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cant sign in fmr msn/yahoo mssnger :( cyberoam ??

by tapasdesai / November 9, 2009 2:53 AM PST

i brought my nu macbook pro (snowlepoard) to college an i cn access wifi jus fine.

msn mssnger, adium, mercury an yahoo mssnger say tht they are signing me in but they nevr do fr some reason
i cud sign into skype tho

our college has a cyberoam client tht blocks access to a lotta stuff an also curbs bandwidth so is tht the problem or is it something else

please help

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Ask your college IT guys for the answer to that question.
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / November 9, 2009 7:10 AM PST

It is highly likely that there is some sort of block on

How are you liking the Macbook Pro?

Gotta love that "as you type" spell checker.


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cant sign into mssngers--cyberoam ??
by tapasdesai / November 11, 2009 3:39 AM PST

lov my macbook pro Happy hasnt frozen once Grin
unfortunately, iv learnd tht cyberoam curbs the bandwith an cn block mssngers

it right to use em so you cant do stuff ur not supposed to in college hours but the a holes here leave it on the whole day. the problem is tht i liv in the hostel on campus an this is the only net connection i cn use

long story short, ne1 kno how to bypass cyberoam on a mac ??
i jus wanna use my mssngers Sad pweeese ?? Silly

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by deniceels / November 9, 2009 11:45 PM PST

using it beyond your college network? If it works, that's your answer, otherwise, you might have some port blocking on those specific programmes.

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its cyberoam :(
by tapasdesai / November 14, 2009 5:41 AM PST
In reply to: Tried

i use the college network, the only internet connection i hav access to, so it has cyberoam

i kno it does all tht stuff, jus wondering if i you or some1 wud help me bypass it so i cn get to places like facebook an stuff

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(NT) Sorry, No can do. Subject closed
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / November 14, 2009 5:54 AM PST
In reply to: its cyberoam :(

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