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Can't connect


Ian in Northampton

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Not sure we've got too many gamers on here, but perhaps someone has a conceptual idea...

When my son uses his 3G phone as a wi-fi hotspot to connect his X-Box to the EA servers to play Battlefield 3, he has no problem. However, when he tries to connect via the house wi-fi router, he gets a message saying "Cannot connect to the EA servers".

That seems counter-intuitive to me. How is it possible to connect via one path but not the other?

(PS: yes, I'm aware that EA servers are widely vilified on forums... :-) )

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Perhaps its blocked by the ISP

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Ian in Northampton

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Thanks Fruit Bat /\0/. Interesting thought. Frustratingly (in terms of understanding the problem) later in the evening, he was able to get through using the wi-fi router. Very strange.

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northumbria61

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Ian - was it not just a password that was needed or did it just connect to the Router? As you say very strange.

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