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by mctriple
Thu Apr 28, 2005 9:14 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Connecting to Efnet.. then my internet connection stops!
Replies: 15
Views: 12206

nope, no sort of firewall. windows' crap is off as well. has been since the day i installed winxp. i haven't come back to this thread in a while, because i had found a server that was consistantly letting my join. irc.desync.com was always allowing me to get on without a problem. right now, however,...
by mctriple
Sun Mar 13, 2005 12:08 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Connecting to Efnet.. then my internet connection stops!
Replies: 15
Views: 12206

Still having the problem... Can anybody help?

I'm running win xp pro and don't have a router, just a cable modem hooked directly to my single computer.
by mctriple
Sun Mar 13, 2005 11:55 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Connecting to Efnet.. then my internet connection stops!
Replies: 15
Views: 12206

dexter wrote:This is kind of a shot in the dark, but it might be caused by the port scanning done when you connect to detect open proxies and such.
how can this be fixed, then?

it used to work perfectly.
by mctriple
Sat Feb 19, 2005 1:01 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Connecting to Efnet.. then my internet connection stops!
Replies: 15
Views: 12206

again, negative. it actually happened again later that night. and just now.. just finished resynching my modem after having to turn it off and back on. i've been connecting to irc.efnet.net, but maybe i need to find a specific server that works for me all the time. i just connected to irc.efnet.nl a...
by mctriple
Fri Feb 18, 2005 3:21 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Connecting to Efnet.. then my internet connection stops!
Replies: 15
Views: 12206

also, after changing absolutely nothing, it works perfectly again..
by mctriple
Fri Feb 18, 2005 3:21 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Connecting to Efnet.. then my internet connection stops!
Replies: 15
Views: 12206

no router, and my computer doesn't need to be restarted, only my cable modem. leaving my computer untouched, if i turn off and then on my cable modem, the internet will start working again.
by mctriple
Sun Jan 30, 2005 11:19 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Connecting to Efnet.. then my internet connection stops!
Replies: 15
Views: 12206

no, this is not based on an uneducated assumption, but thanks for the help. i had not changed anything since the last time i went on efnet, and it used to work just fine. i did turn off my software firewall (all i had was windows xp's firewall, which i must've forgotten to take off since i reinstall...
by mctriple
Fri Jan 28, 2005 11:32 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Connecting to Efnet.. then my internet connection stops!
Replies: 15
Views: 12206

Connecting to Efnet.. then my internet connection stops!

When I connect to an efnet server, it starts fine, but it sometimes even loses connection before the motd has completely finished being displayed. then, i can't use the internet at all until i reboot my cable modem! i've tried multiple efnet servers, and it keeps happening tonight. i tried mirc and ...