You're probably no stranger to Windows Messenger but you're probably not getting the most out of the service either. The team over on Tom's Guide has put together a list of tips and tricks that will help you squeeze the best performance and utility out of Microsoft's IM service. Check out 'Windows Live Messenger Tips & Tricks' for the full list.
Windows Live Messenger is Microsoft's instant messaging client for its Windows Live network. Bundled with the Windows Essentials package, Windows Live Messenger does more than just provide instant messaging. You can also use it to connect to various social media networks, make video calls over the Windows Live network, send video messages, transfer files, and send SMS messages to your contacts' mobile phones.
Here's a quick rundown of some useful features, tricks, and add-ons for Windows Live Messenger.