IRC Internet Relay Chat is a way for people from all over the world to communicate with each other in real time. You can learn more about IRC at www. Below you will find links pertaining to this service and how to use it.
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Continue reading to learn more about how to connect and use this service. At the end of the document you will find links to tutorials on how to use IRC. If you would like to skip the rest and start immediately chatting, then click the following link:. Information on how to connect to the Chat room using both methods is described below.
It is possible to connect to our chat room using a standard IRC client that you may have installed on your computer. For windows a very popular client is Mirc and for the Macintosh a popular client is Ircle.
To connect to our chat room you will need to configure your client with the following information:. If you do not have a IRC client or prefer to not use one to connect to our chat rooms you can use our web based java client that will run from your browser window. When you click on the link to launch the chat program it will be necessary to download some components of the software to your computer.
This will cause a window to appear asking if you would like to allow these components to download and run on your machine and that the software is from Metrasoft and named WebChat. You must specify that you want to allow these files to download and run before the software will work.
These files are completely harmless and you have nothing to worry about. If this still bothers you, then you should use one of the above IRC clients instead.
The Bleeping Computer chat rooms are Public chat rooms. That means that the data that the messages sent through this chat room will be seen by everyone else in that chat room. Please be aware that all conversations in this chat room are logged, so do not reveal any confidential or private information here that you would not like other people to know.
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If you would like to send a private message to another user, that only that user can see and respond to, then you can double click on their nickname in both the web based client and a desktop client and a private message window will appear. All messages that sent via this private message window will be private between the both of you.
When using these chat rooms we ask everyone that they abide by the following rules. Not following these rules can lead to you being permanently banned from the chat rooms and possibly even the website itself. These rules are superseded by and are a compliment to the Rules established by GeekShed.
It is not all business in the chat rooms so feel free to talk about whatever is on your mind. Please do not interrupt or otherwise interfere with that help unless you have something to add to the discussion. Multiple nicknames are not allowed and will not be tolerated.
Channel operators are deated by the before their names.
These people, are for the most part, trained in the removal of Malware and have proven themselves to be experts at diagnosing and removing Malware. Due to this, they can better assist you with your problem. This includes racial, ethnic, sexual, or just being outright rude.
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Though the chat rooms are not G-rated we still do not condone profanity or other vulgar language. Doing so is ground for immediate banishment. If you need to paste a lot of information, paste it into the forums. If you would like to post a long link in the chat, you must use the TinyUrl service which will shorten the length of a link.
An OP is deated by in front of their name. This is considered rude and bad etiquette on IRC. If you do we will notice and kick you out of the chat rooms. Not a member yet?
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Register Now. About the Bleeping Computer Chat Room. If you would like to skip the rest and start immediately chatting, then click the following link: Start Chatting.
To connect to our chat room you will need to configure your client with the following information: IRC Server: irc. Bleeping Computer Chat Room Rules When using these chat rooms we ask everyone that they abide by the following rules. Please no offensive nicknames. Popular Stories. Username.
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