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Is it possible to block a contact in the new version of Windows Live Messenger? I am not seeing the option anywhere.

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The feature has been removed. Right click the contact and then use "Appear offline to this person".

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good to know. thanks! – brian_d Dec 23 '10 at 22:22
such nice red lines! how do you create them? – studiohack Jan 19 '11 at 0:18
@studiohack Techsmith's Snagit is what I always use. But this image wasn't taken by me since I only have Live messenger in Dutch. – BloodPhilia Jan 19 '11 at 0:21

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