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Solved IPX Game over Wireless

July 10, 2011 at 21:26:32
Specs: Windows XP
This is the solution to playing old ipx games over a wireless xp network.Command and Conquer,warcraft 2,starcraft,diablo,etc...

Step 1:Install the IPX protocol thru network properties on every cpu.

Step 2:Open the properties of the IPX settings.

Step 3:Use differant internal network numbers for each cpu.10000001,10000002,10000003,etc...

Step 3:For computers connected by wire set the frame type to ethernet II and for wireless computers use ethernet SNAP.

Step 4:Set ALL external numbers to the same 22222222 or something.

Step 5:Play your LAN game and have fun!

If the steps above don't work perfectly you can use wireshark on each nic to help you troubleshoot all the settings correctly for your network.

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July 11, 2011 at 07:19:09
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This belongs in the "how-to" section.

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July 11, 2011 at 20:55:22
I spent many hours trying to find this answer and never could find it.If my answer shows up on google for others having trouble then I don't care what category it is in.

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