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Old 06-19-02, 03:47 PM
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Weird AIM problem

I'm running XP, AIM 4.8. The problem started today. Whenever I sign on, no one sees me online. I don't appear on their buddy list. Also when I go "away" they don't see me as away either. It only happens on one screename that I use and I have AIM+, when I clone and sign on as another screename I have no problems with that. I completely uninstalled and reinstalled AIM, but no dice, same problem. Does anyone know whats going on? Can anyone help? Mucho thanks in advance
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Re: Weird AIM problem

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I'm running XP, AIM 4.8. The problem started today. Whenever I sign on, no one sees me online. I don't appear on their buddy list. Also when I go "away" they don't see me as away either. It only happens on one screename that I use and I have AIM+, when I clone and sign on as another screename I have no problems with that. I completely uninstalled and reinstalled AIM, but no dice, same problem. Does anyone know whats going on? Can anyone help? Mucho thanks in advance
Strange problem. beats me. I don't like AOL. I use Trillian.
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thanks for the input duy37. Can anyone help me with my problem, I'm not interested in switching programs
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well do you see ur buddy's online? another thought is that possibly that one screen name lost all the ppl on ur list???
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No I see all my buddies. They just don't see me
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hmm weird, the next thing left is that to unistall the whole thing, and re install it. save ur buddy list on a disk and load it manually. not sure if that would work but give it a try.
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Mole, I tried that. and nothing still same problem.

Thanks for the help tho
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Did you check your AIM settings for blocking?
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Originally posted by olie029
Did you check your AIM settings for blocking?
Yep. I"m only blocking the list of s/n's that I made. Its always been like that.

The only way I'm showing up on anyone elses buddy list is if they block then unblock me. Then once I sign off and back on they won't see me.
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I'm having the same problem on WIN ME.

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