Windows Live Messenger Portable 14.0.8117.416

Portable standalone Windows messaging software that can be run from a USB key

  • Category:

    Instant Messaging

  • Version:


  • Works under:

    Windows 8 / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows XP

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    7.4 (339)

It is a portable program capable of running Windows Live Messenger from a USB device without the need for installing it to your PC. There are some instances when installing a program is not the best option. You could be using a public PC where new program installation is restricted. If you are running out of memory on your hard disk, using Windows Live Messenger Portable is a better option than installing the program.

Windows Live Messenger is an instant messaging and voice/video calling software developed for Microsoft Windows platform. The program has recently been merged with Skype after Microsoft purchased Skype in 2011. However, many loyal fans of Windows Live Messenger are still passionately committed to this program. Many businesses and online service providers too, have not made the switch from Windows Live Messenger to Skype and are still using the former as a preferred medium for staying in touch with clients.

The application rests quietly in the Desktop when you launch it from a USB flash drive or any other portable drive. The program has the “.exe” file extension. Double-clicking the file will execute it on your PC. Log on to your Live Messenger account by specifying your account ID and password. Use the program as you normally would. Conversations and other user data rests in the same folder where the .exe file is saved.

Windows Live Messenger Portable has the standard interface that comes for the regular, installed version of the program. For instance, you will find the same colorful array of emoticons and other fun elements to play with. Get in touch with your friends and family members by sending instant messages or making audio/video calls. Set your status, and run other tasks on the program.


  • No need for installation
  • Runs from a simple USB device
  • Fully-functional program


  • More unstable than standard version
  • Antivirus software may trigger a warning

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