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using mIRC on a network
Midori Jan-04-01 07:15 AM
My boyfriend and I have our computers networked. His is the host, and my comp is the client. We use Wingate (3.0) and Diamond mulitimedia network cards. I am having trouble connecting to mIRC. I have the latest version of it, and it has no info at all the help files on how to connect using a network. I have Windows98 SE. Does anyone know how to solve this problem? Everytime I try to connect to mIRC, i get this error: "No route to host"... (meaning no route to the irc host, I am assuming). I think this means that it is not detecting that I have an internet connection. I don't know if this was the appropriate forum to post this question in, but I'm at my wits end, and I'm hoping someone can help me. thanx

1. RE: using mIRC on a network
lbyard Jan-04-01 02:01 PM
In response to message 0
The problem is probably being caused because mIRC requires that some ports be opened in Wingate to allow mIRC connections between your PC and the Internet. See http://www.mirc.co.uk/help/proxies.txt for details. Larry

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