Messenger Plus! Live 4.00.235

Discussion in 'Submitted News' started by rushm001, Jun 25, 2006.

  1. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

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    Has now been released for messenger live. :laugh:
    http://www.msgpluslive.net/
     
  2. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Still rammed with Spyware?
     
  3. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    I wouldn't touch Msg+ with a ten foot pole.
     
  4. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

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    Probably, you do get a choice whether to install it or not though.
     
  5. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    Yea, I can't belive some people still don't know that.
     
  6. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    I got this and it works great .. It gives you a choice to install the sponnsir soft or not. I unstalled it without, and did a search, as well as ran adaware; it came up clean. So maybe they did do something right ??
     
  7. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Is Msg+ a product made by MS? If so, why would it have spyware and not MSN?
     
  8. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    Yeah, it's not like it silently installs the spyware.
     
  9. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    No, it is not made by Microsoft.
     
  10. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    it dosen't have spyware, it has crap that can be installed (if you choose too), I have been using it for years now.
     
  11. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    It does have adware, it gives the option of installing it or not, but that doesn't matter to me. Anything that comes bundled with spyware is a no-no, option to install or not. Besides it used to have lop.com spyware, I don't know what it has now, but that stuff is nasty to remove.
     
  12. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    Never once have had a problem
     
  13. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    me neither, never installed the optional bit, and its never come up on any spyware product for years
     
  14. yalooze

    yalooze OSNN Addict

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    I agree, I've never had a problem with plus, just ticked 'dont' install bundled stuff'.

    I'd be interested to know what features you all use with plus. Back in the day when plus removed ads this was the main reason i installed it. Contact renaming I also found useful, but this has now been implemented within msn live. Now that plus no longer removes ads, the only reason i install it is for tabbed chat, which i must say is an awesome feature. If msn Live implements tabbed chat I don't think i'd have a reason to use plus anymore.
     
  15. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    i use tabbed chat, i used to use the block group option a lot, but not any more. Also used to use rename contacts. Boss protect is often useful, as is event notifcation and contacts on desktop
     
  16. rotjong

    rotjong Moderator

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    It still amazes me when I see [some] people automatically make a comment about Msg Plus! installing spyware. The issue is dead. People need to read and actually use the program. You have an option and nothing is selected by default.

    Eesh.

    rotjong
     
  17. Kr0m

    Kr0m Moderator

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    The last time I used this program I chose not to install the so called sponsor ware. I uninstalled msgplus because I didn't like the extra process and the program wasn't usefull to me any longer. After unintsalling it I noticed a left-over folder with an exe inside, researched the .exe and it was related to so-called 'sponsorware'. (Even though I chose not to install the sponsorware, it still put the files on my harddrive, I'm not sure if it was just a glitch in that particular version or what)
    Plus if I remember correctly, OutPost Firewall's component control kept complaining about it, it was hooking every program that I used. Haven't touched his stuff since.
    The extra features that come with the msgplus Live version do look neat though but I still won't be installing it heh.
     
  18. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    yea maybe that was from some other crap you installed.
     
  19. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    The only thing I don't like about Plus! Live is that the autoreply for away messages don't always work ...