What port does Windows Live Messenger use?

Answer The ports depend on the Messenger version and operating system. However, for Windows Live Messenger 8.1 on Vista, some of the TCP ports used are TCP 80, 43, 1863 for signing in; TCP 7001 and UDP 9,... Read More »

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Does Windows Live Messenger work with AOL Messenger?

Windows Live Messenger is not designed to connect to the AOL instant messaging protocol. In 2006, Microsoft added support for connecting Yahoo! instant messaging to Windows Live Messenger, but no o... Read More »

How Do I Transfer My Yahoo Messenger Contacts to Windows Live Messenger?

Click the "Add" button at the top of the Windows Live Messenger window. The icon is shaped like the outline of a person with a plus sign over it.Select "Add a Contact" from the drop-down menu that ... Read More »

How do I make Windows Live open with Live Messenger?

Open and log in to Windows Live Messenger. Click the "Show Menu" button at the top of the window. Hover over "Tools" and select "Options." Click "Sign In" on the left side of the screen. Click the ... Read More »

How do I use Windows Messenger with a Windows Live account?

Open Windows Live Messenger--if you don't have it, you can download it from the Windows Live homepage. When you open it, a log in screen will appear. Type in your Windows Live email address and pas... Read More »