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Topic # 8313 20-Jun-2006 09:33
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I'm installing this as i'm posting this... though the installation is waiting for me to close IE7-Vista to proceed.

Anyhow, the link to the final version is here. http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/e/0/3e0467fc-a26f-4001-b352-cd1a274f957b/EN/Install_Messenger.exe

Update: This version does not have Yahoo! Messenger Integration yet, this long-waited feature will be available in coming updates.




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  Reply # 39043 20-Jun-2006 09:36
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Grrrr you beat me to it. Ive been looking forward to the Yahoo messenger integrstion for ages.



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  Reply # 39049 20-Jun-2006 10:17
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I don't think 'Yahoo! Messenger integration is in this one...

p/s: I just had my first WLM8.0.0787 crash! LOL I was adding a new contact whom is already in my address book but has not been "given" messenger contact.

Weird huh?




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  Reply # 39051 20-Jun-2006 10:24
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The online help says to add a yahoo user, use the full email address of the yahoo contact.



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  Reply # 39053 20-Jun-2006 10:26
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i have done that.. but can't find my yahoo contact in there.. hmmmmm




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  Reply # 39054 20-Jun-2006 10:29
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It surely is in, Ive been using the beta with yahoo integration for a bit. Its very good. Will be better when you can do more then just chat with yahoo contacts though


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  Reply # 39055 20-Jun-2006 10:30
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do you have a yahoo messenger account? pm me your yahoo account address if you like and I'll try to chat with you between your yahoo and my msn. I don't know anyone with a yahoo login

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  Reply # 39056 20-Jun-2006 10:34
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[Moderator edit (BS): Dont post email addresses in forums. Use PM instead]




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  Reply # 39057 20-Jun-2006 10:52
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what is the format one should use for adding yahoo! messenger contact? I have two yahoo! messenger id and only one of the two alias has yahoo! mail access which is @yahoo.co.nz while the other is the main account alias.




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  Reply # 39058 20-Jun-2006 10:53
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Not having much luck. Does the Yahoo messenger have to be a specific version also?

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  Reply # 39059 20-Jun-2006 10:58
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Notes
  • If you are adding a Yahoo! Messenger instant message address, enter the full e-mail address.
  • You may see two entries for the same contact. This can occur when you add a Messenger contact that uses both Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo! Messenger. To determine if a contact is using Yahoo! Messenger:
    • Open a conversation window in Messenger. If there is a Yahoo! Messenger icon under the contact's display picture, they are using Yahoo! Messenger.
    • Hover your mouse over the contact's name in the main Messenger window. If their e-mail address is followed by Yahoo!, they are using Yahoo! Messenger.



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  Reply # 39060 20-Jun-2006 11:03
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I don't think the Yahoo Integration is activated in the final, as I remember reading from Mess.be that it is unlikely to include Yahoo Integration to the final, and the WLM-YI is still in beta.

I have added the full email address of my email-enabled Yid, and still not show up in WLM. instead it said xyz@yahoo.co.nz is not in your contact list. Click here to add him or her now which doesn't bring any fruit.

and there is not Y! icon either... hence why i said, YI is not yet enabled in 8.0.0787




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  Reply # 39061 20-Jun-2006 11:07
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Perhaps try adding your WLM login to your Yahoo messenger?



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  Reply # 39062 20-Jun-2006 11:13
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NeoTech: Perhaps try adding your WLM login to your Yahoo messenger?


Tried that and not working either.




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  Reply # 39063 20-Jun-2006 11:17
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Oh well.. worth a crack Nigel



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  Reply # 39065 20-Jun-2006 11:23
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hehe... oh well. :-) we can all look forward to the next update then.


who know... it may be build 8.0.808? ooooh.




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