Open Windows Live Messenger, look at te topmost bar, on the far right, you should see a button with the description "Show Menu", click it.
In the drop down menu that opens, click "Tools"
Another menu should open, in that menu, click "Options".
A window should open up, on the left of the window you should see the word "Messages" in a white box, click it.
Now on the bottom right, you should see a checkbox that says if you want to automatically keep track of messenger conversations, click it.
Now select the file you want your messages to save to with the browse button you should see below that.
Now you can go to the folder you selected at any time to view your old conversations.
- Someone might be able to read them after you save your conversations.