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Old 22-11-2012, 18:19
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can't see another thread just got the option to upgrade. can someone who has done it already answer these questions for me
[LIST=1][*]do you have the msn games especially solitaire showdown (as its the one i use the most) ?[*]can you print screen & paste pictures to share instead of sending them?[*]can you have more than one skype account? as i have two msn accounts[/LIST]
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Old 22-11-2012, 19:16
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No games in skype, skype is mainly a voice system, with messaging as a second option.

You can send files, i don't think you can send pictures as such.

i presume you can have two skype accounts if you really want to.

Microsoft is going to shut down their messenger service, so it makes no difference what skype can't or can do, you will either upgrade to skype or don't.

i got a skype account, which I have had for a few years now, before MS took it over, I don't use it a lot these days, but it is useful sometimes. As long as Ms don't muck around with it trying to force me to have a Ms account i will keep it, other wise I will just dump it.
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Old 22-11-2012, 20:34
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are they not moving any of the features over to skype? so once msn goes all the games go with it? really annoyed with this
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Old 22-11-2012, 20:56
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are they not moving any of the features over to skype? so once msn goes all the games go with it? really annoyed with this
What sort of games do you mean, I use Pogo to play chess and backgammon sometimes, Albinoblacksheep for fun little flash games.
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Old 22-11-2012, 21:00
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What sort of games do you mean, I use Pogo to play chess and backgammon sometimes, Albinoblacksheep for fun little flash games.
solitaire showdown is nowhere on the web at all. MSN is the only place you can play it
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Old 23-11-2012, 00:16
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so once msn goes all the games go with it? really annoyed with this
MSN is a big content portal website which is going nowhere!

solitaire showdown is nowhere on the web at all.
MSN is the only place you can play it
Whereabouts on the website can you play Solitaire Showdown? MSN Games I would assume.
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Old 23-11-2012, 00:28
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MSN is a big content portal website which is going nowhere!


Whereabouts on the website can you play Solitaire Showdown? MSN Games I would assume.
no ive looked there pretty sure you can't. only on the MSN on your computer that you can play it with someone else.
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Old 23-11-2012, 10:14
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are they not moving any of the features over to skype? so once msn goes all the games go with it? really annoyed with this
All I know is that Microsoft is doing away with the messenger service, what they will or will not port to skype is another thing. i be surprised if they did port the games, depending if it will make them money or not.

i had a feeling that Microsoft would get rid of their messaging service once they got Skype, i know it will annoy many people, not just because of the games, but because the messaging service is quick and easy to use for sending quick messages to people.

Thankfully AOL and Yahoo still got theirs.
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Old 24-11-2012, 13:31
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Has the swap over just happened?

My MSN tray icon has just disappeared and I can't find the program to rerun it. It has also gone from the control panel, programs and features, windows features.

I only use it to let me know how many unread emails I have in my hotmail account and to notify me when new ones arrive. Is there an alternative that can provide the same service?
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Old 24-11-2012, 22:09
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So far my impressions are... not good.

WLM had a pop up window redirecting me to download the latest version of Skype, where it also deletes WLM during installation.

All fine so far, until the moment it asks me to sign in with my Microsoft account, where it spends 2 mins trying to sign in, before telling me it doesn't recognise my details. I even tried resetting my password and that has done nothing either

I mainly used WLM in the end, for the pop-up that would appear in the corner letting me know i had a new email, which i'll miss.
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Old 25-11-2012, 09:59
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Skype used to have games but for some reason removed them. Loved played Bingo whilst skyping to my friends
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