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i downloaded the firmware update recently for my Mbp, and i use leopard. then my adium will not work and i can't register with google talk or aol and my azureus does not work???

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Just a guess here - can you do anything at all on the internet? I am guessing that you have lost internet connectivity. This may not be related to the firmware update at all, simply an unfortunate coincidence. Any chance that this might be it?

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internet works fine, connection is cool aside from what i mentioned.. really odd.

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can't use aol, google talk or ichat on my computer.. the internet works fine, but those applications are not working at all??? seem to connect but never complete the connection...


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Hmmm... only chat functionalities are impacted. Check your firewall - is it on now? Try turning it off completely and test all the programs again.

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i went to preferences and it says my firewall allow all incoming connections, but i am behind a school firewall so I wonder if that could affect it, but others with macs are not having this problem???

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Are you connected to a wireless network? If so, make sure no other computers are connected to it when you try to use your chat programs. If this works it may be an issue with someone being on your router and gaining access to the port necessary for aim and all of these chat clients to work as well.

Also, delete the programs and reinstall them. See if that works.

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no wireless, straight ethernet connection, still continuing.. sometimes the adium will work and then it will go out.. also the azureus is still out, not even the magnet link works from azureus

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i am still having the same problem with adium, it started right after i installed the firmware update, is their anyway i can remove the update???

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