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Age of Empires 3 : I am encountering connectivity issues...

Age of Empires 3 : I am encountering connectivity issues... help

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Starting in patch 1.05 we changed the way our game handles invisible players in the game setup window. These changes were to address the issue where players would immediately go Out of Sync at the start of a game. Instead of letting an invisible player join a game room we are preventing the invisible players from joining any games that they might cause to go Out of Sync. These changes will only prevent these players from joining games that they would be invisible in, all other games they can join without any issue. We hope that this will help with some of the early Out of Sync errors that players are experiencing.

If you encounter any of the above error messages then most likely there is a conflict with age3 and a router setting. The following are some suggestions that have helped others: Note, if you need assistance configuring your router please refer to your router manufacturers technical support department. Power Cycle your network hardware: Turn off your modem, router, and computer. Wait a few minutes then turn them back on one at a time in the listed order. Some routers need to be power cycled to except new versions of software such as Age of Empires 3 Verify your Firewall or internet security software is allowing AGe3 to pass through Disable your Firewall or internet security software temporarily while you test connecting to the game. Upgrade your firmware on your router and your network card Toggle UPnP (If you have UPnP on, try turning it off and if you have UPnP off, try turning it on. Turn on DMZ, if its off Turn off DMZ, if on Port forward UDP and TCP/IP ports 2300-2310 to your machine. If that range does not work try expanding it to cover ports 2300-2340, or try using the OverridePort command listed below. Some routers have a Gaming Mode. Be sure to enable that option if your router supports this feature. If your router has logging turned on make sure to clean off your logs or restart logging before playing Age of Empires 3 Change your computers IP on your router. Example: if your computer sits at change it to

• We hope you find these suggestions helpful, please use caution when making changes to your router or computer, if you are in any doubt, your hardware manufacturers technical support department would be the next best place to seek help or advice.

• Online support is also available through our online forums. To visit support click on Support from the main menu or click here.

Submitted : Tue, 07 Nov 2006 at 23:21:33
Last Modified : Tue, 12 Oct 2010 at 21:58:33

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