Odd issue when trying to activate an AIM screenname.

Evan Platt evan at espphotography.com
Thu Jan 14 23:15:10 EST 2010

On 1/14/2010 8:11 PM, Zirith tor wrote:
> When I tried to log on to Pigin the other day, I was greeted with the
> message "Received unexpected response from
> http://api.oscar.aol.com/aim/startOSCARSession", and I cannot figure out
> what it means. It only happens when I try to log in using an AIM profile, I
> can log in any other type and there's no issue. I'm tried changing settings
> and reinstalling, to no avail. I can log in to my AIM profile on AIM itself
> with no problem as well. Is there a known fix or something else I'm not
> thinking of?

>From http://www.pidgin.im:

Having trouble with AIM/ICQ? Uncheck 'Use clientLogin' on the advanced
tab of the account settings.

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