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Online Game "Problem"

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#1 onlinegamer101


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Posted 28 February 2005 - 11:35 AM

I am trying to acces a Massively Multiplayer Online Rpg which I play, Tibia, at my school. I do not know what kind of connection the school runs on, but it is networked on many computers, obviously.

I believe the problem is that something is blocking acces to the port 7171, which is required to access the game.

All that the homepage says is required is --

For the Windows Version you need:
Windows 95/98/ME/XP/2000
DirectX version 5.0 or later
15 MB free space on your hard disk
A connection to the internet via Windows Sockets

Now, we are allowed to download anything to the C drive, we run on Windows XP, and I dl'ed DirectX 9. So, I guess the problem is my internet connection.

Does anyone know how/if I can/could unblock the access to that 7171 port?

Any suggestions? Im willing to try anything.

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#2 paperghost


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Posted 28 February 2005 - 04:38 PM

First question is, are you actually allowed to play games on the school computers? All sounds a touch dicey to me.

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Posted 01 March 2005 - 12:57 AM

It may be school policy that certain ports are blocked. Check with your school system administrator about both whether you are allowed to play on-line games using the school computers, and whether the port can be unblocked. Chances are that the answer is "no" to both.
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