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About our chat room...
Our chat room uses Java to allow for the most browser-independent connections.
To log in, simply enter your username in the text box located at the bottom portion of the applet. Usernames must be 15 letters or less in length, with no spaces.
If you have trouble accessing our chat room...
The information below may help you determine exactly what the problem is, and how to resolve it.
First, ensure that your computer is capable of running our software. Chances are most likely that your computer can run our chat software. Often times; however; users may disable a specific feature on their web browser that may cause problems.
If you are running a version of a Microsoft Windows and see only a broken link icon, you will need to download a copy of the Java Virtual Machine in order to use our chat room. You should be able to do this from your browser maker's website.
Older versions of Netscape (on certain platforms) such as v4.08, and v4.7x may not run our software. We strongly recommend upgrading to a newer version of Netscape (v6.xx or better) if this is the case. Certain browsers running on Macintosh platforms are not capable of running our software due to problems outside of our control. As WebTV does not support Java, WebTV users will not be able to access our chat rooms.
Users behind firewalls may need to set the firewall to allow TCP connections on ports 9000-9009 at freechat.raidersoft.com.
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