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registration rerror #211568 22/04/09 01:50 PM
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i've paid my registration, i've got the code, when i start up mirc it tells me to register, so i do i put my name and reg. # and press register but a message comes up "your registration could not be validated at this time. this may be due to the mirc website being busy. please try again in a while." and i've been trying for two days now!!

can anybody help?

Re: registration rerror [Re: redbullalain] #211572 22/04/09 05:59 PM
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your registration could not be validated at this time. this may be due to the mirc website being busy. please try again in a while. You have your answer there, just wait and see if it's solved, it may take up to 1 day or so, just keep on trying.


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Re: registration rerror [Re: redbullalain] #211574 22/04/09 06:01 PM
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You might want to consider e-mailing khaled@mirc.com to make sure the registration checker isn't bugging out.


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Re: registration rerror [Re: redbullalain] #212367 20/05/09 06:03 PM
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Originally Posted By: redbullalain
i've paid my registration, i've got the code, when i start up mirc it tells me to register, so i do i put my name and reg. # and press register but a message comes up "your registration could not be validated at this time. this may be due to the mirc website being busy. please try again in a while." and i've been trying for two days now!!


I've just installed mIRC on my Vista Ultimate x64 system and I'm getting the same error message.

I thought it might be a Vista problem or a firewall (Norton) problem but everything else in mIRC is working fine: identd, IRC, DCC.

Very frustrating.


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Re: registration rerror [Re: Zyxak] #212369 20/05/09 06:49 PM
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Weird, never had this issue on Vista Ultimate 32/Win7 Ultimate 32 at all and I have 3 licenses.. They all work ^^


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Re: registration rerror [Re: Excalibur] #212373 20/05/09 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted By: Excalibur
Weird, never had this issue on Vista Ultimate 32


I'm no sure if it's a 32/64 bit problem or not.

I looked in the registry and compared it to my old XP machine. None of the necessary registry keys have been created: name, license, validation, etc.

The only key there is LastRun.


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Re: registration rerror [Re: Zyxak] #212379 20/05/09 11:23 PM
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I've registered mIRC on both 32 and 64bit versions of Vista without problems. Make sure you've got the latest version from http://www.mirc.com and reinstall it. Again, the validation error could be a server issue or it could be a problem with your license. You should e-mail Khaled in this case.


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Re: registration rerror [Re: argv0] #212381 21/05/09 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted By: argv0
I've registered mIRC on both 32 and 64bit versions of Vista without problems.

Did you run setup as Administrator or normally?

Originally Posted By: argv0
Make sure you've got the latest version from http://www.mirc.com and reinstall it.

Yup, I've got v6.35

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Again, the validation error could be a server issue or it could be a problem with your license. You should e-mail Khaled in this case.

I did. I'm looking forward to his reply.

PS A thought occurs... how does mIRC make contact with the web site? Could my firewall be blocking it? What protocol/port does it use?

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Re: registration rerror [Re: redbullalain] #212386 21/05/09 06:41 AM
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This message indicates that your copy of mIRC is being blocked by your anti-virus or firewall software. You will need to add mIRC to the allowed/exceptions list of your anti-virus or firewall software to allow it to connect.

Note that disabling your anti-virus or firewall software temporarily may not resolve the issue since they may continue to work in the background even when disabled.

You should also make sure that the XP/Vista firewalls are disabled if you are using another firewall as they may be blocking applications as well.

Re: registration rerror [Re: Khaled] #212410 22/05/09 02:12 AM
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Well, my problem has been resolved and it wasn't down to Vista or firewall or anti-virus.

After I registered I requested a name change which I thought had been ignored. It hadn't. I just never received the email.

So, the mIRC on my XP machine is registered with the original name and code and, after retrieving my lost registration, I have now registered the mIRC on my Vista machine with the updated name and code.

Problem solved.

Thanx for the help Khaled.

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