your being unable to connect to a server may not have anything to do with this issue with trend. what msg are you getting when you try to connect? unable to connect? gline/kline? Are you sure that server is linked and working? (check on the networks website for a list of servers to try)

in your main mIRC window, type: (dont forget the /)

if it doesnt connect, then try:

if you cant connect, tell us the exact msg you see please

ParaBrat @#mIRCAide DALnet