Unable to locate IPX Network

  Muzzsjm 12:59 12 Jul 04

Hi All

Have a custom built PC running Athlon XP 2800+, 1024mb DDR RAM and a Radeon 9800 Pro, also have a Sony Vaio Laptop with PIIII 2.8ghz, 512mb DDR and a Radeon 9700.

Both PCs are connected using a Netgear Router. PC's network and Internet game fine bar one game.

Warcraft II will not work on a network, PC is fine but laptop gets:

Cannot locate IPX network.

Protocol is installed in Windows XP, drivers all installed, other IPX games work ok.

Any ideas?

  Muzzsjm 22:23 12 Jul 04

No ideas then? lol

  AndySD 22:53 12 Jul 04
  Muzzsjm 09:10 13 Jul 04

Already tried that :-(

  AndySD 13:54 13 Jul 04

Have you made sure that the xp firewall is turned off. Also is the game patched? Have you tried uninstalling then reinstalling the game?

  AndySD 14:13 13 Jul 04
  Muzzsjm 01:08 20 Jul 04


I have tried reinstalling IPX protocol and disabling XP firewall. Tried patching the game and default install.

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