded file to be. After you click on save, you will see a new window showing you the downloading process, depending on the speed of your Internet the downloading process will take 3 minutes to 15 minutes.
Once your download is done, you will need to double click on the downloaded Windows Live Messenger installer to execute the file. Tips, if you are downloading using Firefox and does not know where the file is after you downloaded, it is usually located in downloads folder in the “my documents” folder.
The installer will run and a new window will pop up, which contains the agreement to use Windows Live Messenger. Read the agreement thoroughly and click on “agree” to proceed. Next, choose the destination where you want the Windows Live Messenger will be and usually people will choose the “C drive”. The installer will be running and when it is done, click on “finish”.
You have just installed Windows Live Messenger and now you can log in with your Windows Live id.