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Can't play LAN games.

By justinone
Oct 14, 2006
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  1. OK i have an internet connection to my PC. i have shared it with my laptop and now i can go on the internet ect. However i want to play LAN games with my friend but it wont show up on the list. How do i configure it so i can play LAN games with my friend?
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,426   +317

    likely your firewall is blocking the ports required.

    assuming you're hosting the game on your system, you need to find which
    ports are being used; then ALLOW in/out on those ports.

    your game doc should have that info for you.
     
  3. smu122

    smu122 TS Rookie Posts: 70

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