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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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Why does the boot-up screen for Cruis'n USA (arcade version) display this strange text?

When I tried this classic arcade game in an emulator and watched it boot up, I was very puzzled by the text I saw on the screen: It talks about "DOWNLOADING TEXTURES", "LINK PAL", ...
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How can I play Minecraft through a SOCKS5 proxy server on Linux?

The title explains most of it: I have been searching around regarding this question and have searched places like: Run Minecraft with proxy on Linux, How can I play Minecraft through a proxy server? ...
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How to do PS4 local coop in Terraria?

Could anyone explain to me how to play local co-op on PS4 in Terraria? I've tried everything and it won't work. My account (US) and my son's account (BR) are logged into the same PS4. I bought the ...
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How do I transfer files from my Steam Deck to a PC without leaving gaming mode?

I have various screenshots and emulator save files on my Steam Deck that I want to transfer to my desktop. My current solution is to use Warpinator, but it requires me to close the game I'm playing ...
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Find out why I am getting network-Wifi Lag on TF2?

I have been playing TF2 over wifi on my pc for years without problems with a very low ping. Recently, I started getting lag spikes with the game showing the red "timeout countdown in 30 seconds&...
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Ping spikes into the thousands in only roblox

My ping has been spiking in Roblox for about a month now and it's just unplayable. For some context I have ethernet and this just happened out of nowhere. Things I've tried. Factor reset pc, reset ...
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Fixing LAN play issues in Minecraft: Java Edition

I've done everything as it says to set up LAN play, but the connection keeps either timing out or immediately saying "Disconnected" upon successful connection. I really do not know what to ...
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My friend can connect to my minecraft java server, but I can't [closed]

Background: I have started a Minecraft server on my old laptop and leave it on in the back of my office. I have been able to connect to it while on the same network from my main laptop using the old ...
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Can 4 player play CoD: Infinite Warfare in 2 consoles local play?

I want to know that with two PS4 we can play offline Zombie via connecting both in the same wifi like Black Ops 3 does.
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LAN problem with Age of Empires and Company of Heroes

Recently, I have had trouble connecting two laptops on the same Wi-Fi hotspot to play a local game of the original Age of Empires 3. I have been able for some time to use it with no problem in the ...
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Why do all "QuakeWorld" servers seem to cause QuakeWorld to crash?

I want to play Quake online, and have it be just like when I last played it in 1999. Well, except the few weeks I've recently been playing it in the form of a modern client, but I don't like at all ...
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Bandwidth needed for playing CSGO with a stable ping?

I am on a 2.6 Mbps (sometimes it goes as high as 3.0 Mpbs) ADSL connection. And no I cannot currently upgrade to anything better unfortunately. So I have been trying to play CSGO on this connection ...
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Minecraft server can't connect from WAN

I've had a Minecraft server for a while now, and somewhat recently (I don't play often enough to pin it to a specific week) it is impossible to connect from a WAN address. I've run out of ideas on how ...
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L4D2: Listen (local) server vs Dedicated server

So I've been trying for more than two weeks to run a L4D2 Dedicated Server. However, no one but me can connect to it. I did port forwarding, enabled DMZ and allowed from port 26900 to 27050 on my ...
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How to fix Assassins Creed from pinging dead servers/how to "reroute" the IP addresses of those servers?

Apparently the game pings these IP Addresses: 216.98.48.18 216.98.48.53 216.98.48.57 216.98.48.133 216.98.48.134 Is there a way to make the game think that these IP addresses are alive? such as when ...
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Minecraft Java 1.17.1 Server Times Out Players Who Join Second or Teleport

The server is the vanilla 1.17.1 Minecraft Java server for Windows. The first player to join is always able to connect. However, any other player who joins when someone else is already playing has a ...
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My Xbox 360-to-Home Network connection keeps failing

My Xbox 360-to-Home Network connection keeps failing. I've reset the network settings to factory defaults numerous times, I've set my IP and DNS Settings from Automatic to Manual and vice-versa, and ...
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Why can I not connect to my Bedrock server from outside?

I have a Bedrock dedicated server set up in my home NAS, and I can access it just fine on my local network (LAN). I've forwarded ports 19131-19133 through my router to the NAS, and I was able to get a ...
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How to play my own Bedrock Server on PlayStation without PS plus

I have a Minecraft Bedrock Server running on a spare computer that sits in my living room connected to my local network. I can see the server in LAN games on my PS4 (which is on the same local network ...
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io.netty.channel.abstractchannel$annotatedconnectexception on Linux Minecraft Server [duplicate]

There are numerous threads on this same issue, which I know because I've read a lot of them, but nothing's worked so far. I had a Debian modded Minecraft server that ran fine apart from a horrendous ...
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Unable to Join Minecraft LAN server [Java 1.17.1] [duplicate]

I've been trying to connect to my little brother's LAN world so we can play without having to start fresh. I know it's likely a firewall issue on his computer's side because he can join me without ...
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Playstation 5 Network Issues with Store and Now

I have a launch Playstation 5 and when connected to wireless, or wired, it randomly cannot access anything on the store or Now. In so far as I can tell other things work and if you go to the network ...
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Rainbow Six Siege ping becames to high when I enter multiplayer (PC)

Ok, I'll try to be very descriptive and, also, short. My ISP uses CGNAT. If a launch a default R6 game, it put me in South Asia servers (ping 20ms), but I live in South America. If I enter a ...
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Problems with setting up my minecraft server via external IP

I tried various of things already, I wanted to make my server using my internet, but I couldn't get my friend to join it. I gave him my external IP and with or without putting port at the end worked. ...
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How do I align the version numbers of my Epic and Steam versions so I can play together?

How do I align the version numbers of my Epic and Steam versions so I can play together? The Epic Games version is BORDERLANDSTPS-2.0.0 The Steam version is BORDERLANDSTPS-1.0.7... I've seen a ...
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How do you check someone's connection in Minecraft?

I was having a meetup with my friends, and one of them kept on saying that they were lagging, and left the game, but I'm not convinced, because they literally used that excuse to play Bedwars on ...
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Port Forwarding my Minecraft Server not working with external IP

I've started up a Minecraft server inside of VMWare on my laptop, the guest OS is Ubuntu Host OS: Windows 10 (Version 20H2 OS Build 19042.867) Guest: Ubuntu Program: Minecraft 1.15 Java: OpenJDK 8 ...
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Minecraft Server Connection Refused (process running on 25565 detected)

First of all, the grammar may be strange because I used a translator a little because I am not good at English. My Minecraft server(vanilla server) is installed and running on my laptop. I did a test ...
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Why does ping get higher if the server is in a different region? [duplicate]

I love playing Minecraft servers on my phone, but it usually baffles me that when I want to play my most favorite server, CubeCraft, has higher ping than the rest of the servers. Now, to put it simply,...
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Minecraft local server: World doesn't load

I played on a private Minecraft Server downloaded directly from minecraft.net with my friend on local LAN. This worked perfectly. But when I try to join the server over the internet, I see the server ...
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Why did I always disconnect from Minecraft Server although my Internet is in good condition?

Here are the issues: I continuously get disconnected from the Minecraft server although my Internet is in good condition. I use a laptop and not using an adapter such as ethernet, Pardon me if I'm ...
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How to make Nintendo Switch work with any USB-LAN Adapter with the AX88179 chipset?

DISCLAIMER I don't know if this is the right community, if not please move it to the right. I am not an expert, but I will give my best to provide necessary information. I am just curious whats going ...
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Minecraft server 25565 Refusing connection

Here are the server properties: #Minecraft server properties #Mon Jan 11 19:37:17 UTC 2021 generator-settings=biomesoplenty op-permission-level=4 allow-nether=true level-name=world enable-query=false ...
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Unable to connect to authserver.mojang.com [duplicate]

I recently got Minecraft to join a server with my friends, however, I kept getting the failed to login the authentication are currently down for maintenance error. I later realised this to be to due ...
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Unable to Join Minecraft Server I Host When Using Domain Name, but can Still Join When Using the IP

Issue/Background I host a Minecraft server from a home machine. Recently I decided to open it up to the public, but to protect my private IP address (and to give the server a static IP) I set up a ...
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FORTNITE: Always a connection error on the first try

Whenever I play FORTNITE (Battle Royale), it fails to join a game on the first try. On the second try, it succeeds. I get to the load screen, and the progress bar doesn't move. Finally, after a ...
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Is it strictly because of latency that the cloud computing revolution hasn't made it all the way to games yet? [closed]

There are a number of Stack Exchange sites where this might potentially be applicable, and I'm not sure which one to pick really. I was just looking at this answer concerning the essence of cloud ...
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Is there any way to continue in a Ticket to Ride LAN game that's gotten out of sync?

We've had this scenario play out a few times lately: When playing a game of Ticket to Ride on our local network, player A accidentally disconnects. After player A has disconnected, but before the ...
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Ping spikes when starting a livestream (Discord/Twitch) [closed]

In the past I used to be able to stream at 720p 6k bitrate max quality without issues, at a stable ping between about 40 and 46 milliseconds. Now, to clarify I don't have wired internet. I'm using a ...
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Two Bedrock severs on the same local network, access via Friends on PS4 [duplicate]

I’ve got two Minecraft servers running in a Docker. Each server runs on a different port: Bedrock_Server_1 on default port 19132 and the Bedrock_Server_2 on non-standard port 19140. I can access them ...
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Warframe: Strict NAT Detected

I have a problem, when the game is asking me to forward ports 9950 - 4955 to my local IP. The problem is, I do not use those ports any more, another person on my network uses it. I have moved to ...
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Friends unable to connect to Minecraft Server: Connection Refused [duplicate]

I am creating a modded forge minecraft server v 1.12.2, but my friend on a different network than mine cannot join. Here is the error he gets: io.netty.channel.abstractchannel$...
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Does Red Alert 2 support TCP?

The original Red Alert 2 did not support networked multiplayer over TCP/IP and instead used IPX. Does the current RA2 offering on EA's Origin the as part "C&C The Ultimate Collection" support ...
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Can't connect to ONE Minecraft server but to others I can

For at least a couple of years now I get SUPER strange behavior in Minecraft. I can connect freely to 99.9% of servers and play them without any issues and with a fast connection. Every time I or ...
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How can I link 3 PS4s together using a switch with no internet?

I'm trying to set up a LAN party for my family on three PS4 systems, using an unmanaged lan switch and three Ethernet cables. There should be no internet connection. We're trying to play COD WW2 Nazi ...
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How to solve C&C Zero Hour LAN connection issues?

I want to play C&C Generals Zero hour with my brother through a direct connection between a desktop PC and a lap top. The connection establishes without any problem until the game starts. then my ...
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Connection problem when trying to play Steep online

I have the game Steep which I got while a promotion made it free to install for a limited time and to keep it permanently. I have played other games online without any problems including on Steam ...
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Why does the Nintendo Switch only work with USB-LAN Adapters with the AX88179 chipset?

I consider myself to have decent knowledge of networking fundamentals, but I have no clue what the role of chipsets in LAN Adapters is. I can see that they probably run a small process that converts ...
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Is there any benefit to having "NAT Type 1" (aka no NAT and publicly-routable IP) on a PlayStation?

I've just got myself a new PS4 and am wondering whether there's any benefit to giving it its own public IP address and getting "NAT Type 1" over a private IP behind a NAT (with ports forwarded by UPnP)...
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How do I connect to a server using IPv6 in Minecraft?

My Internet connection doesn't have its own dedicated IPv4 address. I've port forwarded my Ubuntu computer to the DMZ, which I know is working because I have Apache installed and the web server is ...
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