MSGenWeb Chat Nites

We invite you to join our regular IRC Chat sessions 9:00pm CT every Thursday evening, on RootsWeb!

         Here's how to download the software and join the chat: 

  • Download the latest IRC chat software compatible with your operating system.

  • Install the program to a directory on your computer. 

  • While connected to the internet through your provider, activate the IRC program.

  • When you open the IRC program, you'll see a window called "Options."


Enter the following:

  • IRC Servers - ALL

  • (next line) Rootsweb

  • Your Name (Please use your real name

  • Your E-Mail ID

  • A Screen Name you wish to be called - please use your real first name as your nickname. We can teach you how to change that while in the chat room, if you wish. 

  • A secondary Screen Name to be used in case someone online already has your name.

          Then click on ADD

Enter the following:

  • Description:  Rootsweb

  • IRC Server:  irc.rootsweb.com

  • Port(s):  6667

         A password is unnecessary.

  • Click OK

  • Click Connect to Server - 

  • Once connected, you will be in the "Lobby."  It may take a minute for the connection, so don't worry.

  • Once connected, you will see: Welcome to the IIGSnet/RootsWebnet IRC Network

  • You can then join whatever room you want.  MS folks meet in #msgw 


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To join that room, type:

  • /join #msgw

Hit Enter

  • If it's Thursday between 9:00-10:00pm CT, you should be in the chat room with everyone else!! 

Everyone is welcome!


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Jeff Kemp - State Coordinator, Ann Allen Geoghegan - Assistant State Coordinator, Denise Wells - Assistant State Coordinator

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