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Yahoo!, MSN, AIM, IRC & More Plugin

Yahoo!, MSN, AIM, IRC & More Plugin

Send Now Playing: Song to Yahoo!, AIM, MSN, Irc windows. Update AIM Profile with Now Playing: Song, Change Yahoo! Status to Now Playing: Song. Have Now Playing: Song on your website. And also have signatures for forums to show what you're playing.. You can change the way the song displays (format).. This works with Winamp 2.x & 5.x.. Please read the Read Me.txt when installed for help. Also when installed you can find the PHP files for displaying Now Playing: Song on your site in your C:\Path\To\Winamp\Plugins\PHP Files\

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September 26, 2004 by Dustin Smith106252 downloads

Winamp Thingy v2 - Yahoo!, MSN, AIM, IRC & More Plugin

Staff review

Simple Now Playing Logger

Quick and easy to install and to get running. Just follow the simple readme and you're away. You can even configure how the current song information is displayed.


No good - Installer bad and and its not extractable to manually install. - January 8, 2009 by Joshua Scott

Where is it? - After downloading the plugin and installing the dll's i could not even find this plug in in winamp prefs, After going to the folder for plugins in program files winamp plugins ect. i found 2 files there... it stumps me as to why after closing and restarting winamp, that the plug in does not show still.Sorry but as good as the idea is for yahoo and msn. i have to give a 0 since it dont work... - September 11, 2007 by Aussie aa

Doesn't Work - This doesn't work and I wish it did. Even after I followed the advice of the other reviewers with the msinet.ocx plug-in. Oh well - July 4, 2007 by Jami Cissell

wher is the plugin ?? - whereeee is the plugin ?? i cant find it in the plugins list .. but i desperately need this plugin to work .. cos im a pro php coder and i am plannin to start a website wher i can create siggnatures to the users . please send me a fix but since many say it works great .. i have to give a 4 stars . - March 25, 2007 by aswin teja

Works with old versions of YM - Only works with versions prior to version 7 for me. - February 2, 2006 by John C

So a plugin? - This one seems to perfectly plug right to my bottom. It does not work. The plugin does not even showup on properties panel. So beyond this perception I have sought up that all dll:s and ocx:s are where they should be. Really, I cannot say what is the matter whit this plugin. If anyone has a straight up way to make this plugin work on 5.x versions of winamp, please let the people know in nicely written ENGLISH. Thank you all in advantage. Since I have only seen the screenshot, the install software, the readme file and the files - BUT not the actual working plugin, after 30min of investigation. I must give a 1 out of 5 stars. Peace to Dustin, better software next time? - November 8, 2005 by miika niemela

msinet.ocx highly exploitable - trojan risk - As mentioned before, the file msinet.ocx is a highly exploitable trojan risk. It is not in your windows system directory for a reason. I would strongly recommend staying away from this one. More information on that here: I'm not saying this plug in is a virus, but if you choose to add msinet.ocx to your system directory you are making it very vulnerable to one. - February 6, 2005 by Randall Black

More Help for Users - The previous user was right. You will need the MSINET.OCX file to use the program. But you will need to put it in C:\WINDOWS\system32 . If you put it in the winamp plugin folder it still will not work and did not until I put it the system32 folder. But you can go to his site to download the file or just google it to find the file. This should help alot more. - January 26, 2005 by Edwina H

Some Help For Users - Even when downloading the .EXE version of Winamp Thingy, you will need MSINET.OCX installed IN your Winamp plugin folder. MSINET.OCX allows for information to be transmitted on the net by certain programs. I uploaded a zip file containing only MSINET.OCX to my personal server for those of you that need it (which should be a good portion of users) Just go there and download it into your Winamp/plugins directory. You will need a windows zipping/unzipping program to open it. After you have put the .ocx file in your plugins directory you shouldn't have to do anything else. - January 17, 2005 by Christopher_Michael Snyder

Yahoo Messenger/WinAmp Plug-In - You could also try if you find that doesn't work. - January 2, 2005 by Ian Cleverly

90 f!9ur3 - Good if u get it to work it needs msinet.ocx to be placed in the same directory to work why do all plugins advertise their site, and the site never works 90 f!9ur3 - January 1, 2005 by �w����� �H��gH����

Confusing - What readme file??? One has to figure out by themselves how this disorganized piece of software functions. Why do you praise it? - December 29, 2004 by Sore In

One of your best work - I've been around Dustin for awhile now on his forum and he has made many programs like this and made many php scripts for us, he's awesome. I was one of the beta testers for this program and it was great!! works like a charm. 5/5 stars :> - December 21, 2004 by Rob Jones

very nice :D - at first i had problems with it working, i had to search yahoo to download 2 .ocx files, then it works, but i am just curious about the png picture to use in forums the pic shows up, but the artist and title stays blank, just wandering if anyone could help me on fixing that this program is great! - December 16, 2004 by adam ferguson

OH YEAH!!! - Good Stuff BY DUSTIN EVERYBODY!. This is so cool. I like it even more now that it works with every WINAMP..... But the only thig that i regret is that it isn't like the other one in only one thing. It's not an executable....i would of liked to be instaled in winamp not running on the desk. :D ...... DUSTIN MAN IF YOU SEE THIS. YOU ARE THE MAN! KEEP IT COMEING!!!! - December 15, 2004 by Adrian Boiciu

Good Idea, Not Followed Through - This plug-in has great potential. It offers the availability to those who wish to have their current playlist on their site. Great idea. Problem here is that it was released without 100% compatability. Perhaps it's a 5.x glitch, perhaps it is coder error. Either way, a coder MUST make sure that if he develops something, everything is working; otherwise, the product goes to the trashcan and no profit is made. I know that there is no profit to be made here, but the reputation to be gained is tremendous. I am saddened to give this only 1 star out of 5. I simply give it this due to coder incompentance and ignorance. Most users that will want this are pleased that you can just upload a file or two and voila! Problem is, the files are hard to get to, the plug-in doesn't necessarily work, and the php doesn't necessarily work either. I hope to one day see the developer come back and fix what errors he/she left in this and re-release it for strictly 5.x users. Catering to 2.x, 3.x and 5.x is nearly impossible. Figure that 90% of the people using winamp will be using 5.x. Write for 5.x, then write for 2.x and 3.x. Don't try and make it cross-compatible, you'll run into errors like this one. Instructions are there to INSTRUCT people as to how to get it working. The set left with this plug-in leave much to be desired. There is very little that this developer could have said to make things work. Their instructions are vague and very bland. They reference two versions of install, although I was only given the opportunity of one. Great idea, just not really thought through and followed to fruition. Happy hunting though... ~Brett - December 8, 2004 by Brett Patterson

does not work - i have the same problem as Petula Gothmuppet is having, it just wont work, the plugin is in the right folder and shows up, but the configuration will not come up when i click on configure - December 6, 2004 by adam ferguson

it's very good - I believe that it's a good software. - December 5, 2004 by aureliano mendezmorales


it's working... - hmm.. it's working quite well for me. Although the script did goes wrong when I first configure it, but at last it's working. I give it a 4 stars since it fulfill it's main objective =). I'm currently using Winamp 5 and Yahoo Messenger 6,0,0,1750. - November 26, 2004 by nl ks

Does Not Work! - This does not work as advertised. The instructions are very poor. The developer does not make it clear how to use the product as the instruction are very poorly written. "if you choose to use DLL Version"... is there another version?? I do not recommend wasting your time on this plug-in. - November 13, 2004 by Die Hard

Sean -- - This is in response to what Sean Puffy said. If you don't want all those popups, your Homepage changed, etc., try firefox. go to It's free and will stop the pop-ups and spyware before they reach your system. Oh Yeah. I can't get it to work either. - October 30, 2004 by Alex Lowe

Great but a script is runnin' - this program is great, i love it, 5 stars in this plug-in 0 in their website ???why??? when you download an album [mp3] in their download section, their's so many popups then a f**kn' script run, then change your home page, and you can't change it back. And also disable your registry editor. - October 13, 2004 by kim israel

Maybe I'm just one of the unlucky ones - The readme says: \"DLL version might now work for all winamp 3 & 5 users, some has had luck some aint\" I ain\'t. :( My .dlls are in the plugins folder like they should be, and the plugin shows up on the list, but clicking the \"configure plugin\" button will not bring up the configuration box. My other plugins are all working ok, so I don\'t know. I\'m giving it 3 stars because it apparently works for some people but not for me. - September 29, 2004 by Petula Gothmuppet

NICE!!! - I'm downloading it now. I don't know how it will be or how it will work but by the way it looks in the picture... it's very very COOL. Nice work. Keep it coming. 5 STARS BABY!!!. :D Just becouse i don't know how it is... BYE!!! - September 27, 2004 by Adrian Boiciu