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Why doesn't Windows Live Messenger work on Google Chrome?

Why doesn't Windows Live Messenger work on Google Chrome?

If Google chat can be integrated over http:80 seamlessly in the gmail interface in Chrome, why can't Messenger? Is it a play on Microsoft's part to prevent novice users from moving away from IE?

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Guest [Entry]

Web Service Meebo does exactly that. Microsoft simply doesn't see it as something that's worthwhile.
Guest [Entry]

"It can be, see MSN Web Messenger.

Once you sign in, you see a list of contacts.

To actually use it as MSN Messenger, click on sign in on the drop down menu in the top right:

You can then use it to chat to people on a standard web page (Port 80 (or 443))"