To get into the chat from webtv you have to
go to the home page and click on "Community". Then click on Chat. That will bring up the screen where you put the irc.webmaster.com
the port 6667 or 7000 (try each) and the name of the chat....
and you'll be there.
Don't have Java then - You
can also join the chat using any IRC client to connect to
6667 and join the
channel. But read all below
For Security They are making users coming in with software
like mIRC, Pirch, etc. (not through the webpage) register their
nickname before going to rooms (except for the ones they monitor
like the help rooms). That is for security as these programs
are capable of doing lots of nasty things. Makes it a lot safer
mIRC, Pirch, IRCLE, etc. users must register a nickname. Here
is how to do that (is simple).
1. First switch to a nickname not being used or registered
meaning use any nickname not already registered or already
2. then type
/nickserv password firstname.lastname@example.org
where you just make up a password and substitute your email
3. You will get back an email within 15 minutes, and it will
tell you what to do from mIrc, etc.
Once you do that you are registered, but still have to identify
yourself /nickserv identify password
or you could log out (/quit) and then log back in with the
nickname and password as that identifies you.
This is something that webmaster, webchat, and more are doing
now if you use a program other than coming through the web page
(doesn't matter what room). It identifies abusers. Those coming
through the webpage do not have to worry about that sort of
Check out -info where to get Chat
Client Software? - Click Here
Download one from