I have configured Norton to allow gaim access without expectations (I'm
thinking). I have also, tried to access the service without the firewall
running but still get the same error.=20
On Internet Security, I access the Personal Firewall but I see no option =
adding HTTP ports that I've seen on previous versions. However, on the
programs tab I have given gaim permission to access the internet at all
To answer your question "which version of gaim? which version of =
are you using this on a home computer or a company desktop at work? =
I am running the latest gaim available on your site, on XP Pro SP2 on a =
computer with Norton Internet Security 2005.
Why would it be that I can access ICQ but not MSN or Yahoo!?
Thanks again for your help,
From: Daniel Atallah [mailto:daniel.atallah@...
Sent: 24 May 2005 20:47
To: Ray McKinnes
Cc: Gaim Devel List
Subject: Re: [Gaim-devel] RE: Gaim for Windows
http://gaim.sf.net/win32#faq "How do I configure Norton Internet
Security for Gaim?"
On 5/24/05, Ray McKinnes <ray.mckinnes@...> wrote:
> Thanks for your email.
> Good guess, yeah I'm using Norton Internet Security 2005. I looked on =
> FAQ's and couldn't see any relating to my problem. I've looked again, =
> seem to be over looking it.
> Can you send me the link?
> Thanks in advance,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Luke Schierer [mailto:lschiere@...]
> Sent: 24 May 2005 20:24
> To: Ray McKinnes; Gaim Devel List
> Subject: Re: Gaim for Windows
> On Tue, May 24, 2005 at 07:55:24PM +0100, Ray McKinnes wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have recently installed gaim for windows, after being recommended =
> > friend.
> > I have installed the software and configured my firewall and gaim
> > accordingly however I can only connect to ICQ; I am unable to =
> > MSN or Yahoo! accounts.
> > I have double checked the windows ports on your website and even =
> > connect with my firewall disabled to ensure it was not that causing =
> > conflict but I am still unable to connect to MSN and Yahoo!.
> you have Norton firewall or something similar? have you see the faq
> section of gaim.sf.net/win32?
> > Can you provide any suggestions as to were I am going wrong?
> > Best regards and thanks in advance.
> > Ray
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