1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

MIRC connection on LAN

Discussion in 'Networking' started by david9647, Apr 13, 2004.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. david9647

    david9647 Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2004
    Messages:
    2
    Hello.
    I am part of a private LAN with about 200 users. Until recently we connected to a machine 10.0.0.10, and my IP address was 10.0.0.40. I had proxy settings enabled in Internet Explorer, and could get most programs to connect automatically, or with a little configuring. However we were informed that they were changing the settings, I now connect to 10.105.0.2, and my IP address is 10.105.0.22. We were told to unclick all settings in Internet Explorer relating to proxies, so my LAN connection settings in IE have are now all unticked. I can now use all programs eg updating anti-virus, Yahoo messenger, Firebird etc. I can even use e-mule. However mIRC will not connect. I presume that this is due to me not configuring settings, as all other application connect with no difficulty. Why would mIRC have to be configured when all other applications can connect automatically? And would anyone have any idea of what settings I should use. I tryed to contact admin, but they never answer any emails and the LAN is remotely administered.
    Any help much appreciated.
    David
     
  2. 10forcash

    10forcash

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2003
    Messages:
    343
    At a guess, there is probably a firewall blocking miRC ports (usually port 113) if this port is blocked, look at http://www.borg.com/~chuck/using.htm for info on using other (open) ports. your sysadmin may have blocked these ports / programmes for good commercial reasons or to comply with company policy
    Cheers,
    10forcash
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/219931

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice