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Countdown: Microsoft marches toward Messenger phase out

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    Countdown: Microsoft marches toward Messenger phase out


    A reminder for those using the desktop version of Windows Live Messenger: On April 8, Microsoft will begin moving the tens of millions of users of its consumer instant-messaging service to Skype.

    Microsoft will begin its worldwide phase-out of the desktop version of Messenger, starting with those in English-speaking countries, and ending with Portuguese. The entire "retirement" should be completed by April 30 or so, officials have said. (Skype officials are not providing a timetable as to when Microsoft plans to retire Messenger on mobile, Windows 8, Windows RT and/or multivendor platforms.)

    Microsoft's Skype team has been prompting repeatedly via e-mail those who have not already proactively moved off Messenger about the impending phase-out.


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    Countdown clock: Microsoft marches toward its Messenger phase-out | ZDNet

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    in all my years of using windows i never had a use for any messenger program ,so i won't miss it,just a quiet guy i guess
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Countdown: Microsoft marches toward Messenger phase out
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