Windows .Net Messenger
The Windows .Net Messenger component provides Windows Messenger for Windows XP. Depending on the hardware and features that you include in your Windows-based device, this component provides messaging features that allow end users to perform the following tasks:
- View users who are online
- Send an instant message
- Call a contact's computer and communicate using video
- Send a file to another user
- Send a message to a pager
- Conduct an instant message conversation with a group
- Invite someone to play a game or use Microsoft Remote Assistance
- Receive notifications of events requested events
There are no services associated with this component.
No other components interact with this component.
The following table describes the configurable settings for this component.
|Enable application sharing||Cleared||Specifies whether application sharing is enabled.|
|Enable whiteboard||Cleared||Specifies whether the whiteboard is enabled.|
|Enable remote assistance||Cleared||Specifies whether remote assistance is enabled.|
|Run this program when Windows starts||Selected||Specifies whether .NET Messenger runs on Windows startup.|
|Allow this program to run in the background||Selected||Specifies whether .NET Messenger will run in the background.|
|Show me as Away when I'm inactive ...||Selected||Specifies whether the user is shown as being Away after a period of time elapses without user activity.|
|5 minutes||Specifies the period of time after which a user is shown to be Away, if the previous option is selected.|
|Display alerts near the taskbar when contacts come online||Selected||Specifies whether to display an alert after a contact of the user comes online.|
|Display alerts near the taskbar when an instant message is received||Selected||Specifies whether to display an alert after an instance message is received.|
|Play sound when contacts sign in or send a message||Selected||Specifies whether to play a sound after a contact of the user signs in or send a message.|
|Show graphics (emoticons) in instant messages||Selected||Specifies whether to display emoticons in instant messages that are sent to and received by the user.|
|Use a proxy server||Cleared||Specifies whether Windows Media should use a proxy server.|
|SOCKS Version 4||Specifies the type of proxy server to be used by Windows Media.|
|None||Specifies the name and address of the proxy server to be used by Windows Media.|
|1080||Specifies the port number for Windows Media to use.|
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