Messenger Flash Reviver brings winks back

Download Messenger Flash Reviver
Version 1.0.0.0
SHA-1: 23098BE0BD0F63E50F9FEFF8F1694363142EF1A9
SHA-256: 240F03B39FE73B115B85AB563B081A716B828B0FA3EA3B10B1F7E0EDBAEECA55

With the immediate demise of Adobe Flash, Messenger Flash Reviver restores the Flash-enabled features (winks, dynamic display pictures) of all versions of Windows Live Messenger and MSN Messenger by installing a portable version of Flash and then modifying Messenger to use it.

Having a problem? Post in the comments below or visit this MessengerGeek forum topic.

How to use

  • Download and run Messenger Flash Reviver
  • The Windows Live Messenger or MSN Messenger executable file will be automatically detected, or alternatively, you can select the location of the file in any Messenger installation
  • Press the Start button
  • Messenger will be Flash revived, and then restarted for use
Image of Messenger Flash Reviver UI

Requirements

  • Any version of MSN Messenger or Windows Live Messenger, in any language
  • Any version of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10

Additional Features

  • Optional automatic backup of modified file
  • Optional restart of Messenger
  • Full logging
  • Command line parameters
  • Silly little easter egg
  • UI available in English, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian and Greek

Command Line Parameters

Messenger Flash Reviver includes command line arguments for the use in scripts and automation.

/run Automatically starts reviving
/exe [PathToExe] Sets the path to the Messenger executable file
/nobackup Disables making a backup of the file before reviving
/nomsgrstart Disables Messenger from being restarted
/norestartwin If files are not modifiable, prevents Windows from being restarted to complete reviving (automatic Windows restart feature triggered by /run)
/? or /help Shows this helpful table

Errors return errorlevels -2 through -10, successes return 0 or 2, view errorlevel documentation.

Version History

Dec 30 20201.0.0.0First release of Messenger Flash Reviver

Posted on December 30, 2020, in Messenger, Messenger Tools, MSN Messenger, Tools. Bookmark the permalink. 16 Comments.

  1. Merci à vous Jonathan Kay

  2. Could not install, there is no possibility to attach a snapshot of the error message 😦

  3. so happy for you coming back!!! Happy New Year 2021!!!

  4. Hello my friend 🙂

    Thank you very much ✰✰✰✰✰

    Working very well on MSN Messenger 7.5 . ( Windows 8.1 Pro )

    Have a nice day !!!

    Blessing !!!

    Miguel 🙂

  5. siete grandi,grazie

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