Networking covers topics that involve connectivity between 2 devices - typically 2 computers or consoles (LAN). It also covers connectivity between a device and the internet at large.

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How can I minimise ping time when streaming to Twitch via OBS?

The last time I tried streaming, my ping for League of Legends would jump from ~34 to 60-180. I have since upgraded both my service, router, and modem to newest models, and constructed a new computer. ...
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Playing Mineplex from one IP address with two different accounts

We are trying to play on Mineplex from one public IP addres under 2 different Minecraft accounts from two different PCs behing home router. Still after many tries, sugestions form this question, ...
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PS4 not connecting to a bridged modem

I'm trying to bridge (IP Pass Through) my PS4 to give it direct access to the internet and by pass the router which would increase my NAT type. My modem+router is Huawei E5172, it's wireless and uses ...
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Configure a local server for LAN play without access to the router?

My classmates and I from university want to create a server just for ourselves (Counter Strike for example, but no preference). The thing is because we are at university we don't have access to the ...
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Is it possible to achieve open NAT (Type 1) on my PS4?

I have the Huawei B5142 device from my carrier. This device is the source of internet connection to my home's router. My PS4 is wirelessly connected directly to the Huawei device, bypassing my router. ...
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Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Android app stopped connecting to PC version running on Windows 10

After a recent beta update via Steam, the pip boy app (on Android) stopped working. It is able to detect my PC, and initially says 'success', then immediately says connection error. It used to work ...
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Would powerline networking be suitable for Steam link?

Some weeks ago I was interested in purchasing a steam-link module, I was curious how they planed to transfer the pre-calculated data to my living room without notable performance loss (delay). After ...
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can i boost my network on ps4 for share play? [closed]

I have a good and fast internet only for the ps4 share play then its low. I have connect my ps4 with cable to the router
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How to play minecraft with friends without using LAN (Hamachi is too slow) [duplicate]

So I have some friends who want to play minecraft with me. The thing is we don't want to play on servers, as others may interrupt. So is there a way for me to play minecraft with my friends without ...
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How can I fix my 'Strict Nat' with airport express in 'Double NAT mode'?

I just recently moved. At my new apartment complex, while on Xbox 360 Live I'm unable to join friends to play games with them. I get an error: Your setting STRICT NAT is the least compatible I ...
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Sometimes enemy bleeds but no damage is done

When I play multi-player source game sometimes I have situation that I can see blood from hit but my opponent still has 100%HP. It is especially visible in CS:GO and DayOfDefeat. Why this happens?
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SRCDS not receiving connections on the public web

My Garry's Mod Source DS can connect over LAN, but not externally. Ports 27015-27016 are opened and directed towards the machine running it. I can telnet into it and canyouseeme can see it running, ...
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Unable to connect to friend's LAN server [duplicate]

I am unable to connect to my friend's LAN server, on the Technic launcher mod pack, "Vivacity". When he puts it up, I can't even see it in my server menu. This has also been an issue when trying to ...
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Sometimes can't connect to server

I have a server hosted locally on my PC and both I and my wife can usually connect to it just fine, but sometimes, after we close the game and leave the server on, later neither of us can join it ...
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How can I connect to the same server in Agar.io? [duplicate]

Choose any server Right click - Inspect element (or press f12) Click console From console copy the websocket ip -> 'ws://x.x.x.x/x' write connect("ws://x.x.x.x/x") example: ...
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Settlers IV LAN network interface

The rule of a thumb, when running an old game on LAN, is to push desired lan interface on top of "Connections" in advanced settings (Windows vista and higher). However this doesn't seem to work in the ...
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Control Games running on Windows over network (and use ESC key)

I have one (Windows 8.1) PC set up for gaming only, and I can control that for the most part using VNC from Linux. The problem is however that controling the mouse in games (Tested using Dragon Age: ...
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What's the difference between lag and jitter?

I've noticed nowadays that games (and people) only use the term 'lag'. Except, while playing BZFlag, I've noticed there's two notifications for latency (the proper term 'lag'); "Your jitter is too ...
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“Failed to Bind Port” Minecraft Server

I started a local Minecraft server on my Windows XP computer, but didn't shut it down correctly once finished by using the stop command. Now when it starts up, it says "Failed to bind port 25565. ...
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Odd internet problem with PS4

So I'm having an issue that when my PS4 is up and running, I am unable to access the internet on any of the computers on my home network. This problem just started occuring when I was experimenting ...
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I can't connect to a friend's Minecraft server, but none of the usual culprits seem to be the problem

I'm trying to connect to a friend's Minecraft server, but I'm not able to do so. We've double-checked the usual culprits brought up in most Minecraft server tutorials, but we're still not having any ...
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Don't Starve Together LAN MP

So, I am playing Don't Starve Together in offline mode, and I would like to play with my friends at our LAN parties. The problem is that the server I host won't show up. What I tried: Hamachi Show ...
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Network problem EA games

Last weekend I bought Red Alert 3 on steam with the intention to play it with a friend. I know the official servers are down, but it should be possible to play it via hamachi or other lan software. ...
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Xbox 360 ports are blocked

I have a Xbox 360, and live in a sports center. The owner of the house have blocked the ports that I need to use, when I want to play online with my Xbox. Is there some way that I can play online? It ...
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What ports does Clash of Clans use?

The wifi at my office blocks Clash of Clans. They're usually pretty open to unblocking applications but I need to know what ports CoC uses.
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Minecraft LAN Part Tournment

Recently i was helping out at i52 and saw the minecraft hunger games tournament on LAN, I was wondering if you had an idea how they did the following things: Setup the PC Networking through local ...
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Using Wii U on wireless network with username and password

I just moved into college, and the wireless network on campus requires a username and password. When I tried connecting my Wii U to the network, there was no field for username. Am I unable to connect ...
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What are the ports used by Magicka Wizards War?

I'm playing behind a proxy and would like to know which ports to open in order to be able to play Magicka Wizards War (and not Magicka).
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Internet functions appears disabled when game starts in the Atelier Plus games

On both Atelier Totori Plus and Atelier Mururu Plus, when the games boot, there's a system message stating that Internet/Network features were disabled. The games itself does not have any online ...
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Is to possible to play Roadrash multiplayer (mano-a-mano)?

I tired to play this good old game with my friends which are located in different places via network gaming ("Mano A Mano mode") But I couldn't connect it by using TCP / IP and IPX options also. I ...
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I can't connect to my friends servers and my friend can't connect to my servers?

It has happened to some games (CS:GO, Garry's Mod, Age of Empires 3, maybe some others that I haven't tried). My friend just can't connect to my hosted games and I can't connect to his, but with other ...
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Issues with LAN Minecraft [duplicate]

So, I've been trying to set up a game over LAN with my brother. We're both running our own accounts, both on the same network, using Update 1.6.4. However, I'm running on Linux Mint while he's running ...
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How can I recover a disconnected Warcraft 3 multiplayer game?

When playing Warcraft 3 multiplayer maps, there exists the option to save the game. The caution is given that only the original players are able to rejoin the map. I have discovered that a map saved ...
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What can cause internet Lag Spikes while streaming League of Legends?

Recently, I got kind of a lot lag spikes while using some internet programs at the same time. Now since I'd consider my connection speed as pretty good (10mbit up/100mbit down) and the problems are ...
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Does Minecraft need to unpack its launcher on every launch?

I'm running Minecraft in a lab environment, with everyone's AppData on a network share. Minecraft (1.7.4, and launcher 1.3.9, currently, on XP) runs fine, but one part of the launching process seems ...
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Web browser can access webpages but games can't access servers that are not in my LAN [closed]

The title tells everything: I can access websites using the browser, connect to servers within my LAN network, but I can't connect to servers that are not connected to my router. I use: ...
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Unable to connect to local server on Minecraft PE

I'm unable to connect my Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HD on Minecraft PE v0.8.1 alpha. Both devices are connected to the same network and are running the same version of Minecraft PE. The problem ...
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Slow PS4 internet speed on wired and wireless networks?

I have a 50Mbps connection from my ISP. My laptops, Xbox360, mobile phones, etc. get around 30-40Mbps download speed. However, the PS4 only gets a mere 2-4Mbps. I thought that there is a mistake where ...
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Unable to join game using WiFi connection?

My brothers and I have three devices running Android; a Motorola XT980, an Alcatel Touch and a tablet, connected via WiFi. We all run Minecraft PE v0.8.0 and have no problems joining games with any ...
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I am trying to run the Raptr Desktop app under a proxy using a batch file

I found a batch file that works for launching Minecraft under my proxy it is: java -Dhttp.proxyHost=localhost -Dhttp.proxyPort=80 -Dhttps.proxyHost=localhost -Dhttps.proxyPort=443 ...
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How can I watch 3DS Nintendo Video from another country?

I have an American 3DS, but I now live in Germany. The stupid media-licensing pillowfights are ruining my day, again. I just found out a bunch of great content is coming to Nintendo Video, and as ...
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BL2 LAN coop doesn't work on PS3

I've been trying to find the answer to this problem for weeks with no luck. Every time a friend of mine and I try to play BL2 together from the same LAN ends in failure. It doesn't seem to matter if ...
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How can I resolve a 3DS networking issue?

I can't seem to connect my pokemon x game to my network, even though I have tried using both my guest network and my secure network. Both of them are WPA secured (I believe, I can't check right now, ...
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If I enable local play, will it disable internet?

On my 3ds, if I am playing with someone locally, I don't see the internet. Does this mean I have disabled it?
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Strict NAT in Torchlight 2 & Dead Space 3

In both Torchlight 2 and Dead Space 3 I get the message "Strict NAT Detected". I can play online in Torchlight 2 but it's slow. Dead Space 3 can't connect to other players at all. I've forwarded the ...
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PS Vita Internet Connection not connecting

My PS Vita finds every network connection access points, but mine! How can this be fixed. It can't see mine at all. Even when I manually add my router to the access points list on my PS Vita, still ...
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How to join a LAN / IPX game on Diablo 1?

Recently some of my friends and I grew nostalgic about the original Diablo and realized we've never truly tried the multiplayer aspect of that game. So we set up a modern VPN LAN solution via tuungle ...
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Which ephemeral & remote ports do Steam & Valve games use? [closed]

I need to know exactly which ports are ephemeral and which are remote so that I can create QoS rules. This page doesn't state which are ephemeral and which are remote. I believe UDP 27000-27015 are ...
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Battlefield 3 Network Problems (Lag)

So a few weeks ago, I was playing BF3 as usual when everything suddenly stopped moving, everything froze and the game was shut down. I also got a blank error message on Battlelog which did not help ...
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Can my friend and I use my (singular) save game on the LAN?

My friend and I started playing BL2 in a LAN centre this evening for a bit of fun. We got some way into it, then his machine restarted, which meant his save game was lost (as the LAN centre machines ...