Why is this happeing to AIM?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by cheater87, Oct 20, 2009.

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  1. cheater87

    cheater87 Registered Member

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    bump. It happened again.
     
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    nice folder on ur desktop.... "warez shared folder"... :cautious:
     
  4. dw426

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    With all due respect, I don't think worrying about the persons desktop will solve the issue nor is it our business. Cheater87, it's been some time since I've used the AIM client, but, perhaps, given that message you may want to disable and/or uninstall any plugins you have for the client one at a time to see if the message stops coming up? That would be my first step.
     
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    LimeWire to boot :p
     
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    When you get that problem, instead of disabling/uninstalling aim plugins, would uninstalling the aim messenger and re-installing work?
     
  7. YeOldeStonecat

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    I'd uninstall AIM
    Run a TCP/Winsock repair utility...if you're running limewire and other p2p/torrent seeking software...those things mess up your system, wiiiiide open door to malware.

    Once the TCP/winsock has been rebuilt, download 'n install the latest version of AIM...or better yet...use a GOOD IM client like Gaim or Miranda or Trillian.
     
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    Any legit p2p program itself is completely safe to use. It's the user who actually downloads whatever he/she downloads that may be infected.

    I've never been infected because of running eMule or some Bittorrent software, even Limewire and Ares has been used here.

    They are real software, they don't mess with your system, or leave it open to malware ...
     
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    You weren't even off-topic..you basically added nothing. Anyway, how about we forget the guy is downloading things and work on his AIM issue unless he already gave up or fixed it himself. Cheater87, DID you get it figured out? A reinstall will fix just about any screwup, but maybe you didn't need to or don't have to?
     
  10. cheater87

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    Got pidgin instead.
     
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