IM program over local network?

I'm looking to set up a small IM program to use over our office network.
Someone recommended using Spark and OpenFire.
Can anyone tell me how to go about setting it up?
Thanks.
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d4durveshCommented:
the following are the list of programms which you can use it for your purpose and its FREEWARE,

http://www.nonags.com/nonags/conflan.html

here is LAN messanger,

http://www.fomine.com/lan-chat.html

the best is softros you can get trial version for it so you may get exprience of it,

http://messenger.softros.com/

you can also see video of 'how to set up IM in LAN here,

Hope it has help you :-)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrJgAeiRgS8
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etech0Author Commented:
Will give it a try when I'm in the office and let you know.
thanks.
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d4durveshCommented:
okzz good luck :-)
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etech0Author Commented:
I installed fomine LAN Chat, and it seems to be working. My question is - how do I set up different user names for the different computers, so I know to whom I am sending the message?
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etech0Author Commented:
Thanks!
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