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We are very sorry, but we don’t have a ‘real’ help yet. Actually, there were many other problems we had to look after.
But here are some basic and maybe usefull things we found out while working with SecureICQ:

- Do not forget to set a server and port in the ‘Settings’-Window!
- When you are invisible, all others users will see you in their offline list.
- You can disable the ‘Message of the day’ in the ‘Settings’-Window.

- Make sure to check your configuration in the cofig directory. Otherwise the server won’t be able to start
- You must have MySQL installed!


Description of SecureICQ

SecureICQ is an easy to use communication program. With SecureICQ it's possible to communicate in a very secure way. The secure communication is ensured by a 128bit encryption.

With the help of a clearly arranged contactlist it's possible to talk with your friends when he/she comes online. Even making new contacts is no problem, because of the easy search options. Of course, there's not only the possibility to talk with one person, but also with a whole group in a so called channel (or chat room).

SecureICQ is similiar to ICQ, but more secure because of it's higher encryption level. It works with Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000 and XP.


System requirements

Windows 95, 98, ME, NT 4.0 (SP ???), 2000 oder XP

If you want to install it on Windows 95 or NT 4.0, Internet Explorer 4.0 or newer is required.

16 MB RAM (depends on operating system)

10 MB free hard disk space

Processor with at least 90 MHz (depends on operating system)



Download the client from

Unzip the Zip-File and install the client

Additional language packets can be downloaded and unzipped to the language sub-directory of your SecureICQ client.

Start client

Click on Preferences in SecureICQ menu. In the preferences dialog, select Server tab. Address of server: Port of server: 12000

Click on Status in SecureICQ Menü, then select Connect.

Create a new user account, if you haven't done this already.


What can I do know ?

When you are online you can search for your friends to find out if they are also registered in the network. To do this, click "Add user to contactlist..." in SecureICQ menu. A search window pops up. After searching for users, doubleclick on a result to add him/her to your contactlist.

Talk with persons on your contactlist. A doubleclick on a user opens a message session.

Visit a chat room. There you can talk with several users simultaneously. In SecureICQ menu click on Chat. A window pops up where you may enter the name of the chat room (also called: "Channel"). Click on search to search for channels.

Ask the network admistrator if you have a question (see Feedback).