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#75121 - 13/03/04 09:01 PM Connection time out - cannot connect
RedDevil_ Offline
Self-satisified door

Registered: 13/03/04
Posts: 4
hi'z

Since i've got DSL here, network of 2 pc's behind DSL router, IRC refuses to connect to most servers...
A connection specialist said it has something to do with IRC settings with the change from direct internet to the router

Its REALY annoying that i cant connect to quakenet, can someone help me plz?

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#75122 - 13/03/04 11:13 PM Re: Connection time out - cannot connect
Skip Offline
Fjord artisan

Registered: 09/12/02
Posts: 349
Loc: Darwin, Australia
I'm assuming you can access other protocols fine, such as http (in order to have posted this here), mail, instant messaging etc, you also said 'most' servers. Maybe your router is blocking a certain port?

Do you actually receive an "* Unable to connect to server (Connection timed out)" error message or does the connection simply stop receiving traffic (which may be an MTU issue on your router)?

Without a more specific error message it's a bit of a stab in the dark, sorry.

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#75123 - 14/03/04 06:18 AM Re: Connection time out - cannot connect
cmad Offline
Babel fish

Registered: 06/01/04
Posts: 79
Loc: Greece
you haven't given enough info so i'm only gonna guess here:

I guess you can connect to ther protocols by specifying a proxy server. If that's so then go to mIRC options and specify that proxy.
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#75124 - 14/03/04 09:06 AM Re: Connection time out - cannot connect
RedDevil_ Offline
Self-satisified door

Registered: 13/03/04
Posts: 4
Im sorry for the few amounts of info..
i get this message:
* Connecting to se.quakenet.org (6668)
* Unable to connect (Connection timed out)

Sometimes i have troubles with IE, msn etc. too, has something to do with the DNS settings...
But those problems dont show up very often...

And for the servers: to most servers, i cant connect but some are still accesable
And im (a bit of) an IRC n00b so i dont have any idea how to set the proxy settings ^^

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#75125 - 16/03/04 08:48 PM Re: Connection time out - cannot connect
RedDevil_ Offline
Self-satisified door

Registered: 13/03/04
Posts: 4
Can someone plz help this lazy n00b? frown

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#75126 - 16/03/04 09:55 PM Re: Connection time out - cannot connect
ParaBrat Offline
Planetary brain

Registered: 07/12/02
Posts: 3127
Loc: BratLand
can you connect to se.quakenet.org by using /server 195.54.159.109
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#75127 - 17/03/04 06:25 PM Re: Connection time out - cannot connect
RedDevil_ Offline
Self-satisified door

Registered: 13/03/04
Posts: 4
Thanks but doesn't work frown

* Connecting to 195.54.159.109 (6667)
* Unable to connect (Connection timed out)

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#75128 - 18/03/04 05:44 AM Re: Connection time out - cannot connect
ParaBrat Offline
Planetary brain

Registered: 07/12/02
Posts: 3127
Loc: BratLand
since you said "some are still available" perhaps you have some ports blocked somewhere? when you can connect, take note of what server port you're using.

you can look at the suggestions in this thread
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