MSN made its debut with the release of Windows 95. MSN wasn't designed to give full internet access, so a year later Microsoft released the Internet Explorer web browser.


MSN 1998

This text was used for the next 2 former logos below from 1998–2010.


MSN logo 1998


MSN logo

This is the longest-used and arguably most well-known MSN logo. Due to its wide use from 2000-2010 on many of Microsoft's products, it can still be found on certain webpages on some portals or within certain software, such as MSN Explorer. This logo is still even being used on the MSN Member Center website using the Windows XP-style look and feel, and in the Microsoft Update site in Windows Vista, alongside the 2003 Microsoft Office logo and the 1987 Microsoft logo.



December 29, 2009, saw the rise of a redesign MSN interface and branding, but didn't permanently take effect until early 2010. Brand New rated this logo the 2nd worst of 2010, after Bing, another Microsoft product. However, this logo was still being used for Ninemsn until 2016. This is still used in some parts of MSN Games.


MSN 2014

This logo was released on October 8th, 2014. This logo used the new Microsoft font that began being used in 2012. This logo was disliked by lots of people and hated it alot, since the butterfly's colors were removed.

See also

  • For other related logos and images see: MSN/Other

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