Not a registered nickname error
davew at hireahit.com
Wed May 28 03:14:04 EDT 2014
On 2014-05-27 16:09, Vani Kumar wrote:
> I recently downloaded the IRC client on both my mac laptop and PC
> desktop.. I was able to install with no errors.
> However, I am not able to start or join any conversation.. I see the
> following error on the NickServ window -- "<username> is not a
> registered nickname"
> I tried to login from my co-workers client and got the same error
> although he can log in successfully.
> Does it have anything to do with the fact that my username has a dot
> (.) in it ? My login is "vani.kumar"
Most IRC networks don't allow a period in the nick, and I'm not sure
about other fields... I'd suggest avoiding it entirely and seeing if
That being said, your network might easily be configured differently.
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