From Floating Contacts:
Floating Contacts is a program which allows you to always keep an eye on your MSN Messenger contacts. With Floating Contacts, your contact's photos will automatically appear on the windows desktop, everytime they are online. Floating Contacts allows you to choose the transparency level of your contact's windows and you have the ability to make them click through which means that you can click on a window which is under the contact's window. With Floating Contacts you can also hear speech synthesis alerts when the status of your contacts changes. The speech synthesis voice says the name and the new status of your contact. This is very useful when you are not in front of your screen. Floating Contacts can change the border color of you contact's windows depending on their status and it offers lot of others functions.