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Old 12-18-2003, 02:20 PM   #1
GM Myrdin
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Hi, i'm trying to use gaim as a msn messenger but it doesn't connect???

What should I do???

Thanks a lot ^^

(I'm under Mdk 9.2)
Old 12-18-2003, 02:28 PM   #2
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Did you follow the instructions regarding SSL support?
Old 12-18-2003, 02:42 PM   #3
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I use aMSN and I always have trouble connecting. It sometimes takes up to 5 tries in order to successfully login. I've tried Gaim too and it has the same trouble.
Old 12-18-2003, 02:52 PM   #4
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Which version of Gaim are you running? If you aren't running a version that supports the newer MSN protocol, it won't connect. Try upgrading to the latest if you aren't running that already.

If you are running the latest, you may just want to wait a bit and try again. MSN regularly takes login servers down for maintenance.
Old 12-18-2003, 03:39 PM   #5
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yes, i made mdk update and now everything goes fine ^^

thanks a lot masters ^^



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