[Pidgin] #6284: Problem using SOCKS5 under Windows XP

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Wed Jul 9 09:18:19 EDT 2008

#6284: Problem using SOCKS5 under Windows XP
Reporter:  protozorq  |       Owner:  lschiere    
    Type:  defect     |      Status:  new         
Priority:  minor      |   Component:  unclassified
 Version:  2.4.3      |    Keywords:              
 Pending:  0          |  
 I have a dual boot machine (Windows/Linux(Ubuntu)) and I use the same
 pidgin configuration under both operating systems. On Windows XP, SOCKS5
 seems to be buggy, because during the handshaking procedure I get the
 following error message (translated from german language): "Can't
 establish connection to server. Received invalid data during connection to
 I'm using plugins for Yahoo IM and ICQ and both plugins show the same
 Under Linux it works fine. And under Windows it works also fine with

 Pidgin version 2.4.3

 Windows XP Professional 2002, SP3

Ticket URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/6284>
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