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#264873 - 22/01/19 05:54 AM "Continue" Button On About Dialog
sonagaia Offline
Pikka bird

Registered: 29/06/08
Posts: 19
I notice that whenever I click on the "Continue" button on the mIRC "About" dialog, a connection is opened to mirc.com on port 443. What is the purpose of this connection and what data is exchanged?

Thanks and Cheers!


#264874 - 22/01/19 07:29 AM Re: "Continue" Button On About Dialog [Re: sonagaia]
Khaled Offline

Planetary brain

Registered: 04/12/02
Posts: 4420
Loc: London, UK
The mIRC About dialog randomly chooses from a number of messages on startup which are loaded from the mIRC website. So, for example, in the past they have ranged from a link to the mIRC discussion forums, a reminder to register through different methods, an offer to register with a discount, a link to my personal page, a photo of Arnie waving, a competition question where users can win free registrations, and so on. I change the messages every so often.