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MESSENGER. A person appointed to perform certain duties, generally of a ministerial character.
     2. In England, a messenger appointed under the bankrupt laws, is an officer who is authorized to execute the lawful commands of commissioners of bankrupts.

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Microsoft's extensive Hotmail directory can be accessed and searched from within both MSN Messenger and Windows Messenger (Tools > Add a Contact).
There are several more reasons for Windows Messenger users to migrate to Skype.
Finally, Fleming sends a copy of itself to each contact in the infected machine's Windows Messenger contact list.
PC users that receive the patch will have the chance to manage, customise or remove Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, Windows Media Player, Windows Messenger or Microsoft's Java Virtual Machine.
Under the agreement Callserve's Internet telephone software will be part of a downloadable update to the Windows Messenger feature within Windows XP.
The market anticipates heavy volumes of SIP voice traffic, generated by the Windows Messenger features incorporated in the Microsoft Windows XP operating system (set to launch October 25, 2001).
The initial package includes popular programs like Facebook, Twitter, Windows messenger and games.
Changes that will be included in Service Pack 2 include pop-up ad blocking, an improved firewall that is on by default, warning messages for online applications, e-mail web graphics will no longer be loaded by default, some spyware will be blocked, users will be informed about Windows updates and Windows Messenger Service will be turned off by default.
With Windows XP you have a program called Windows Messenger which will do the job.
Worldwide Computer Products News-15 October 2001-New update for Windows Messenger provides PC-to-telephone functionality (C)1995-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
These vulnerabilities impact Microsoft Windows, Windows Messenger, Office, Internet Explorer and Outlook Express.
A new feature is instant message filtering, which blocks personal and confidential information from being unknowingly sent through Microsoft Instant Messenger, Windows Messenger and AOL Instant Messenger.