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If i only do msg * hi it only prompts me of the message. Same as the following: msg * /server:KLJ-PC hi msg * /server:192.168.2.2

However i got another computer on the LAN, called JO-PC (probably 192.168.2.3) but whatever i do to try send a message to that laptop it won't work. I get a error like: 1825 getting session names

I assume external access for messaging is disabled as anyone on internet could message u. But on a home LAN shouldnt it be enabled at default (easily detect its a LAN) and if not how do i enable it?

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It is most likely failing because the messenger service doesn't exist as a service in Windows 7.

On a side note, the messenger service has come disabled out of the box for a long time now and should be disabled in other OSes.

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