Instant Messenger...which?

ukzero1

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I've been looking for an IM but it's a minefield. Which do you use/recommend? I don't use Facebook or Twitter.
 

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I have WhatsApp on my mobile. I'm looking for one for the laptop. Running Win 7 64bit and WhatsApp for the lappy only works for Win 8 x64 upwards.
 
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I didn’t think people still used IMs on the pc, I’ve not seen one for 10 years and that was back in the MSN messenger days,
 

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Can you not use whatsapp on pc...?
 

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I don't know why they did away with it, MSN was really good.
 

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I have WhatsApp on my mobile. I'm looking for one for the laptop. Running Win 7 64bit and WhatsApp for the lappy only works for Win 8 x64 upwards.


Can you not use whatsapp on pc...?

Not on mine for the above reason. Tried and it won't work in Windows 7 x64. It also failed to pick up the webcam on the laptop.
 

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I have WhatsApp on my mobile. I'm looking for one for the laptop. Running Win 7 64bit and WhatsApp for the lappy only works for Win 8 x64 upwards.
Remember, all support for Windows 7 ends in January, so you may want to look at updating.
 

ukzero1

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Remember, all support for Windows 7 ends in January, so you may want to look at updating.

I had Windows 10 on this laptop, but some of the programs I use won't work with it. I went back to Windows 7.
 

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I installed Facebook Messenger and the Lite app and it grabbed all my phone contacts and I was inundated with prompts to be friends with....add contact here...

Most were work related and I did/do not want work and personal or md's connected despite what Zukkerberg and co want

It was promptly uninstalled. Use WhatsApp instead
 

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I just use WhatsApp as well. I think IM on a PC is obsolete technology.
 
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