Browsers, E-mail, & Web Apps forum

General discussion

Constant dropouts during instant message session

by tnardoni / April 11, 2005 1:19 AM PDT

I have successfully used Trillian Basic for two years, instant messaging over the Yahoo and AOL networks. There is one family member with whom I would like to talk every day, but we can't have a conversation without a whole lot of this (never knowing if the other person got the message we sent):

*** "user" signed off at Fri Apr 08 08:57:36 2005.
*** "user" signed on at Fri Apr 08 08:59:55 2005.
*** "user" signed off at Fri Apr 08 09:06:32 2005.
*** "user" signed on at Fri Apr 08 09:06:34 2005.


She claims she can chat with other users without this difficulty, and I never have problems with any other user. Neither of us experiences any other type of network failure in our day-to-day operations.

Has anyone else ever seen this? Any ideas?


My setup: Trillian Basic 3.1 Build 121, Windows XP SP2, 512 MB RAM, LAN internet over T1.

Hers: AOL Instant Messenger 5.9, Windows 2000 SP4, 256 MB RAM, broadband Internet (exact type unknown).

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Constant dropouts during instant message session
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Constant dropouts during instant message session
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

The Samsung RF23M8090SG

One of the best French door fridges we've tested

A good-looking fridge with useful features like an auto-filling water pitcher and a temperature-adjustable "FlexZone" drawer. It was a near-flawless performer in our cooling tests.