When running a Freelancer server and client on the same machine, the attempt of trying to connect results in a "takes longer than usual"-ish message that never vanishes. Firewall settings are fine and I also tried launching both server and client in compatibility modes to no avail.

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Things go horribly wrong when IPv6 is available. You have to disable it for all local network interfaces, including virtual ones like the ones from VMWare.

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