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Old 11-09-2006, 11:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi does anyone know where to get free network games? iv ebeen trying to set up virtual sailor with my laptop, i host it on the main computer but ot wont connect has anyone got any ideas? we're using a router, i know its working as i can see it on my pc?

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Old 11-09-2006, 11:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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is it a downloaded game or browser based?

if its downloaded make sure it is allowed through your software firewall.

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Old 11-09-2006, 12:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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can you access files ok on each computer from the other? Have you checked windows firewall to make sure there are allow rules for the game?

Are you using simple file sharing? have you set or changed any of the local/group policies?
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Old 11-09-2006, 01:18 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hi i downloaded it but purchased it from the net.

i have 2 comps both connected via ethernet/wireless to the router
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