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Windows 7: Can't search or detect LAN server in most of games

25 Oct 2009   #1
dougbsfei

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Can't search or detect LAN server in most of games

I have Inspiron 1420, and i just wanted to join a LAN server that created using vista, but fail. I tried using ad-hoc and router but still can't detect. The games I tried before is Counter Strike Zero, Counter Strike Source, and Quake 4. The hosts of games I tried to connect is different laptop but same vista os. And they can't detect my server as well when I host a games server. Please give me some solution.
Thanks.


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25 Oct 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dougbsfei View Post
I have Inspiron 1420, and i just wanted to join a LAN server that created using vista, but fail. I tried using ad-hoc and router but still can't detect. The games I tried before is Counter Strike Zero, Counter Strike Source, and Quake 4. The hosts of games I tried to connect is different laptop but same vista os. And they can't detect my server as well when I host a games server. Please give me some solution.
Thanks.
What kind of firewalls?

are you using homegroup?
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26 Oct 2009   #3
dougbsfei

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

one is eset 32 and one is bitdefender.. but i try disabled before.
nope I tried workplace and public... and does vista has homegroup?
sorry for my newbieness...
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