Help, AOL will no longer work since AOL upgraded servers

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Jason B
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Help, AOL will no longer work since AOL upgraded servers

#1 Post by Jason B » Thu Sep 02, 2010 5:33 pm

I've been using aim 5.5.3595 for over 5 years and it's worked great with middle man and the hitory feature.

Today I can no longer sign in and it's forcing me to upgrade, see attachment.
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What do I do? I don't want to lose all my convos, and I want to still use the history feature
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Re: Help, AOL will no longer work since AOL upgraded servers

#2 Post by Matt » Thu Sep 02, 2010 8:38 pm

Hi Jason,

Unfortunately middle_man is no longer in development. My only suggestion to you is to manually back up your conversations. I honestly don't remember where the conversations are physically on your drive, but it could be under c:/program files/middle_man/logs (or something similar).

There are a lot of new and better applications you can use to connect to AIM. I highly recommend Pidgin.

Sorry for the bad news...

Matt
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Re: Help, AOL will no longer work since AOL upgraded servers

#3 Post by PhaseDMA » Thu Sep 02, 2010 9:32 pm

Digsby is also good.
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Re: Help, AOL will no longer work since AOL upgraded servers

#4 Post by Jason B » Fri Sep 03, 2010 11:56 am

[quote=Matt]Hi Jason,

Unfortunately middle_man is no longer in development. My only suggestion to you is to manually back up your conversations. I honestly don't remember where the conversations are physically on your drive, but it could be under c:/program files/middle_man/logs (or something similar).

There are a lot of new and better applications you can use to connect to AIM. I highly recommend Pidgin.

Sorry for the bad news...

Matt[/quote]

Ok, I did some experimenting before I saw your reply. As I said, I had aim 5.5 before all this, and then couldn't login to aim. I upgraded to aim 5.9, and it works!!! I installed the latestest middleman from 2007, which has the cool "search" feature, but I can't get it to see my old history folder. I still have the old folder with all the history, but the new version of middle man is only saving new convo's. How do I get it to read my old history from the previous middleman?????
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Re: Help, AOL will no longer work since AOL upgraded servers

#5 Post by plasma2002 » Fri Sep 10, 2010 10:33 am

Just manually move your old log files into your new log file directory. When you upgraded, the folders most likely got changed
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