Windows Live Shopping Goes Offline

Brian Smith reports that Windows Live Shopping has been taken offline. The message on the Windows Live Shopping says:

This beta test has now ended.
Thank you for visiting the Windows Live Shopping beta and helping us test the site.

Our vast product selection and user-created content, such as guides and reviews, continues to be available through the MSN Shopping site. You will be redirected to MSN Shopping automatically in 8 seconds.

Windows Live Shopping Beta launched on April 28, 2006.

Related Topics: Channel: Retail | Microsoft: Other Search | Search Engines: Shopping Search Engines


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  • jsosa

    Thanks for the update Barry, we just removed the Live Shop button from our Shop tab at

  • eCommerce Optimization

    Yeah, we helped test too and thought there were some potentially helpful features in the works, maybe they just went back to the drawing board with it.

    Other than MSN Shopping, you can still access Live Shopping product results at

    …at least for now, it’s still in beta too.

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