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Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One by T. Michael Clark, Bob Temple, Ned Snell

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Joining a Chat Room

It's time to hit a server and see it for real. On the way, though, you'll perform some automatic configuration that Chat needs to operate properly.

Before you open Chat, you can be online or off. If you're offline when you begin, Chat connects to the Internet automatically. Also, your browser need not be open for you to use Chat, although it won't hurt anything if it is open.

To start a chat and display the chat rooms list:

1.
Open Microsoft Chat. In Windows, you do so by choosing Programs, Microsoft Chat.
2.
Select the Show All Available Chat Rooms option, and then click OK to connect to the chat server listed in the dialog ...

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