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Old 08-02-2005, 12:53 PM   #1
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Help with Gaim connection to MSN


check the screen shot... I Don't know if I filled the right spots... but it's not connecting :S
Help ASAP if you can offcourse

http://www.look4anime.com/gaim.jpg http://www.look4anime.com/gaim.jpg
 
Old 08-02-2005, 12:56 PM   #2
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screenname and alias are back-to-front
 
Old 08-02-2005, 01:03 PM   #3
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screenname and alias are back-to-front
what?

can you explain the Back to front thing?
 
Old 08-02-2005, 01:10 PM   #4
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1. Try your hotmail account under screen name using whater type of account you have (msn or hotmail):

youraccountname@hotmail.com

or

youraccountname@msn.com

2. Enter your password

3. Forget the alias

4. Try to log in
 
Old 08-02-2005, 01:12 PM   #5
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what?

can you explain the Back to front thing?
Well, what you wrote in screenname goes in alias or you can just forget about it and what you put in alias - your hotmail address goes in 'screenname'.

PS I would have explained a bit better in my first post but you rushed me

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Old 08-02-2005, 01:13 PM   #6
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1. Try your hotmail account under screen name using whater type of account you have (msn or hotmail):

youraccountname@hotmail.com

or

youraccountname@msn.com

2. Enter your password

3. Forget the alias

4. Try to log in
Great... Thanks... but that means I cannot use any screen name then? :S
 
Old 08-02-2005, 01:16 PM   #7
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http://gaim.sourceforge.net/faq.php#q79
 
Old 08-02-2005, 01:19 PM   #8
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Thanks guys... you pwn :]

I guess they should change the screen name title to "Username" title... I'd suggest that to them...
anyways Thanks alot!


This topic may be locked if needed :]
 
Old 08-02-2005, 01:36 PM   #9
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My post was aimed at just helping you to get in. Once connected, it's easy to mess around with the screen name and play with the configuration. Were you able to connect yet?
 
  


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