You will then be brought to the configuration screen. Share some
files, then click OK. Please note that if you share a lot of files,
it will take mIRC awhile to add them to the database. On a fast
processor, you can expect a wait of about 1 second per 500 files. On
a slow processor this may go down to 1 second per 50 files. In
either case, after you press OK mIRC may freeze. If it does, do not
panic. As many installers say, please wait a moment while
After sharing files you will see the main setup screen.
Go through the tabs and change any settings you see fit (especially
your connection speed).
To perform a search, right click in the channel, go to .GET, and then
Search. Select the type of media you are looking for, enter in a key word,
and press the search button. Within moments, if someone has the files you
are looking for you will see them listed in the new window that will pop
up. To download the file just highlight it and click download (or
double click it). Easy as that