Screenshots of the beta version of Windows Live Messenger v8.0 (also called MSN Messenger v8.0).
Note: in the meanwhile, this version was replaced by a new beta version which suffered major GUI changes, and which you can see at https://www.geekpedia.com/new-improved-windows-live-messenger/
Signing into Windows Live Messenger
The contact list
Viewing contact information
Adding a Contact
Windows Live Messenger can be freely downloaded from the Internet, however you won’t be able to sign in with your Passport account unless you were accepted in the beta testing program.