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Kathryn A. Graham wrote:
> Thanks so much to Luke and others for your response!  I am attempting to
> implement Frost as I type this, and I got a good laugh over "sending IP
> address to the NSA."  I tried Freetalk as well, with the same result as
> FMS.  No captchas downloaded no matter what I did.  As you can tell by
> the delay in my answering your message, I tried it for a couple of
> days.  I think it is safe to say that no captchas were *going* to
> download, which concerns me.  There is evidently something in my
> configuration that is preventing me from using Web of Trust, although I
> can't figure out what it is.
> I have forwarded ports 11231, 57881, 9481 through my router and opened
> them through my firewall (Zone Alarm Pro) as well.  I have confirmed
> that Windows Firewall is *not* running.  I have also rebooted several
> times. <g>  If there is something else I should check, I would
> appreciate learning about it.  My Windows version is XP Pro, latest
> updates and service packs.
> I've just minimized this message and noticed that Frost is hung at about
> 2/3 in its starting sequence.  I am now going to go drink a large cup of
> hemlock.  <sigh>
> A few moments later, it wants me to check my node is running - but it
> says it will start anyway.  Node is definitely running.  I have
> confirmed that the service is running, and through the web interface, I
> can see that I am connected to one friend and 11 strangers.  Now Frost
> is using about 55 percent of my CPU and doing nothing that I can see,
> but the splash screen has finally gone away.  
> An hour later - my HD is being accessed like crazy, but still no sign of
> any application.  I'm clearly going to have to reboot.
> Terribly, terribly frustrating.  And the guy that maintains the active
> links page wants new sites announced in FMS, so even if I do get Frost
> working, somehow I still have to get Web of Trust stuff working also. 
> I'm about to throw up my hands and give up.  Not worth it.  Damned
> shame, too - I'd already created a flog and an active link - needed only
> to write first blog entry and get it up there.  Grrrrr. 
> Please - any help greatly appreciated.
> Kate

One more thing, if your node is on the different machine than the Frost, (which
would be the case if you had to forward port 9481) then you have to tell the
frost where to find the node before starting it. Look for 'config' directory
wherever frost is, and edit the file 'frost.ini' (when frost is not running) you
should have a line like:

You need to change to the ip address of where your node is.

Of course this is assuming that your node is at the different machine than 

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