Authentication problem

V S Rawat vsrawat at
Fri Nov 19 15:35:06 EST 2010

sometimes some email id locks your account for some duration when you 
try to log in many times through different software, like chat 
software or mailreader software etc.

Try logging into your email id website directly, in a browser, then 
log out from there and then start pidgin.


On 11/20/2010 1:28 AM India Time, _Colin.T_ wrote:

> Are there any known problems with Pidgin (v2.7.5)?
> Since yesterday morning, 19 November 2010, I have not been able to
> Enable my installation of Pidgin,
> it shows "Unable to authenticate:  Authentication Failure".
> I have un-installed the application, cold re-booted, defragged and
> cold re-booted again
> before reinstalling Pidgin v2.7.5. However, that did not resolve the
> problem, it still can not authenticate. There have been no
> O/S (XP Pro, SP3) modifications or Malware present (Avast, Spyware
> Terminator, Ad-Aware, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware,
> Spybot-Search & Destroy, Spyware Blaster and Super Anti-Spyware ...
> with only Avast and Spyware Terminator running in real-time).
> Cheers Colin.
> --
> *** "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's own ignorance." -
> Confucius ***

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