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Please help, how to find out an IP of a person on IM

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April 23, 2012 3:39:32 AM

Hi guys,
how are you?
Is there a free version of a program that would allow to find out an IP address of a person on an IM (gg, msn messenger and others)? Is there a firewall I could use for this?
what's the best program to try for this?
Thank you so much,
Best wishes,
Michael.




(btw. I tried this http://www.fuglekos.com/ip-grabber/index.html

but it doesn't seem to work...? Have you guys tried this one?
To access image log you need ... file name, folder and password. For file name do I put extension too? and for folder what do i put?...
tried it so many times but no go.
Please help if you can.) Thnx much again.

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April 23, 2012 6:35:30 PM

Give a packet sniffer like Wireshark a shot, but given the proxy nature of IM's (PC to IM Server to PC) it's unlikely you will see it.
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April 23, 2012 6:37:02 PM

Additionally, why do you need to know someone's IP address?
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April 24, 2012 12:42:15 AM

Thank you,
It's a safety/security issue, it seems they are pretending to be someone they are not.
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April 24, 2012 2:41:41 AM

Directions for that site:

Click on Choose File and choose a picture from your computer.
Type a password of your choice and confirm
Type in an email address for notification that they have the IP address.
Click Upload.
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June 3, 2012 1:18:37 PM

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