Your computer failed to connect to the Chat Rooms either because the server has reach its capacity or because the server is temporarily down.


Wait a few minutes and try again.

If that didn't work ...

You may be trying to connection through an HTTP proxy server. The Chat applet cannot connect to the Chat server through an HTTP proxy server because it doesn't communicate using HTTP. Try switching the connection to a SOCKS proxy server or try using a network address translating (NAT) router for your firewall, if either of those options are available for you. The Chat Rooms work fine through a firewall using SOCKS or NAT. Your network administrator may be able to help you change your settings.

If you continue to have trouble, please let us know.