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Friday, November 10, 2006

Instructions for installng Psi (Murdoch)

Download Psi software

  1. Go to
  2. Select Windows 98/2000/XP Installer (3 MB) .
  3. Select the mirror site Sydney, Australia.
  4. Follow the prompts, accepting the on screen defaults, and save to a temporary drive on your computer. (for example, c://temp)

Installing Psi software

  1. Open the folder you saved the software to (for example, c://temp)
  2. Click on the file psi-0.10-win-setup.exe
  3. Click on “Run”
  4. Install to the default location, C:\Program files\Psi
  5. Once the installation is complete, click “Finish”.
    Psi should then open on your screen. If it doesn’t, open using the Psi icon on your desktop.

Setting up your Jabber Account

  1. Using the dropdown menu on the bottom left of the screen, Go to Account Setup.
  2. Click on the “Add” button
  3. Give your account a name (for example, you own name). Make sure the box for “Register new account” is not ticked. Click on Add.
  4. Enter your Jabber ID in the account section. This will be in the format firstname and surname Initial followed by For example,
  5. Enter the default password onl1n3l1b
    You can change this later to an individual password.
  6. Click on Save, and Close.
  7. On the Psi screen, change your status to Online (at the bottom right of the screen). You should now see a list of Murdoch names.


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