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Windows Live Messenger 8

8.1

Windows Live Messenger 8 has tested clean of viruses and malware.



We last tested the this file on Jun 27, 2014 with 28 different anti-virus and anti-malware programs and services. Out of these tests, the Windows Live Messenger 8 download tested clean 100% of the time.

According to the antivirus software we tested the file with, Windows Live Messenger 8 does not contain any malware, spyware, trojans or viruses and appears to be safe. It is important to note that these virus and malware test results only apply to this version of the program.

Virus test results:

Result:
avast! Antivirus No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
AVG Antivirus No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
BitDefender No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Comodo No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Dr.Web No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Emsisoft Anti-Malware No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Kaspersky No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Malwarebytes No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
McAfee No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Microsoft Security Essentials No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Norton No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Panda No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Sophos No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
SUPERAntiSpyware No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
TrendMicro No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Webroot SecureAnywhere No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
ZoneAlarm Antivirus No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Apart from antivirus software, this download has also been tested with several popular anti-malware and anti-spam services. Below are some services we have tested this program with:

Malware and spam test results:

Result:
Comodo Site Inspector
Clean
G-Data
Clean
Google Safebrowsing
Clean
Malware Domainlist
Clean
Phishtank
Clean
Spyeye Tracker
Clean
VX Vault
Clean
Yandex
Clean
ZDB Zeus
Clean
Zeus Tracker
Clean
Zvelo
Clean
Disclosure about these tests for Windows Live Messenger 8: Please be aware that while we do attempt to test programs with the latest version of virus and malware software, we would to point out that Windows Live Messenger 8 was tested with avast Antivirus 8, AVG Antivirus 15, BitDefender 7.2, Comodo 20241, Dr.Web 7, Emsisoft 3, Kaspersky 15, Malwarebytes 1.75, McAfee 6, Microsoft Security Essentials 1.11202, Panda 4.6, Sophos 4.98, SUPERANTISPYWARE 5.6, Norton 20141.1, TrendMicro 9.740, Webroot SecureAnywhere 8 and ZoneAlarm Antivirus 10.2.

The file that was tested for Windows Live Messenger 8 was Install_MSN_Messenger.exe. These tests apply to Windows Live Messenger 8 8.1 which is the latest version last time we checked. According to our test on Jun 27, 2014, this program *is* a clean download and virus-free; it should be safe to run.

All tests were carried out on systems running both 64-bit Windows (x64) and 32-bit Windows (x86). These tests are only valid for the file corresponding with the md5 filehash specified.
The virus and malware tests for Windows Live Messenger 8 are maintained by Fernando Ortega
The file tested:
Filename:
Install_MSN_Messenger.exe
MD5 filehash:
5e2e9370bb2f51d27eb58d191434577c
Status:
safe