Microsoft Chat 2.5 (4.71.2302) - Computer Legacy

Program Icon Microsoft Chat

2.5 (4.71.2302) (1998)
Chat/Instant Messaging Client Country of Origin - USA 


A minor revision of Microsoft's popular graphical IRC chat client from June 1998.

From an archived blog entry from the Microsoft Chat website (accessed via's WayBackMachine) version 2.5 of the chat client included the following new features:



Software Name: Microsoft Chat
Software Version: 2.5 (4.71.2302)
Release Year: 1998
Developer: Microsoft Corporation
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
License Type: Freeware 
Installation Method: Install to Local Disk

System Requirements

Below are the system requirements (sometimes referred to as the minimum system requirements) that the software developer or publisher stated at the time of release.

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 95 Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Microsoft Windows 98 
Processor: Intel 80486/Intel 486
Processor Speed: --
System Memory: 8 MB
Graphics Requirement: --
Graphics Resolution: --
Hard Disk Space Required: --
Network Requirements: 9600-baud Modem
Input Devices: Keyboard,Mouse
Sound: --
Disk Drive Requirements: No disk required for operation
Additional Software Required: --
Other Requirements: none

Compatibility Table

Below is a compatiblity table. This table states what operating systems the software can be run upon.

Operating SystemVersion/EditionStatusDateNotes
 Microsoft Windows 3.0
 Microsoft Windows 3.1
 Microsoft Windows 3.11
 Microsoft Windows NT 3.5
 Microsoft Windows 95
 Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
 Microsoft Windows 98
 Microsoft Windows 2000
 Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
 Microsoft Windows XP
 Microsoft Windows Vista
Entry Last Updated By Dan on 2017-12-12 12:00:00