(A zipped version of the programme is also available to bypass security software blocking). Once downloaded, a window will pop-up that looks like this: Click "Start" and the programme will automatically modify Messenger and restart it.The software runs on Windows XP through to Windows 8 and . If Windows Live Essentials is not installed, Reviver will offer the option to install the software.Also, when restoring a contact, you may need to add them back as a friend on Windows Live.
(Drunk texts, ahem.) The product launch could also be one of the most awkwardly timed in recent memory, though.You can choose your language settings from within the program.Microsoft recently killed off Windows Live Messenger in favor of Skype, leaving many of us without years' worth of chat logs or the familiarity that MSN brings.Earlier this week, news reports citing anonymous sources said that Yahoo is weighing a selloff of its entire Web products and advertising business, presumably because they're beyond saving.Then, along comes a major product revamp -- about a year in the making.