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post #1 of 15
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Im having lots of troubles with Windows Live Messenger...

So there is another program possible to connect me to my MSN?

A program capable of have a display picture, nick-name and sub-nick?

Please help
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post #2 of 15
Trillian

MSN/Yahoo/AIM/ICQ all in one. Lots of user created skins if you don't like the default one. Including a vista and media center skin to match your OS.

Good news is, even if you are signed into all 4... it still uses alot less RAM than MSN messenger.

Media center skin: http://rrtn.deviantart.com/art/MCE-2...e-3-8-12227376
Vista skin: http://a1.deviantart.com/art/Vista-Black-25758166
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post #3 of 15
yup, I love trillian. been using the free version for many years for aim/yahoo/msn, irc is doable, not the best (mIRC is great for it)
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post #4 of 15
Trillian.

Or just use the REAL MSN messenger?

~Gooda~
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post #5 of 15
Trillian is amazing, I'd also recommend Meebo.com for online chatting with MSN, yahoo, AIM... Great for work or school.
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post #6 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Trillian

MSN/Yahoo/AIM/ICQ all in one. Lots of user created skins if you don't like the default one. Including a vista and media center skin to match your OS.

Good news is, even if you are signed into all 4... it still uses alot less RAM than MSN messenger.

Media center skin: http://rrtn.deviantart.com/art/MCE-2...e-3-8-12227376
Vista skin: http://a1.deviantart.com/art/Vista-Black-25758166
Yup, Trillian is something you should try out Ivan. Like Murlocke have said, you can customize the look, and be signed onto MSN/Yahoo/AIM/ICQ AND IRC! all at once.

I am signed onto AIM, MSN, and Yahoo and I am only using 10MB, but if you run all three of them with their native software, you'll probably use 60-70MB.
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post #7 of 15
Why not just log in online web?
http://webmessenger.msn.com/
 
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post #8 of 15
Another vote for Trillain!

OT: Are any of you a part of the Astra Alpha? It is really coming together nicely.
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pidgin > life.
    
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post #10 of 15
I use pidgin, use to be called gaim. Has lots of messengers and plugins, I like it.
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