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  • [QUOTE=Pauline 88;925272]I can tell anyone who uses BT that BT are without a doubt, the ****tiest ISP that has ever been used. Ok it may have it's good peak times but for online it's pretty horrible

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    • Hello everyone, I have a router thomson tg-784, I replaced the zipped file in c: / program files / config / and I put on "read only", but the game does not work the same.
      please help
      thanks

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      • ive done all this stuff but i dont have this folder C:\Program Files\Steam\config\
        soo idk what to do

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        • OP's fix does not work with Killing Floor. It works with Red Orchestra 2 However.

          I am using a Thomson TG782T (a really **** modem for gaming) and every 15-20 seconds I get disconnected from a multiplayer game; creatures and players running into walls.

          I've also tried defraging and verifying KF but to no avail.

          What's weird is that, when I installed KF yesterday I managed to play multiplayer for hours without problems. This problem hapenned today - must have been some sort of update.

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          • It would work for all games that use the Steam servers, but it appears that Valve have updated things on their end and this no longer functions.

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            • Originally posted by alpha172 View Post
              OP's fix does not work with Killing Floor. It works with Red Orchestra 2 However.

              I am using a Thomson TG782T (a really **** modem for gaming) and every 15-20 seconds I get disconnected from a multiplayer game; creatures and players running into walls.

              I've also tried defraging and verifying KF but to no avail.

              What's weird is that, when I installed KF yesterday I managed to play multiplayer for hours without problems. This problem hapenned today - must have been some sort of update.
              My favourite work around, favourite the server you want to join, then go to your favourites, join the server from there, I never freeze doing that.

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              • Hello guys, I have a thomson tg784 and even if I replace the zipped file does not change anything. someone has a real solution?

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                • I couldn`t connect with my thomson router/modem. I have also called the
                  company but they say to me, it isn`t allowed...

                  An half hour ago i deleted both masterfiles from my steam folder and
                  started RO2 again......

                  AND IT DOES WORK, I SEE ALL RANKED SERVERS NOW.

                  I hope that i have helped other players.
                  Intel I7-920 - 2,67ghz, 6 gb ram, nvidia gtx 560 TI twin fan 2gb, win7 64bit - Creative X-FI Xtreme soundcard.

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                  • did everything as demonstrated and i have thomson router, watch this tutorial: Killing Floor / Monday Night Combat / Homefront BT Home Hub and Thomson router telnet fix tutorial - YouTube but again no help, again when im in server is only empty map: http://www35.zippyshare.com/v/80541588/file.html and in console i see this: http://www35.zippyshare.com/v/37087672/file.html and i cant reconnect, disconnect and etc from server and i was tryed to do like here: https://support.steampowered.com/kb_...1452-HCVB-6984 but.. again no changes

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                    • Okay, I've seen this issue many times before and whilst the posted method works sometimes, it's very hit and miss. On my previous ISP's forums, they posted a fix for these kinds of routers and it always worked. It doesn't require messing with master server files at all. It's entirely router based.

                      NOTE: Neither I or the person who originally posted this guide are responsible if you break or otherwise hinder/render your router inoperable by following this guide.

                      This fix should correct the following issues:

                      * Servers in Steam/in Steam games suffer ping 'spikes'
                      * Difficulty/Inability to connect to servers
                      * Use of Steam/Steam games causes the BeBox to freeze/stall/restart (crash)
                      * Loss of connection to servers, or timeouts
                      * Poor performance ('lag') in servers


                      This fix involves editing the user.ini file to change configuration of the router.

                      1. Follow this link to the router configuartion page:
                      http://192.168.1.254/cgi/b/bandr/?ce...BACKUP_RESTORE
                      *NOTE* This may be different for your router. You should be looking for a page which allows the saving (backing up) and uploading of config files.

                      2.Enter username & password (default is Administrator, with the password left blank or the S/N from the bottom of the router - without the bit in () )

                      3. Select Backup Configuration Now.... Don't close this window

                      You should now have a user.ini file containing your router configuration options.

                      4. Open it in Notepad. Go to Edit , Find and search for appconfig application=GAME(UDP)

                      You should see three entries regarding UDP. You need to change them to:

                      appconfig application=GAME(UDP) trace=enabled timeout=3
                      appconfig application=CONE(UDP) trace=enabled timeout=3
                      appconfig application=LOOSE(UDP) trace=enabled timeout=3

                      Now again, go to Edit , Find and this time search for timerconfig timer=udpidle

                      You should change this entry to:

                      timerconfig timer=udpidle value=3

                      5. Save that user.ini file to the desktop. Switch back to the router page and select Restore Configuration Now (or the equivalent "Upload Configuration" button)....

                      6. Use the router dialog to locate and select the user.ini file that you have modified. The router should upload the file.

                      7. Once configuration is uploaded, restart your router and all 'Connection Problem' or Server list crashes or Restarting of the router due to UDP flooding in CSS and other games should be FIXED.

                      This fixes the steam games issue as posted here, as well as issues in Killing Floor, etc.

                      Mods: I know this a monumental bump, but this is for the betterment of everyone who has this issue.

                      Users: Please try this out and let me know if it works.

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