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Old Aug 01, 2012, 08:11 PM
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I have no idea what the problem I have had same account for years and never had trouble signing on ; staying is another story...

Keep trying I'm sure it will get working
Did a little research. Found out gamespy no longer has any support and thousands beside me are having problems

Just Goggle gamespy problems and watch thousands of problems crop up!
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 10:43 PM
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I got on & got booted 5 times in 15 minutes!!!
Not a good average!
Got to be an alternative!
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 10:48 PM
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I got on & got booted 5 times in 15 minutes!!!
Not a good average!
Got to be an alternative!
Mike.
There is another way guys....
Old Aug 01, 2012, 10:50 PM
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Sorry hit wrong button. I'll get it together and let you know what you got to do later on.
Old Aug 01, 2012, 10:59 PM
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Look what I found,
Googled gamespy alternatives....

http://205.252.250.26/cgi-bin/yabb25...num=1327550555

I'm game to try it!
Mike.
Old Aug 01, 2012, 11:39 PM
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Look what I found,
Googled gamespy alternatives....

http://205.252.250.26/cgi-bin/yabb25...num=1327550555

I'm game to try it!
Mike.
So how do you make it work? I didn't see a link, just a port number
Old Aug 01, 2012, 11:44 PM
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Or we could take over ORNL's Petascale Jaguar Supercomputer!
They don't use it for anything as near as important as simming!!
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 11:47 PM
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I don't know how to make it work!
I have to get my granddaughter turn my computer on for me!
Lets see if WJ gets it together & turns something up!
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 11:52 PM
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And now RCG is showing me as offline!
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Old Aug 02, 2012, 11:44 AM
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Well I went to the gamespy website to register a new account. It asks for your email, then says it is not registered with them and therefore you can't register a new gamespy account

Hell no it's not registered because I am trying to register it! !!!!

What's wrong with these idiots?
I have read a lot of post-+
s on forums about this problem and getting kicked off gamespy after playing FSX awhile.

What I have found out is gamespy aka IGN does not answer emails or call you if you leave your phone number.

The majority of forum posters simply says "There is no fix for any of gamespys problems
So since I can't register at IGN for FSX , I'll see you guys around!
Old Aug 02, 2012, 02:53 PM
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I logged onto GameSpy last night about 8:45 eastern and it had the usual number of people coming in and out of sessions. But I never saw one of our peeps. Seems to still work fine for me.

Just as a side note ED, make sure you don't have your Windows firewall and admin security too high. It will block any link like Gamespy. They appear like a system trying to get into your system and security will kill it. That could be your problem.

Under "Control Panel" then go to "Action Center" and then go to "change user account control settings" and set it at the lowest setting and try it again.

Roger
Old Aug 02, 2012, 02:58 PM
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The server I use for combat doesn't support FSX, but there are others. Mainly you will have to join the server group and download a communication software(probably TeamSpeak I use it).

In stead of me having to type my a$$ off go to this link and check out what is involved. http://www.chocolatesoftware.com/fshost/

It took me awhile to setup up my combat one but now runs great. I'll keep checkin on others
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Old Aug 02, 2012, 03:31 PM
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I have this on another PC so I'm starting here and download all and install and give it go. This is the download page of my previous post

http://www.chocolatesoftware.com/fshost/
Old Aug 02, 2012, 03:55 PM
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I logged onto GameSpy last night about 8:45 eastern and it had the usual number of people coming in and out of sessions. But I never saw one of our peeps. Seems to still work fine for me.

Just as a side note ED, make sure you don't have your Windows firewall and admin security too high. It will block any link like Gamespy. They appear like a system trying to get into your system and security will kill it. That could be your problem.

Under "Control Panel" then go to "Action Center" and then go to "change user account control settings" and set it at the lowest setting and try it again.

Roger
Gave it a try Roger, still having the 16 alphanumeric warning problem
It just isn't going to work
I'm screwed!


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