Internet gaming on a network

  InCog 14:06 01 Jan 2003
Locked
  InCog 14:06 01 Jan 2003

I have set up a network of three computers at home using wireless adapters, ICS, and broadband. There are no problems until my son starts playing an internet game on battle.net. After about 5 minutes he gets disconnected. I used to think it was a problem to do with incorrect port settings (or something) on Norton Firewall but if this were the case, then he wouldn't get on the site in the first place. If, on the other hand, he accesses the net exclusively using the bb connection, then no problems - except the others PCs can't use it. Is there another solution, please?

  recap 14:11 01 Jan 2003

InCog, it maybe that you might require a static IP address?

  InCog 14:37 01 Jan 2003

How do I go about getting one of these?

  recap 14:46 01 Jan 2003

InCog, i'm not a gamer so i'm not 100% sure on this but, have a look on the gaming site you are using to see if one is needed.

  InCog 14:55 01 Jan 2003

OK. Thanks.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

HP Envy x2 review: Hands-on

How Sketch and InVision have revolutionised our design workflow

The best tech gifts for Christmas 2017

Les meilleurs jeux de société (2017)