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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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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How do I fix Garry's Mod local network browser?

I have 2 laptops on the same LAN, on the same segment. Both are running the exact same version of Garry's Mod. Neither laptop has a firewall turned on or any anti-virus application installed. If I ...
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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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Can't connect to LAN games

My friend and I normally LAN a lot of games, however lately for some reason he can't see me in any games (ranging as far as Minecraft to Civilization 5) I've tried: Disabling the firewall and even ...
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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 ...
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How to bind steam client to a different IP address?

So I have 2 network cards, and multiple networks (VPN, etc). What I want to do is bind steam client to one of my IPs, and bypass my VPN (because lag). I checked all the steam settings and launching ...
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How do I change my Technic Launcher playername for offline LAN play?

I want to know if you can change the playername used to join servers, so me and my friend can both play a modpack for Technic Launcher using the same account. Is this possible? and if it is, How do I ...
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How much data does SimCity transfer?

I live in an area without cable or DSL, so my home Internet connection is a Verizon LTE modem on a limited data plan. I'd like to get the new SimCity, but I'm concerned about how much data is ...
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Minecraft - Two servers, two subdomains, two ports, don't want to type in :port to connect

I have two minecraft servers, on sub-domains. www.server1.example.com and www.server2.example.com. server1 is port 25565, server2 is port 25566. When users want to connect to a non-default port in ...
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Why don't multiplayer games require you to open router ports anymore?

It used to be the case that you had to open ports on your router to play some multiplayer games. I haven't had to do that in many years -- pretty much every game works online out of the box. What ...
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Using Urban Terror 4.2, how can I connect to a 4.1 server?

I've just downloaded, installed and configured Urban Terror 4.2.009. And I would like to go play on Sexy CTF server 1 which, as far as I know, is a Urban Terror 4.1.1 server. Contrary to what I ...
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Wii U error 103-2001 / 103-2101 when trying to set up wifi

I just got a Wii U and it seems it must not like my router (a Linksys E3000). No other devices seem to have a problem. When I enter the settings in the system menu the connection to the router ...
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How can I get two Xbox 360's to be in “open nat” mode behind the same router?

I have two Xbox 360's, one WiFi and the other wired through the same Linksys E3000 router with DD-WRT (v24-sp2 (04/13/11) std-usb-nas firmware). Mine (the wired one, though hers has been wired in ...
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Is it possible to access your PS3's hard drive over the network?

To bypass the lame external hard drive limitations for the PS3, is there any way one could access the PS3's hard drive over the LAN? Having a media server running on a PC works great in general for ...
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Cause of mysterious PS3 connection drops and lag?

I'm having an interesting problem with my roommate's PS3. It was working relatively fine until I changed the router password. When I attempted to change the network configuration for the PS3 to use ...
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Wireless networking for Xbox 360

I'm moving from a one-story apartment to a two-story apartment and I'd like to place my router on a different floor than my XBox. However, my xbox doesn't have built-in wireless. Rewiring the ...
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Playing Diablo 3 and WoW behind a DD-WRT router

My roommates and I like to play Diablo III and World of Warcraft at the same time, but we experience frequent disconnects. If one of the machines is in the DMZ on the router it doesn't disconnect ...
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How to get Xbox to detect network drive when drive is connected to router?

I am trying to get my Xbox to stream music and videos from a network drive I have set up. I am using a Belkin N600DB Router. I have found a lot of directions on how to connect my Xbox when the drive ...
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How to fix rubber band network lag?

I am playing Saints Row the Third with my friend co-op on PC, using the LAN feature. When playing and say if my friend is driving, there is extreme rubber banding (where the car/objects rubber band ...
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Modern Warfare 3 (MW3) Strict Nat on PS3 and 3G Dongle

I am using a levelone wbr-6800 3g router and a 3g dongle. I am trying to get an open NAT with Mordern Warfare 3 on a ps3. Basically these are the results I get when pinging a server in CA. My problem ...
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Why is my wired Internet connection slow on my PS3?

My ISP connection is 30 meg down and 5 up. My PlayStation 3 is hardwired with cat5e. All of the PlayStation Network ports are configured and forwarded on my router. The test: Go to speakeasy with ...
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Does ping matter much under 30ms?

I play Quake-Live a lot, and hear people claim that they miss or are at a disadvantage because their ping may be 30ms while the person they are playing with will have 20ms. Sometimes it seems even ...
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Friend can’t connect to my Diablo 2 LAN game

When I host the game my friend can’t connect to me. Our IP addresses are 192.168.1.100 and 192.168.1.101. When I run a second instance of Game.exe I can connect myself without any issues. Both ...
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Can I use 4 Xbox 360 consoles in System Link mode on the same wireless network?

I was looking to have a Halo: Reach party with 16 people (4 Xbox 360s) at my house, but in talking to a friend, I became worried when he said he was not able to connect through the (Existing) wireless ...
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What ports need to be opened to play multiplayer reliably?

So I'm trying to configure my firewall to open the right ports needed to play multiplayer. According to Ubisoft's Support page: ...you will need to configure your router or firewall to allow the ...
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Does router speed affect ping?

I currently own a 150mbps router and I am playing to MW3 on PS3 with about <75ms - <100ms ping. Does getting a new 300mbps router make a big difference? Would it reduce my lag?