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Just installed a windows 8 laptop and the user had an existing different skype and msn accounts she logged into skype with her msn account and got the option to merge her skype account but how does email work afterwards it cant be in skype surely
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MS just announced that Microsoft Live Messsenger will be replaced by Skype (no choice after March 15).

For details, please have a look here: Talk to your Messenger Contacts on Skype.
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fine what I said I have already done that I merged her accounts I was saying and that link doesnt say anything how is skype going to be used for mail like msn
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The point is that msn (email) is integrating Skype and not the other way around. The email will work as before, only the Messenger function is being replaced by Skype... Skype will NOT handle the email function.
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i saw the email from M$ msn is closing down please now use skype so the user logged into skype with her msn account and connected her skype account so its now combined

so how will email work then as she was using msn webmail ?
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Has she logged on to her msn account and tried to use her email the same way she did before integrating Skype?
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no she got an email from msn saying to now use skype it didn't say much how she will get email afterwards so how is msn email going to work after march 15 the email didn't say much
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Please, have her log on to her MSN account

Can she still send and receive email in the MSN account? If the answer is yes, then there will be no problems after March 15.

As I have repeatedly said: the only change in this whole affair is that messenger will no longer work, it has been replaced by Skype!

I got the same email from Microsoft. All my stuff still works!
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so all it was was messenger is closing down and not msn yes ?
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That is the point I have been trying to explain:
MS just announced that Microsoft Live Messsenger will be replaced by Skype (no choice after March 15).
Skype does not replace email, Messenger is replaced by Skype.
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so webmail for msn will still be there ?
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:-)
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