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what's the current version please?

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thebigdintexas

#1
What is the current version of Windows Live Messenger? I currently have
Version 2009 (Build 14.0.8064.206). Is this the latest version build? I
wish there was a "Check for Update" button we could click on the make sure we
are up to date. And, a "Automatically Check for Updates" feature would be
nice too. I try going to the Microsoft download page for messenger, but I
can never find the Version/Build number listed anywhere. Thanks.
 

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Brink

Staff member
mvp
#2
Hello,

Yes, that is the latest version. You can press "ALT+M" and uncheck "Hide menu bar" (top right), then click on Help and "Check for updates" to check manually every so often for them though. :)

Hope this helps,
Shawn

What is the current version of Windows Live Messenger? I currently have
Version 2009 (Build 14.0.8064.206). Is this the latest version build? I
wish there was a "Check for Update" button we could click on the make sure we
are up to date. And, a "Automatically Check for Updates" feature would be
nice too. I try going to the Microsoft download page for messenger, but I
can never find the Version/Build number listed anywhere. Thanks.
 
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Jonathan Kay [MVP]

#3
Hi,

Messenger's protocol automatically checks to see if your version is up-to-date each time you
sign in and will notify you as such.

--
Jonathan Kay
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
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"thebigdintexas" <thebigdintexas@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:E6D23F5A-64E3-4E37-9705-2B1AE91BCD84@xxxxxx

> What is the current version of Windows Live Messenger? I currently have
> Version 2009 (Build 14.0.8064.206). Is this the latest version build? I
> wish there was a "Check for Update" button we could click on the make sure we
> are up to date. And, a "Automatically Check for Updates" feature would be
> nice too. I try going to the Microsoft download page for messenger, but I
> can never find the Version/Build number listed anywhere. Thanks.
 

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thebigdintexas

#4
There is no such option showing under my Help area, or anywhere else that I
can find.



"Brink" wrote:

>
> Hello,
>
> Yes, that is the latest version. You can press "ALT+M" and uncheck
> "Hide menu bar" (top right), then click on Help and "Check for updates"
> to check every so often for them though. :)
>
> Hope this helps,
> Shawn
>
> thebigdintexas;1027551 Wrote:

> > What is the current version of Windows Live Messenger? I currently have
> > Version 2009 (Build 14.0.8064.206). Is this the latest version build? I
> > wish there was a "Check for Update" button we could click on the make
> > sure we
> > are up to date. And, a "Automatically Check for Updates" feature would
> > be
> > nice too. I try going to the Microsoft download page for messenger, but
> > I
> > can never find the Version/Build number listed anywhere. Thanks.
>
>
> --
> Brink
>
> '*MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience*'
> (https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile=87AD1AFC-4723-4479-A555-AD617AF3D511)
> *There are no dumb questions, just the people that do not ask
> them.*
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> *Please post feedback to help others.*
>
 

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Brink

Staff member
mvp
#5
Sorry, I was thinking of Windows Live Mail not Messenger. Jonathan Kay is correct about how Messenger checks for updates.


There is no such option showing under my Help area, or anywhere else that I
can find.



"Brink" wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> Yes, that is the latest version. You can press "ALT+M" and uncheck
> "Hide menu bar" (top right), then click on Help and "Check for updates"
> to check every so often for them though. :)
>
> Hope this helps,
> Shawn
>
> thebigdintexas;1027551 Wrote:
> > What is the current version of Windows Live Messenger? I currently have
> > Version 2009 (Build 14.0.8064.206). Is this the latest version build? I
> > wish there was a "Check for Update" button we could click on the make
> > sure we
> > are up to date. And, a "Automatically Check for Updates" feature would
> > be
> > nice too. I try going to the Microsoft download page for messenger, but
> > I
> > can never find the Version/Build number listed anywhere. Thanks.

>
>
> --
> Brink
>
> '*MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience*'
> (https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile=87AD1AFC-4723-4479-A555-AD617AF3D511)
> *There are no dumb questions, just the people that do not ask
> them.*
> '*::Windows 7 Forums::*' (Windows 7 Forums) *and*
> '*::Vista Forums::*' (http://www.vistax64.com/)
> *Please post feedback to help others.*
>
 

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    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
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    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
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    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
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    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
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    16 GB DDR4-2133
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    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
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