Instant Messaging and Chat Clients


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  Chat/Instant Messaging Clients - Microsoft Windows

Links for Rival v3:  Adding/Finding a contact/buddy | Chatting | Options |


  Configuring a profile for Rival 3:

After launching Rival 3 for the first time, you should get the following window:

You'll need to create a profile before using Rival.  We'll discuss creating a profile in this tutorial.

Click the link Click to Login.


The User Registration window opens.

Choose an Avatar  =  in the column on the left, you can choose an image that will distinguish your profile from any others that are created or will be created later.

To create a new profile, select New Account.

Jabber Server  =  enter the name address of the IM server.  It follows this format:
Server Port  =  keep the default port of 5222.
Username  =  enter the username you'd like to use.
Note:  if the username is already being used, you'll need to think of another.
Password  =  enter a password.
Important:  passwords are case-sensitive.  Ensure your Caps Lock is NOT enabled.

Check Save Password if you don't want to type it in each time you log on to chat.

Click the Proceed button.


If the username is not already taken, you'll successfully register and connect.

Now you'll want to add your friends to your contact lists.

Click here to learn how to add friends to your contact lists.


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