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#1 Guest_Eldarfleet|SF_*

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 01:44 PM

I think it was ever since we got this virus my DSL connection hasen't been that good and I cant host games anymore :(

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Posted 03 August 2006 - 11:33 PM

O rly?

Try turning your firewall off and see if you can host a game then. Also, reset your modem by turning it off and then unplugging it, waiting 45 seconds then plugging it back in and turning it on. That speeds me up most of the time.
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Posted 05 August 2006 - 10:14 PM

You *need* a firewall while running DSL. Having DSL is like saying to the hacking world, "COME FUCK MY COMPUTER PLEASE!!!". Get zonealarm www.zonelabs.com or use the windows one thats built into XP SP 2 (not what I use). Get some free meds, Grisoft Free is pretty decent, of course spybot and ad-aware are all great tools to start with. If the infection is really nasty, go see a professional.
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Posted 05 August 2006 - 10:50 PM

I dont run AV or a firewall, and my computer and server are on more then anyother piece of electronic equipment in my house.
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Posted 20 August 2006 - 09:02 AM

Yeah I'm allways sitting behind a fire wall but it isn't that good :(
Yet it still dosen't answer why I can't host games any more.

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Posted 20 August 2006 - 05:58 PM

Before you log into WON, check the box for "behind firewall". Then you *should* be able to host...
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Posted 21 August 2006 - 12:38 PM

yeah it's allways on cause we don't like it when our computer gets sick




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