Chat / IM

Instant messaging (IM) is a type of online chat that offers real-time text transmission over the Internet. A LAN messenger operates in a similar way over a local area network. More advanced instant messaging can add file transfer, clickable hyperlinks, Voice over IP, or video chat. Non-IM types of chat include multicast transmission, usually referred to as "chat rooms". Depending on the IM protocol, the technical architecture can be peer-to-peer (direct point-to-point transmission) or client-server (a central server retransmits messages from the sender to the communication device).

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I'm writing a system that's free to use but requires users to subscribe before they can send messages containing contact info such as email or phone numbers.

Looking for a @ or (at) is obviously quite simple and should flag accounts for us to check that try that method to circumnavigate subscribing but does anyone have any ideas how I could also check for phone numbers this way, say if there is 4 or more numbers in a row for example

I'm using PHP by the way.

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I have a client who has a POP3 account in Microsoft Outlook 2016 Professional Plus.  When I try to change his account settings, going to More Settings then Advanced, the default delivery is "Leave a Copy of Messages on the Server" and "Remove from Server After 14 days".  Both of these items are checked.  I have went into this account and tried to take the checks off of both of these boxes as the user doesn't want messages saved to the server.  I can uncheck the boxes and click OK.  It takes me back to the prior screen of which I click on "Next".  A window pops up showing that Microsoft Outlook quit working and then subsequently closes Outlook.  You then launch Outlook again, but the settings are checked again.  Is there a way to get this permanently modified?
When I use The Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer for Skype for business connectivity I get an error when it is attempting to obtain the SSL certificate from remote server. please see attached.
 I am looking for the chatting software that meets the following requirements:

 (1) It should run on Windows, Mac and Smart phones.
 (2) Only inter-office users would be allowed to use  the app. Skype would be a good fit except users can include/invite anyone in the world who runs Skype.
 (3) When the message is arrived, it will popup in a window or provide an alert with audible sound.
 (4) Fyi, there is Outlook with Exchange already for the users. The reason for this chatting app is to let the users chat with other users on trivial stuff that don't need to be saved in Outlook/Exchange server.

 I welcome commercial software as well.
Our client often gets complaint's from their customers not being able to send attachments through to them because they continuously get rejected for being too large.

They're using an on-prem 2010 Exchange server.  
The initial message size limit send/receive was set to 30MB.
Their hosted anti-spam solution, Trend micro, has a limit set for 50MB.
I changed the on-prem 2010 Exchange server send/receive to a limit of 50MB for troubleshooting purposes.

We still get bounce backs when sending anything typically over the size limit of 15MB. The message comes back indicating it exceeds the limit of 20MB.  After checking all the settings (that I know of), I don't know where the size limit of 20MB is being set.  I know that messages grow in size beyond the initial attachment limit, but not to this degree.

Is there anything specifically I've missed in checking?

Thank you!
I am running into an issue with creating an OVF template on Vsphere 6.5. When I try to export the file it times out. I upgraded Vsphere from 6.0 to 6.5 yesterday because it complained it needs to be upgraded to 6.5 Webclient . So both Vsphere and Web Client where upgraded to 6.5. Today i tried to create the OVF file and it just times out. No error messages. Any ideas what I would be doing wrong??

No snapshots runnning

Not connected to any datastores

And the net adapter has been disconnected as well
I would like to send a message to all users on a network, on the same network I am connected on.
Software would be fine, however a command line solution is also good.
This is to be send from a Windows 10 computer to all users that are joined to the same network that the Windows 10 computer is joined to.
(net send and msg does not seem to work)
skype friend (who uses skype on computer. Maybe uses skype on android) is sending

What do I tell my skype friend?
change your password?
what if password is already changed and skype friend can not get inside account.

This type of attack is common with microsoft acquisitions skype/hotmail
Where attacker sends a message to all contact list.
I am looking for a free, secure, LAN only messenger (not over the internet), to communicate with users on Windows based computers.
What do you suggest?
Can someone suggest a YouTube video that explains how to use Messenger? Not too much detail is required. What the video must include:
* How to install (if needed) Messenger
* How to sent text and or files using Messenger

Thank you!
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I'm looking for a utility to read NET SEND/MSG.EXE messages on a Windows 10 Home computer and when it receives a message it needs to run an application. Any ideas?
I'm using Skype For Business 16.13.184 on Mac OS 10.13.2

We are testing out Skype for Business with our Office 365 Business Premium license and the first thing I noticed is I cannot paste an Image from the clipboard into the chat. I can Attach an Image, but thats more work if I'm sending screen shots.   Seems to work on Windows.
I was using Python 2.5 but just downloaded 2.7.14.  I just got the error: ImportError: No module named numpy.

And, how do I search solutions - I found lots of others with error messages similar to mine (exactly except for numpy), but found no answers.  

Thank you!
We have a few users who are using Outlook 2016. When they perform a search in email for a particular email, the results are not updating. Entries are only showing since Jan 2, yet they can view messages from today.

Anyone experience this issue with 2016?
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I have a desktop computer running an AMD A8-5600K CPU and it is frequently showing a black blank screen at boot up. I can boot the PC from power on but I do not see any BIOS / UEFI messages. (I can't enter BIOS or UEFI screens either.) Occasionally the first thing to come up on the screen is the windows load screen, but 9 times out of time NOTHING EVER comes up on the screen!  I know the PC is starting up and loading windows because once it's up I can remote into it using Teamviewer (and then I discover it seems to be locked into a screen resolution of 640 x 480 !!).
I have tried new cables, VGA, and DVI to two different screens - none of them work. (But I know the cables and screens work with other PCs.)  I updated the Windows 10 drivers for the Radeon HD APU (which made no difference and separately I tried it with an nVidia graphics card but none of these actions made any difference.  I don't really think this is a Windows problem because even with hard disks disconnected and after removing and replacing the motherboard CMOS battery I still get no BIOS/ UEFI screens or messages. On the one time in 10 that it did work it worked perfectly at usual 1920 x 1080 resolution. I was able to restart it from there and it came back OK but after a shutdown it was back to blank screen . Exasperated !
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android 7

I want to show a screenshot of sms message chat

One message is longer than 140 characters so I need to click on that message and show screenshot of that one message because on screen only first 140 characters
I would like to show everything on one screen.
Maybe reduce font size also so I can show a third & fourth message
Dear All,

Thank you all for your support.I have a user that has skype issue whereby when he tries to join Skype meeting his Skype freezes & when he tries to host a Skype meeting it just hangs there no visual/audio display.

Any ideas much appreciated.
Hello fellow experts!

I’m looking at getting my kid a phone, but I want to only allow calls or messages from numbers in the contacts.

I understand I can use the Do Not Disturb feature to accomplish this, but what would keep the child from simply turning off Do Not Disturb, and then placing and receiving calls/messages to/from whoever they want?
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User wants to export all email addresses from messages in thousands of inbox subfolders to a form that can be manipulated in Excel.

In our organization we use Starleaf Breeze for videoconference. However, we also have Skype for business online as part of our Office365 Enterprise E3 license.

However, when using Skype for business we cannot call external partners. In the Office365 admin center, under Skype for business, we have enabled open federation, but still we cannot call anyone outside our organization.

If i call a test site like with our Starleaf Breeze client, the call is immediately successful. But if i call the same number with Skype for Business, the call just ends in a " was not found"

What am i missing here?
Everything I've found on the Internet so far seems to indicate that there's no way to change my Skype display or username. None of the instructions seem to apply to the version of Skype I'm running – which I believe is the latest. Before I consider scrapping my current account and/or creating a new one, I just wanted to make sure I didn't have any other options.
I have several customers having this issue.... well they are all likely seeing the problem.
New outlook messages since about 2 weeks ago no longer download images.

I can go in and unblock this function and it still doesn't help.
I go into Trust Center and I turned off the check box for Don't download pictures automatically in HTML email messages or RSS items. But the images in the emails don't download still.

Not sure if there is another location for the settings to  allow images.
Clients are starting to email me about it. Their gmail accounts or other that use outlook are starting to have their images blocked too. I see many emails asking me to click a link to see the email in HTML format.
It all shows up there in that format.

Any ideas?
Hi Guys,

We are in the middle of mailbox migration between Ex2007 to Ex2013 so now we have both Exchange server's present. It appeard that users cannot set OOF messages when they are connected outside of the company. Inside company network and through OWA they can do it without any erros, but externally they're receiving "Your automatic reply settings cannot be displayed..."

Before the migration we didn't had autodiscover entry, and everything worked well, so what happened that now we have lost access to set OOF ?

 when I type I'm receiving note that "You have created a service." and this stands for Exchange 2013 url . When I type and enter credential I am receiving also xml page so I assume that's correct ?.

On both Ex2013 and Ex2007 for Ews were updated in the following way:

Ex CAS 2007 internal and external URL points to
Ex CAS 2013 internl and external URL points to
I have been using Whatsapp installed in Samsung android phone and I want to transfer the chat history to a new iphone. Kindly advise me how to transfer.

Chat / IM

Instant messaging (IM) is a type of online chat that offers real-time text transmission over the Internet. A LAN messenger operates in a similar way over a local area network. More advanced instant messaging can add file transfer, clickable hyperlinks, Voice over IP, or video chat. Non-IM types of chat include multicast transmission, usually referred to as "chat rooms". Depending on the IM protocol, the technical architecture can be peer-to-peer (direct point-to-point transmission) or client-server (a central server retransmits messages from the sender to the communication device).