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So people get the idea, some examples that would be considered offensive, numbered as above:
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  6. There is actually very little overt symbolism from the Stalinist era; the hammer-and-sickle isn't offensive per se.

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Fix for BT HomeHub / Thomson / BeBox etc routers disconnecting - walking into walls

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  • #16
    Great! Worked wonders for me!
    I have a Thomsom router. I thought I would never be able to play Killing Floor without having to reconnect every game!
    You guys rock!

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    • #17
      For those of you that are still having problems after implementing this fix, try also turning off UPnP in your router's setup pages, as someone using an O2 Wireless Box ii has said this sorted their issues out.

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      • #18
        Nice one il have a play around and see how it works out, also disabling the routers firewall is best too since that thing is pretty much paranoid

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        • #19
          hey
          I can

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          • #20
            Works perfectly fine for me, maybe ask valve to include this in all future updates?

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            • #21
              It's working for me also.
              I got a THOMSON 516 V6.

              OS: Windows Vista

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              • #22
                [QUOTE=Cabbe91;533580]hey
                I can
                Attached Files

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                • #23
                  Connection Faults

                  Rather than create a new thread i thought i should ask here first...i seem to be having the same problem with my belkin router, i can join a server and manage to watch a round until i spawn, run to the trader and then my internet crashes. Although i can run killing floor on my netbook perfectly and it doesn't crash at all, which makes me wonder whether there is a problem with my pc? Please any suggestions would go a long way, i've been trying for answers for weeks now but have found nothing.

                  Regards, Prodi-G.

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                  • #24
                    BT blocked telnet

                    any chance to fix the problem when they blocked telnet?
                    would it be possible for some1 who has a BT hub2 2 upload their config? would that work?

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                    • #25
                      I don't think there is any way to get the rule fixed on a HomeHub 2 short of flashing the router to a non-BT firmware, although I may be wrong. Doing what is in the first post though will sort the issue out.

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                      • #26
                        I know it is a bit off the topic, but i just don't know what to do, where to look for or to search for. And it might be better not making a thread about this.

                        My Modem is a THOMSON 516 V6. And my hardware config is not updated i think. I mean, i never updated it because i don't know where to, or if i have to.
                        My config is: 6.1.0.5
                        If anyone have the same modem or any info about this, would you be kind and post back?

                        Once again sory for the off-topic post.

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                        • #27
                          This worked for me. Thanks a lot. And I really do not like screwing around in my files.

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                          • #28
                            This worked 4 me on Win 7, thxs
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                            • #29
                              thank god it works, i was going crazy lol

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                              • #30
                                Awesome, thanks. I haven't had this problem on my PC yet but my roommate has this happen all the time, so hopefully this solves his problem.
                                I say pass the dutchie on the left hand side.

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