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Type of site:  Web portal

Area served:  Worldwide

Owner:  Microsoft

Launched:  August 24, 1995; 21 years ago

Alexa rank: Decrease 31 (November 2016)



About in msn

MSN (MSN as the style) and a web portal and Windows Mobile devices, provided by Microsoft, August 24, 1995 as the release date for Windows 95 to start collecting related to Internet services and applications.

Along with the release of Windows 95, Microsoft Network, a subscription-based online service that dial-up Internet service provider MSN Dial-up after a start-up named changed. At the same time, the company named Microsoft Internet Start and Internet Explorer launched a new web portal, the first of its native web browser, set it as the default home page. In 1998, Microsoft the domain name, where it has remained since then has moved to the web portal.

MSN dial-up Internet service provider in the United States and other foreign countries in the past and is powered by Microsoft. The original name for Microsoft Networks, the August 24, 1995, began as a proprietary online service in 1996 and 1997 with the release of Windows 95 match, a modified version of ISP web-based interactive multimedia content using a preliminary had been on the internet.

Microsoft MSN Internet access service in 1998. The name, the same name, web portal on its head "MSN" brand focus. Today, the company is still using dial-up internet under the name MSN Dial-Up, "which cannot be high-speed broadband access to those facilities. For many years, the long-time leader of MSN, AOL is the second largest dial-up ISP in the United States, but very few people in America still rely on dial-up.

With dial-up service, MSN and security software firewall and anti-virus program as well as to use such email account @ provides its customers with. The broadband Internet MSN Premium 'name to the users as a standalone subscription service provides these additional features.


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What is the MSN?

MSN (MSN as the style) and a web portal and Windows Mobile devices, provided by Microsoft, August 24, 1995 as the release date for Windows 95 to start collecting is related to Internet services and applications.


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History of MSN

MSN Messenger:

That strategy changed when version 5.0 of MSN Messenger was released on October 24, 2002. It is the first version of Windows Messenger on Windows XP had went well was allowed to set. [10] The UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) based file transfers, minor changes to the user interface artwork, and a Windows Media Player plug-in interface is included.

The next year, version 6.0 of MSN Messenger was released July 17, 2003 The MSN Messenger 6.0 was a major overhaul of the whole platform, upgrading its simple text-based interface, customizable elements such as emoticons, personalized avatars, and to include in the background. An update, version 6.1, focused on improvements in the conversation window, the window frame and menu bar, and the ability to change the theme colors enable users to hide. The theme color for each user can be set differently. Another update, version 6.2, April 22, 2004 release was, and it was the last version of MSN Messenger 6 series. The most notable change mobile contact, a connection troubleshooter, was a dedicated mobile group, and was named to the launch site feature fun and games.

MSN Messenger, April 7, 2005 to receive a major upgrade to version 7.0 this version brought wink features that were previously available only in three degrees. This version also advertised items, animated display pictures, emoticons and backgrounds, including selling. The instant messaging contact list window style was updated to match the windows. This version also introduced the Xbox Live Integration feature. Runs on Windows 98 and Windows Me This are the final version of MSN Messenger. This version also supports digital ink and handwriting recognition began.

Version 8.0–8.5:

Version 8.0, Beta 2, the second beta, February 26, 2006 was released on the final beta version, Beta 3, was released on May 2, 2006. Major changes and new icons for programs, including PC-to-phone phone, Windows Live call window for an updated look, a new default display picture, Windows Live today window, each contact, Rhapsody integration in the US group of sequential improvement for messages, and an option to edit sounds and / or Closed.

Version 14.0–16.4:

The new name of the first beta of Windows Live Messenger, Beta 1, was released on December 13, 2005.Major changes and offline messages, windows is an option to change the color theme, different messages and search boxes, a word wheel the search box in the main window, and additional information for contacts when hovering over their name in the contact list window.


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 November 6, 2012, Microsoft announced that Messenger and Skype services will merge into the first quarter of 2013 Tony Bates (Skype division president at the time), Microsoft Messenger users to your account, sign up for Skype can, according to their Messenger contacts and communicate normally access. On January 8, 2013, Microsoft Messenger users email and told them that with the exception of mainland China, Messenger service will stop working on March 15, 2013, and will not be able to enter them.


Features of MSN

Album Viewer: Windows Live Messenger is based on the album viewer Windows Photo Gallery and SkyDrive and Facebook through their photo albums to share the experience of looking at a picture. The album is interactive and full screen viewer and slideshow modes, as well as viewing and uploading to Facebook or SkyDrive album supports comment. SkyDrive also supports tagging people. Web photo album on SkyDrive present album viewer closely resembles Microsoft Silverlight equivalent.

Persons or categories appear offline: Windows Live Messenger users, especially the personal contacts offline, as well as Windows Live Messenger within the entire class to appear, while others allow contacts to be displayed online.

This is a feature in Windows Live Messenger 2011 recently, and Windows Live Messenger, where a contact "blocker" to send any message to the user "BLOCKEE" would prevent the blocking is a departure from previous versions. With "appear offline" configuration currently applied, users still target "offline message" send "secret". [Fifty-seven]

Social Network Integration: The user can use the Windows Live profile Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn as connect services, and Windows Live Messenger "full view" of their contacts within the Messenger can display social updates. Users of Windows Live Messenger services connected directly to the status updates and photos can post.

Offline Messaging: One can send messages to contacts who are offline they will get the message once they come online. Additionally, a user can start the conversation when his or her status in Windows Live Messenger 2009 or earlier is set to appear offline.

Games and applications: Play various games and applications available in Windows Live Messenger by clicking the icon, and a contest for a game to challenge your friend or contact, or by inviting them to launch a shared external application via the conversation window that is accessible.

Messenger Companion: share to your friends and leave a comment to share contents on Windows Live was. The service uses Windows Live ID and the user's contact list and to achieve their shared content is tightly integrated with Windows Live Messenger. Windows Live Messenger Companion features include:

   Live within the web browser on Windows users share links to webpages with friends

    View user's friends have shared links to webpages

    Link shared by the user's friends Add comment

Windows Live Messenger Companion your new Windows Live Essentials 2011 Windows Essentials 2012 Suite house However, Messenger Companion, Microsoft closed was made available as part of.

Protocol: Windows Live Messenger, Microsoft Messenger Service to offer a service on port 1863 to connect to the Microsoft Notification Protocol (MSNP) TCP (and optionally over HTTP to deal with proxies) used "messenger. Hotmail .com.

The protocol is not completely secret; Microsoft developers in 1999 in an Internet Draft version 2 (MSNP2) revealed, but never released to the public version 8 or higher. Messenger Service servers currently only accept up to 8 versions of the protocol, so the volumes of incoming new orders 8 and above syntax just like Wireshark is using packet sniffers. Such as the XMPP instant messaging protocol for many other modern, for - - has not been an easy task because Microsoft does not provide any encryption protocol notification and everything easily using packet sniffers can be captured. Lack of proper encryption wiretapping buddy lists and personal interaction is a trivial task, especially unencrypted public Wi-Fi networks makes.

Content filtering: Users' messages on the server side to the client’s content are filtered. For example, the user protocol Pirate Bay links to pages neither with Windows Live Messenger, nor through other clients cannot send. However, links to other P2P networks are allowed. [Sixty]


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