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MSN Messenger 6.0 for Windows

  • Published:
  • Version: 6.0
  • Category: Application
  • Language: English

MSN Messenger is an instant messaging program that lets you send instant messages to your friends, and much more.

  • MSN Messenger is an instant messaging program that lets you send instant messages with cool emoticons, send pictures and other files to your friends, call a phone anywhere in the world from your computer, see when someone is typing a message to you, page a contact's mobile phone, and much more.


Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

SHA1: 8552f1003a03ef29236e29790cfabf97ee670bfa
7.88 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: TabletPC, Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Service Pack 2, Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows ME, Windows XP

    • Multimedia PC with 233MHz processor or faster (500MHz recommended)
    • Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Millenium, or Windows XP operating system
    • Minimum 64MB of RAM (128MB recommended)
    • Up to 50MB of hard disk space needed to install — after install, up to 15MB may be needed
    • 256-color VGA or higher resolution graphics card (SVGA recommended)
    • Minimum 800x600 screen resolution
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer version 5.01 or later must be installed on your computer, though it does not need to be your default browser

Installation Instructions

    1. Click the Download link to start the download, or choose a different language from the drop-down list and click Go.
    2. Do one of the following:
      • To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
      • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.