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Posted by Tefl on 06-26-2003 02:32 AM:

Connecting mIRC to Microsoft Chat servers

Is it possible to use mIRC to connect to microsoft's chat servers instead of using their shitty chat client? If so, how would I go about it?


Posted by The Wraith on 06-26-2003 03:09 AM:

mIRC = shitty chat client

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Posted by SocialParasite on 06-26-2003 07:26 AM:

I don't think it would be possible. mIRC uses the IRC protocol-thingy. I don't know anything about this Microsoft chat thing. Are you talking about MSN Messenger?

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Posted by MstrG on 06-26-2003 07:43 AM:

Microsoft "Comic Chat" could be used to access IRC networks in the past - but don't know about other MS chat servers or services.


Posted by Tefl on 06-27-2003 02:24 PM:

What I was getting at was the java chat rooms you can access at microsoft's sites, not Messenger. There is one I go to because it is bike collectors group and I hate using the browser-based chat. I have read about the old "Comic Chat" and how it can be used to connect to regular irc chat rooms other than microsoft's. Reading this gave me the idea to try and figure out how to use mirc to connect to the chat room I tend to haunt.

I have found old info that gave addresses to do just this but it seems to be out of date and no longer works. I suppose that either their systems have changed and no longer allow connecting with irc or simply the addresses have changed.


Posted by iglo on 06-30-2003 06:18 AM:

the microsoft chat server used to be at chat.msn.com
so you could use /server chat.msn.com
to connect to it with mirc.
i just tried it but the server seems unresponsive .


Posted by iglo on 06-30-2003 06:29 AM:

errr what ????????
who in his right mind would name himself ChiffonBiker...
well apparently no one


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