If you are already familar with IRC, and want
to setup your own File Server then click
here. Otherwise, continue reading the help file below.
Below are instructions for accessing our channel using
6.12 or greater. While plain old mIRC
is not always the best choice for navigating around, these instructions
will work for most of the other IRC programs you might choose
To get to our channel, the first thing you must do is download
a program that will allow you to access IRC networks. The program
used in this help is mIRC,
so go here
and download and install mIRC.
Connection Dialog Window
After you install mIRC and run it, a dialog window will popup
that looks a lot like the one above. The main task of this window
is to ask you what you want to be known as on IRC (a Nickname),
and what IRC network (or "Server") you want to connect
to. After you have entered a name, an email, a nickname and
an alternative nickname, click the colorful button to the right
of the "Connect To Server" button to change what IRC
network you will connect to.
Connection Dialog Window (IRC Network Selection)
Now you will see the dialog window change so that you can now
select what IRC network you will connect to. There are many,
many IRC networks out there, but our channel in on the ForeverChat
Network. So be sure to change the IRC Server to "ForeverChat:Random
server", or you will be unable to find our channel.
After you have done everything I've mentioned above, then you
can finally click the "Connect to Server" button and
connect to our IRC network. If for some reason you ever have
trouble connecting, or are connecting to the wrong server, just
And hit enter. This will automattically connect you to the
* Connecting to irc.foreverchat.net (6660)
* Identd request from 18.104.22.168
-phoenix.foreverchat.net- *** Looking up your hostname...
-phoenix.foreverchat.net- *** Checking ident...
* Identd replied: 35080, 6660 : USERID : UNIX : Retro_Girl
-phoenix.foreverchat.net- *** Found your hostname
-phoenix.foreverchat.net- *** Received identd response
* Deena_Pilgrim sets mode: +ix
Local host: adsl-41-284-359-189.dsl.phen01.isp.net (41.284.359.189)
-FCGlobal- [Logon News - Dec 02 2003] Use of this network
constitutes agreement with all rules stated at http://www.foreverchat.net/index.php?page=aup
and any listed in this servers MOTD. Use of this network
indicates you agree to all rules as stated. If you do
not agree with the rules, you should immedietely disconnect
and not reconnect to this :network. Thank you.
-NickServ- Your nick is unregistered. ForeverChat reccomends
you register your nickname.
-NickServ- With a registered nickname, you can register
channels and send memos.
-NickServ- Join #help if you need assistance with this.
<--- type the command in
red to join our channel
This is what you should see after connecting
to the Foreverchat Network
If I haven't lost you yet, you should be connected to the ForeverChat
Network and ready to join our channel. To join our channel just
and double click on our channel when it shows up in the list
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