Thanks to ShoeHornOPlenty for the heads up
A new build of MSN 8.5 has been released by Micosoft to it's MSN 8 Explorer testers. There are no major changes. MSN Explorer 8.5 is due to be released to current and new MSN 8 subscribers by the end of this month and MSN Explorer 9 internal testing to begin.
Although MSN Explorer 8.5 will be released soon it will not contain MSN Messenger 6.0. The release is designed as an interim release for bug fixes and small improvements, nevertheless a welcome one. MSN Messenger 6.0 will be intergrated with MSN Explorer 9 later this year. Expect major changes to MSN Explorer 9 with a new UI and changes to MSN Explorer and MSN Messenger allowing them to intergrate fully with Windows Explorer.
We've supplied a Download link for this latest release but please remember this is intended only for MSN 8 subscribers and remember this is a beta product so take care when installing on your PC
Download: Download MSN 8.5 build 17.1202
News source: Neowin's BPN
This is BETA software!, please use caution when installing it on your system