Freeserve have introduced a similiar launcher and for apparently the same reasons as Breathe. I spoke to the help line and was told I MUST use it. I was a bit unsure as to whether this is some form of spyware due to their insistence that I had to use it. However a search in Google gave me site that listed all the phone numbers that would work for Freeserve. They had done this be examining the 'exe' and 'ins' files in a text editor. Since then (2 weeks ago) I've had no problem connecting. Maybe someone could do a similar thing with the Breathe Launcher or there may be something already on the net.