Windows® Live Messenger for Windows® 7
What is the method to access Windows Live Messenger on Windows 7 taskbar or tray icon?
Windows Live Messenger is a messenger program from Microsoft. It is available for free from Microsoft website. You need to download the Windows Live Messenger and install it on the computer. After installing Windows Live Messenger, you need to launch the program. The messenger program is customizable. You might organize contacts with whom you want to chat. After organizing the Windows Live Messenger, you might also allow computer to access other users easily. You might also chat with other users using the Windows Live Messenger. The Hotmail users could use the feature right away in their computer. One of the main advantage of using Windows Live Messenger is that it helps the user to stay connected always. It would help you to chat and also help to get social updates easily and efficiently.
Following are the methods might to get Windows Live Messenger with Windows 7 taskbar or tray icon:
- For moving to system tray
- Tips to install Windows Live Messenger
- Minimum system requirements
For moving to system tray
The Windows Live Messenger could be minimized to system tray by selecting the Program files and then select Messenger folder from Windows Live. From upcoming folder, you need to select the msnmgsr.exe file and choose its 'Properties'. From the compatibility mode, you need to select your Operating System. You need to apply the changes and could find that the Windows Live Messenger in system tray.
Tips to install Windows Live Messenger
In order to install the Windows Live Messenger, you need to download the Windows Live Messenger from the original manufacturer’s website. From that, you have to click the button for the download link and save that to a safe place. After that, you need to run that software. You have to choose the program and click the install.
If you have Windows Vista or Windows 7 in your PC, you can install Windows Live Messenger with administrator privileges. You need to make sure that you have checked 'I agree' button. If it is not checked, the software would not get installed. It is seen that in order to install the Window Live Messenger, the system needs a 1GHz or fast processor and a 512MB of RAM space.
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