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Old 09-13-2004, 03:26 AM   #1
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Gaim problem


I am using gaim from a lan network .Whenever I try to signon it gives message 'Incorrect password.'
Please help.

Thanx in advance.
 
Old 09-13-2004, 03:37 AM   #2
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if you can connect to the internet but can't connect to gaim because of an "incorrect password," it's probably not a gaim problem. make sure you've got your proxy server setup right in gaim, if you use one that is.

if that still doesn't work, request your password with "forgot password" and make sure it's the right one. or you can create a new account to test it.

being on a lan generally doesn't cause problems like this, as i am on a lan and have setup systems before on lans that could connect to gaim right off the bat.
 
Old 09-13-2004, 03:45 AM   #3
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I have the proxy settings right and the password is also correct.

It connects from other computers in the network but not mine.
 
Old 09-13-2004, 03:49 AM   #4
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what service are you trying to log into?

sometimes yahoo and others change protocol often to force gaim and other messenger users to use only their software.

*edit:
wait, that doesn't make any sense if you can connect on other computers. still worth a shot maybe.

Last edited by sether; 09-13-2004 at 03:50 AM.
 
Old 09-13-2004, 03:53 AM   #5
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btw, can you even connect to the internet on your machine?

i still say you should triple check your password and check the preferences on gaim carefully.
 
Old 09-13-2004, 03:53 AM   #6
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I m using yahoo.
 
Old 09-13-2004, 03:55 AM   #7
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yes internet works fine.
 
Old 09-13-2004, 04:01 AM   #8
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ok, this is about all i can think of now. and i think it's it:

1) what version of gaim are you using on your computer?
2) what version of gaim did you successfully logon with on the other computer?
 
Old 09-13-2004, 04:07 AM   #9
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I am using gaim-0.82.1

I can logon from 0.81
 
Old 09-13-2004, 04:10 AM   #10
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try downgrading to 0.81 if possible, or use yahoo's official linux messenger client.

i thought it would've been the other way around, with the newer version being more compatible.... oh well.
 
  


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