Author Topic: can't connect to any server. get error msg  (Read 3939 times)

Quiet_Man

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can't connect to any server. get error msg
« on: February 28, 2008, 11:25:09 AM »
When Itry to connect I get this error msg
ERROR:modParseCommands:function:ConnectServer:0:irc.us.ircnet.net:6665: Error Number 429 : ActiveX component can't create object
this happens no matter witch server i try to get onto....    I'm using ms vista...   and have Norton Internet Security running.
anyone got any sugestion on how to fix the problem

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Re: can't connect to any server. get error msg
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2008, 02:12:53 PM »
Very simple fix, re-install IceChat, and make sure it has admin priveledges.
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Re: can't connect to any server. get error msg
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2008, 11:14:42 PM »
After you left yesterday, I found the solution (Ifthe problem continues)

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/247979

my favorite part...

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Re: can't connect to any server. get error msg
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2008, 11:01:56 AM »
That ActiveX error always comes when the mswinsck.ocx file is not properly registered, and the Registry Key that IceChat Setup creates is not added.

Then you will get that error each and every time.
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