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From: Bill Oliver <>
Subject: Re: [USGenWeb-NW-L] instructions for mIRC
Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 07:23:58 -0400
Reminder that there will be a first CHAT for NW/Plains CCs tonight beginning at
9 pm EDT. Hope to "see" you there. I repeat Lynn's instructions for your
> To download the program, go to:
> When downloaded and installed, follow the directions below.
> For mIRC:
> You need to be connected to the internet. This is simple but some over
> look it.
> 1. When you first start the program, you get an "about mIRC" screen---X out
> of it
> 2. Next you get "mIRC Setup"-- enter a name (I have Rootsweb written here),
> then you write irc.rootsweb.com in the space marked "IRC Server", then click
> 3. write 6667 in the space marked "Port(s)", if it does not appear there
> 4. click OK, this will take you back to the "mIRC Setup" screen
> 5. This time, on this "mIRC Setup" screen, click "connect to IRC server"
> 6. That should connect you to the rootsweb irc server.
> 7. You get: mIRC Channels Folder, type in #nwplains where it asks for the
> name of the channel to join (if #nwplains does not appear on the list),
> click add
> 8. double click the #nwplains in the list, and you should be in the room
> If you have any other questions, please contact me.