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Bad connection playing games

Discussion in 'Games' started by rG-Tiger, Jan 21, 2009.

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  1. rG-Tiger

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    I play the game Call of duty 4 quite alot lately i havnt been able to play because of my internet seems to be running slowly. However i have run a test and it says it is running at 6.8mb does anyone know how i can speed up my internet?
     
  2. Jason08

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    You may need to open ports.
    What is the manufacturer and model number of your modem and router?
     
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    thanks for the info to be honest with you i dont now how to open ports but the make of my router/modem is Guru
    Thanks for your efforts
     
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    Go to start>programs>accessories>command prompt. Type in ipconfig, and take note of the IP address that is listed just above the subnet mask. Then go to www.portforward.com. Are the 2 IP addresses the same or different?
    If they are different, try putting the address for the default gateway from ipconfig in the web browser. What screen do you see?
     
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    Although your instructions were very easy to follow i didnt know what you meant when you said put it in the web browser sorry if this is frustatrating but do you mean just in as a URL or in google or what?
     
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    Yes, just as you would type 'google.com', just type the default gateway number in, and that might take you to a page.
    Do you know the model number of the router?
     
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    no sorry i do not know the model number. ill try the ip now
     
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    The ip took me to the home page of the guru website the make of my router. what do you suggest from here?
     
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    Can you post a screenshot of the page?
     
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    Or if you don't want to post a screenshot do you see a page that says virtual server or port forwarding?
     
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    Yes i am in the virtual server page
     
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    Do you see boxes for the name, protocol, port number, and IP address?
     
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    Not sure if you're stuck, but if from a command prompt (typing in there ipconfig) it says DHCP enabled yes, and if you see your computer listed in the router's LAN computers page, then set the DHCP lease time in the router to 7 days, or 10,080 minutes.
    Enter in your computer's IP address, and the port numbers for COD, then click apply.
     
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    Is it now working?
     
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    I would say it is the ports. Sorry if you've already solved it or something, I didn't read any other posts.
     
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