Yahoo! Messenger version 8.1 is the current official final version of Yahoo! Messenger that is not in beta stage, while Yahoo! still simultaneously develop another 2 new versions of instant messaging (IM) clients – Yahoo! Messenger 9 (latest version and Yahoo! Messenger for Windows Vista (download Y!M for Vista beta version 2008.01.11.428) – both of which still in beta testing phase. If you’re not one that fond of be a ‘guinea pig’, the final 8.1 version is the way to go. And Yahoo! Messenger 8.1 build has been updated to

Skip downloading Yahoo! Suite Installer, which provides users with options to install also Yahoo! Toolbar, Quick Launch bar shortcut, Yahoo! Browser Services, and etc by using the direct download link below to get the true full version Yahoo! Messenger setup installer. The standalone Yahoo! Messenger installer also can be distributed for offline installation.

US English: ymsgr810_421_us.exe

Argentina: ymsgr810_421_ar.exe
Brazil: ymsgr810_421_br.exe
Canada: ymsgr810_421_ca.exe
Canada (Quebec French): ymsgr810_421_cf.exe
Yahoo! Telemundo (Latin America Spanish): ymsgr810_421_e1.exe
Mexico: ymsgr810_421_mx.exe

France: ymsgr810_421_fr.exe
Germany: ymsgr810_421_de.exe
Italy: ymsgr810_421_it.exe
Spain: ymsgr810_421_es.exe
UK & Ireland: ymsgr810_421_uk.exe

Australia & New Zealand: ymsgr810_421_au.exe

China (Simplified Chinese): ymsgr810_421_cn.exe
India (English): ymsgr810_421_in.exe
Hong Kong (Chinese): ymsgr810_421_hk.exe
Korea: ymsgr810_421_kr.exe
Singapore: ymsgr810_421_sg.exe
Taiwan (Traditional Chinese): ymsgr810_421_tw.exe

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