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Messenger to Skype. Anyone moved yet


tonyx1302

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Hello. I keep getting emails stating I have to move my Messenger a/c over to Skype by early April. As a simpleton where all thing computer are involved has anybody moved their account yet. If so was it painless and easy as I am very concerned about all my contacts, will people still be able to use my hotmail address,etc,etc, etc,etc ?

My desktop is/has been running so smoothly that I am loathe to change anything and am concerned that I will open up a whole new can of worms!

Any thoughts,comments or suggestions would be very gratefully received. I have checked with Google but am still unhappy to press the 'upgrade' now button on Messenger/Skype.

Thank you

Tony

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Jock1e

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Like they say as from April there will be no Messenger so looks like there is no choice.

I have never tried Skype so cannot comment on it, I may have to use it myself if they also do away with Windows Live mail but I have not seen that mentioned yet.

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daxian

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hi .. moved about a month ago ...no problems do miss some aspects of messenger but as stated ,there is no option come april its a done thing .

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tonyx1302

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Thanks Jock1e & daxian. Any further comments out there please.

Tony

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Zeppelyn

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If you use Messenger often then from articles I've read the experience is going to be painful. Have a read of the link or google for other experiences. You could use things like Trillian etc. a little longer but not much.

http://winsupersite.com/messenger/microsoft-sticks-skype-shaped-dagger-messenger

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