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After connecting to any server, after a while (10 seconds to 5 minutes), I get disconnected with the message: "Connection to the server was lost." Any idea how to prevent this?

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become your own isp? –  Ender Apr 14 '13 at 13:09
    
What is your ping on the server(s) you are trying to play on? There's only a couple of major 2142 servers left and they tend to be in the US. So for someone like me in Europe I tend to have to play with 140ms ping rather than 50 I can expect in other games. –  tombull89 Apr 14 '13 at 13:35
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Is your punkbuster up to date? –  Sigh Apr 14 '13 at 13:45
    
As Sigh mentioned above - I know punkbuster would always be a [dare I say] punk! It used to kick me with extremely vague error codes. Check your punkbuster is valid or try playing on a server that doesnt have punkbuster enabled (for testing purposes). –  Zero Stack Apr 14 '13 at 14:02
    
@tom: My ping isn't that high usually (below 80), but I am in Europe as well, so that might explain it. –  Protector one Apr 14 '13 at 15:16
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