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hey im using gAIM now but the only thing that bugs me is the incoming text from people is super small.. how can i change this..?
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will msn slow me down lol
    
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It also installs Spyware.
r u sure about this? so i have spyware..?
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Yea... AIM puts some ViewManager crap on the computer. I uninstalled when I noticed process count went up.
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r u sure about this? so i have spyware..?
Yea it's AOL man.

I don't even use AIM anymore, I decided since Triton was going to be the new Norm for AIM I would uninstall it and get rid of it all together.

I signed into AIM one day told all my friends I was going to be on Yahoo & MSN and I gave them my S/N's and I never logged back in (January/05) and don't miss it one bit.
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is that it? the viewpoint manager is what youre takling about? i just uninstall it everytime... this gAIM is pretty cool but i hate how it makes my list so long.. and how it doesnt organize the logs of ppl signing on/off under their names instead of under system log..
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post #17 of 18
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is that it? the viewpoint manager is what youre takling about? i just uninstall it everytime... this gAIM is pretty cool but i hate how it makes my list so long.. and how it doesnt organize the logs of ppl signing on/off under their names instead of under system log..
If the list is too long for your liking you can change the icon/font type to small for the list. It should bring it back down close to what AIM defaults to.
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post #18 of 18
Yeah trillian rocks. It's more for the advanced user tho.

Installing a bunch of apps that install crap that loads at startup will slow your computer down. If you want to stop stuff that loads at startup, go to Run and type in "msconfig." Go to the Startup or Selective Startup tab and uncheck the things you don't want running when your computer starts up. This'll improve your boot times by a bunch and save RAM space and stuff.
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