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First time connection problem #237663 24/05/12 03:32 PM
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Hello,
First off I appreciate any help that I will be receiving on this issue! This is a simple one and I'm sure someone will have the quick fix for me in no time. I downloaded mIRC. I went to type in my information and then connect, but I it won't connect. It keeps attempting to connect saying " Unable to connect to server (Connection timed out) ". It will do this over and over and I just want to get started up! Any help would be GREATLY appreciated! Thanks again!

Re: First time connection problem [Re: Half_Alien] #237664 24/05/12 03:48 PM
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Make shure your filrewall/virus protection dont block mirc, also make shure you connect to a valid irc server..


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Re: First time connection problem [Re: sparta] #237666 24/05/12 04:26 PM
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Good call it might just be my firewall

Re: First time connection problem [Re: Half_Alien] #237667 24/05/12 04:33 PM
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Well, come to find out it wasn't blocked and I've tried to connect to multiple servers. I can't even connect to the basic IRC Webchat. The stock one they bring up.

Re: First time connection problem [Re: Half_Alien] #237678 24/05/12 10:35 PM
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Try something like:

/server irc.undernet.org

or

/server irc.efnet.net

You can also try connecting to the IP address of the server. Some ISPs may block IRC by name, but allow it if you use the IP. For example, if I want to use IRC on my Verizon phone, I have to connect using the IP address or it gets blocked by Verizon.


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