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Firewall blocking access to IRC servers

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by THFS, Jan 20, 2007.

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  1. THFS

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    I use mIRC and I've given it full access in my Firewall (ZoneAlarm free edition) settings, but whenever I try to join a server, GameSurge in this case, I get this error:

    (17:47:57) * Connecting to irc.gamesurge.net (6667)
    (17:47:57) -irc.gamesurge.net- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    (17:47:57) -irc.gamesurge.net- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    (17:47:58) * Disconnected

    This never used to happen with the older version of ZoneAlarm, but I'm assuming this version has bug fixes or improved stability over the older one so I'm reluctant to go back to it.

    Anyone know how I can fix this?
     
  2. Iceworx

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    Go to: IM Security - Settings - Advanced - Uncheck Block IRC.
     
  3. THFS

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    Where can I find IM security? I can't find it anywhere.
     
  4. THFS

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    Bump before bed.
     
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    Bump.
     
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