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Old 02-24-2004, 03:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry cant use mIRC download

im using mIRC at my college, but i cant send or download with it. i can download programs from webpages and install them. i beleive the firewall is whats stopping it. if i try to send to someboyd it says unable to resolve host. but i have no idea how to get around it. any ideas?

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Old 02-24-2004, 11:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, you're correct. Installing off of a webpage uses a totally different port than the ports that mIRC is using. You would have to gain access to the firewall and allow the data and control ports for mIRC to be forwarded to your PC.


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well u cna specifgy ports for certain things in mirc i just dont knwo what to do.
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