Login problems

Luke Schierer luke at schierer.org
Mon Jan 5 21:26:48 EST 2009

On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 09:15:15PM -0500, gundy74 at aim.com wrote:
> Support,
> I downloaded Pidgin 2.5.2 for Windows about 2 months ago to use as an  
> AIM client, however every time i tried to connect, i got the message,  
> "<gundy74 Disconnected> Could not connect to authentication server:  
> Connection refused."  I uninstalled it and today installed Pidgin 2.5.3, 
> only to have the same problem.  I went to my firewall settings to make 
> sure it was unblocked.
> Under "Modify account-Aim Options" the Server option is  
> <kdc.uas.aol.com>
> The Port option is listed as <5190>
> The Proxy option is listed as <Use Global Proxy Settings>
> I have tried adjusting the settings, but to no avail.  What can I do?
> Respectfully,
> Seun Abegunde

The server under "Advanced" options when you modify the account should
read login.messaging.aol.com


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