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AICN's chat can be accessed via any IRC client at server, port 6667, channel name, or through the java applet above.

Make sure you select "yes" (or "accept") when the Dialog box appears. You will need Java to use this application, if you see a red "x", this probably means it is not installed on your PC. You can download it from Sun Microsystems' site.

Type /nick newname to change your nickname. Example: /nick JoeBlow

Click on the "Channels" button to get a list of all the chatrooms on the network.

Type /join #channel to join another channel. Example: /join #help