messenger + skype all in one with the new skype

As announced by Paul Thurrott (@thurrott) the new skype has Messenger Integration

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How it Works?

First, install the new version. It’s the 5.11 Beta Version,

http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-beta

Run the setup and after the install, if you have it previously running sign out, then sign in with your Live Id Account:

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And then, SKYPE offers to sign in with the SKYPE account:

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After signed in, SKYPE offers to ‘merge’ the accounts:

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And now skype shows messenger contacts in the same software with  presence and chat workingimage

Pretty nice.

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