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Old 09-13-2008, 01:28 AM   #1
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Default Cant host ANY Games?!?!

Im going to a LAN party in a month or two so im trying some games we can play,and no matter what game i try,im getting some strange hosting issues!

My network...

PC1-------------\
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PC2------------- |---------->Router<-----------Internet
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PC3-------------/

PC1:Xp Sp2:Wifi
PC2:Xp Sp2:Ethernet
PC3:Vista Home Premium:Ethernet

Now none of them will ping to each other,and i can only host games from PC3.If i try to host from the other computer,none of the computers can see the game or if they can,they cant connect due to timout issues (or Server not responding).

Also,if i view the network in explorer all 3 computers come up ONLY if all 3 computers are on and connected.If i disconnect PC3,none of the computers will show up at all until i reconnect PC3 and restart them all....


Anyhelp would be GREATLY Appreciated
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are they on the same work group?
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Old 09-13-2008, 07:43 PM   #3
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Yep.
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give us your router and the model (and the rev if it has one)
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I have a netgear DG834G,Latest firmware.i have tried resetting it too
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Are all of the computers set to use DHCP?
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Yep.

I have also tried Static aswell
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oooooo i dont know alot about netgear routers but im thinking thats your problem. how old is it?
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About 4 months old?
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thats the only thing i can think of being your problem being you cant ping each other
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