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Ultimate Geek

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Topic # 9464 19-Sep-2006 12:19
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Hey guys,

Trying to get onto chat at school, won't work, need help!!!

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Ultimate Geek

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  Reply # 46459 19-Sep-2006 12:31
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Probably dont have java installed, or a firewall blocking the IRC ports



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Ultimate Geek

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  Reply # 46460 19-Sep-2006 12:33
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Java's installed, I get to the menu where I put in name, password and choose server... then i enter that and it won't connect!

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Ultimate Geek

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  Reply # 46461 19-Sep-2006 12:34
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whats the error message?



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Ultimate Geek

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  Reply # 46462 19-Sep-2006 12:36
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Unable to connect to server.

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Ultimate Geek

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  Reply # 46463 19-Sep-2006 12:38
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probably a firewall blocking it then.

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  Reply # 46471 19-Sep-2006 15:35
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Shouldn't be using chat at school anyway - go for a run



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Ultimate Geek

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  Reply # 46472 19-Sep-2006 16:07
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portege: Shouldn't be using chat at school anyway - go for a run


not to be rude but until you can tell me just how going for a run in computers is possible I'll stick to surfing the internet, I mean surfings good fitness too Tongue out

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Ultimate Geek

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  Reply # 46475 19-Sep-2006 16:47
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Try heading off to zirc.org/chat and using the CGI:IRC option Cool

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Reply # 46492 19-Sep-2006 18:48
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I get same message at work, and i know it is the firewall



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Ultimate Geek

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  Reply # 46493 19-Sep-2006 19:03
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so... now to somehow disable the school systems firewall... not gonna happen I don't think

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  Reply # 46495 19-Sep-2006 19:22
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How do you "know its the firewall", do you administrate the school network or something?

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  Reply # 46496 19-Sep-2006 19:23
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maybe he had the same problem at work and fixed the firewall...



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  Reply # 46497 19-Sep-2006 19:25
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well no... but it's highly likely, we use a system built for schools, it's damn annoying, all gaming sites I find they keep blocking.

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