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With the official release of LJ-Talk, I'm reminded of why I gave up bothering with it before. Having multiple chat clients is just annoying. So I'm wondering if anyone knows of any IM client that meets my requirements:

Must run on Windows XP.
Must be able to speak AIM and Jabber. Should preferably do ICQ, MSN and Y!M as well.
Must be free (as in beer).
Must be able to have chat sessions with multiple people in tabs within a single window.
Must be easily configurable (which basically means "not gaim", which I'm sure is wonderful and all, but I surely cannot be mithered spending hours faffing around with GTK).
Should preferably be able to reconnect me automatically if I disconnect.
Should preferably be able to deal with direct file transfer; need not do any other bloat and whistles that come in IM programs (other than sending of messages, naturally).
Should preferably be able to log messages for me automatically.
Should preferably be able to understand UTF8.
Should preferably give me the option to turn off any annoying "features" like graphical smileys or audio alerts.

Anyone know if such a beast exists?

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I use Psi. I tried Trillian, but I didn't like it because of all the feature bloat -- although you could turn off annoying features, I didn't like the fact it took a fair amount of my computer memory to run anyway. Psi is light.

Must run on Windows XP. -- Check
Must be able to speak AIM and Jabber. Should preferably do ICQ, MSN and Y!M as well. -- Check
Must be free (as in beer). -- Check
Must be able to have chat sessions with multiple people in tabs within a single window. -- No tabs, I don't think so.
Must be easily configurable (which basically means "not gaim", which I'm sure is wonderful and all, but I surely cannot be mithered spending hours faffing around with GTK). -- Check, I guess
Should preferably be able to reconnect me automatically if I disconnect. -- Nope :(
Should preferably be able to deal with direct file transfer; need not do any other bloat and whistles that come in IM programs (other than sending of messages, naturally). -- Check
Should preferably be able to log messages for me automatically. -- Check.
Should preferably be able to understand UTF8. -- Check! Provided the service you send UTF-8 to understands it. I've had problems with AIM (or something else), but when I use GoogleTalk with Psi it works like a charm ;)
Should preferably give me the option to turn off any annoying "features" like graphical smileys or audio alerts. -- Check. In fact, I think they are off by default, but if you wanted them could turn them on.

http://www.miranda-im.org/about/

I saw a link to it from portable apps, and it seems to have the functions you want,but the page isn't 100% clear. It supports more protocals than I've heard of, which isn't that impressive but still.

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