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Some are seeing the shard list, some are not, what's the deal?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Lord Lew, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. Lord Lew

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    I've been reading posts, and some are saying shards are going live, but I still can't connect to the log in server.

    Who's seeing what?
     
  2. Buddy Lee

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    I just get the Connecting followed by the unable to connect please try again.
     
  3. GalenKnighthawke

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    I will wait awhile before trying again.

    When things come back they rarely come back consistently and immediately. More like sputter, sputter, spark, sputter, start!

    -Galen's player
     
  4. Dodger

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    I see dead people and I aint in fel yet. :twak:
     
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    I get stuck on Connecting as well, so it's not just you unfortunately. Hopefully things will be working soon!
     
  6. Sinder Shayde

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    Seems like most shards are back up, was just able to log onto Atlantic but my home shard (Napa) is still down
     
  7. Lord Lew

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    One of our guild is logged in on Atlantic, the other 7 are stuck trying to connect

    This is ridiculous
     
  8. ziggy29

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    A lot of you are getting farther than me. I enter the password, wait about 20 seconds, and then immediately get the "network error" dialog. Lather, rinse, repeat...
     
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    Ya...I am just trying to connect...O well. I guess go take a shower and try again in 15.
     
  10. cazador

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    Same..half my guild is in, the rest of us are twiddling out thumbs seeing what to do in RL..I didn't know it was night time :/
     
  11. sablestorm

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    Did they change IP addresses and we're all waiting on the various DNS servers to update? Also is it a Classic/Enhanced client thing? Which client are you guys able to connect with?
     
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    I am getting the same error. On my login page, on the bottom of the page is the UO Version 7.0.29.2 (patch unknown)...... But should say (patch 80). Is anyone else getting this patch error? My wife can connect and she is using XP, is there anyone else with this problem on Win7?
     
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    Try rebooting your baby... I mean computer.
     
  14. Lord Lew

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    I've tried, no joy.. Rebooted everything.. Even the modem
     
  15. GarthGrey

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    Is this due to the Windows host file we had to alter in the past for DNS issues ? Mines still set to what the fix was back then, and I can't remember how to change it. I know where it's located, but the host file isnt visible.
     
  16. Socrates

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    I also rebooted more than once, and still have the same problem.
     
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  17. Cetric

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    We regret to inform you that the cloud accidentally ate your shard, and everything you had is now gone.

    But here is 30 days free game time for your trouble! Have a great day!
     
  18. GalenKnighthawke

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    2 separate computer reboots.

    Can't get to shard screen.

    -Galen's player
     
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    Same prob on Sonoma , we have guildies in vent who are in game , rest o us get stuck at connecting and time out...
     
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  20. Lord Lew

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    Two hours later, still no joy, guess I'm done for the night. If I can't log in tomorrow then ill be annoyed!!
     
  21. Leila

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    I can't connect, either. What's the deal? Can I get a 1-day refund for not being able to play at all? My husband can log in on his computer. He uses Windows XP where I use Windows 7. Is this the problem? This is ridiculous!
     
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    I got logged on but ended up watching a Tales from the Crypt epsiode on YouTube instead of whatever it was I was so desperate to do in game.
     
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    *mumble mumble kicks whoever's fault this is and mumbles more* I am already annoyed, I refuse to wait till tommorrow :) Wish I could bribe the servers to come back sooner. *waves from Legends ....well when it's back I mean!*
     
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    Damn fine thing to come home from work to. HUM BUG!
     
  25. legendsguy

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    I think the best part is how we are getting no information from the dev's about this. For all we know they went home for the night and will try again in the morning.
     
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    Thanks Tardis it worked like a charm!
     
  28. tons

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    Worked great thanks man. On windows 8 I had to open notepad as administrator first to get it to save the file if anyone runs into that problem.
     
  29. Gheed

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    This worked for me as well. Thanks for posting. Welcome to service based America. What do you do when the service sucks? Well someone will figure it out sooner or later.
     
  30. GalenKnighthawke

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    Personally I am not comfortable messing with my hosts file for this stuff, and think this is the kind of thing someone from the team likely should address.

    -Galen's player
     
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  31. Lord Obsidian

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    this... they changed the IPs for the login servers and it could take a while to propagate. Looks like the login servers have been moved to AWS N. Virginia (US East Coast) as well...
     
  32. Miri of Sonoma

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    I was having a problem too until I rebooted my computer. After that I got right in. So maybe try that first. I don't know if it was a fluke or not.
     
  33. birdtail

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    did the whole administrator thing with no luck. am i supposed to only have that one line in there? I just added it at the bottom, no luck.
     
  34. Wingfield

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    Thank you a thousand times!! This fix worked!:)
     
  35. tons

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    i added it under everything that was there on the first empty line
     
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    Why didnt i read this thread earlier?! Changed the ip and everything worked perfectly thanks alot!
     
  37. Igg A Pie

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    this has got to be the most funny quote i read yet!
     
  38. Petra Fyde

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    yes add it on the bottom - just as it is, don't have the # in front like all the other lines in that file - they're 'comments' and don't do anything.
    Don't let windows turn it into a .txt file either.
     
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  39. Manticore

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    what happens if its text file, how do you change it back and what type of file was it suppose to be to begin with system file or just file?
     
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    just 'file' there's no extension at all.

    Probably the easiest way to do this is copy the file to 'my documents', edit it there, then move it back to the proper folder.
    I actually renamed my original file 'hosts_' so when I know it's fixed I can delete my edited copy and change the name back on the original.
     
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  41. Grace of Minoc

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    how please?
     
  42. Petra Fyde

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    hmm, I have admin access, so maybe it won't allow you to rename the file, but you should be able to copy it to my documents, edit it, then move it back.
     
  43. Grace of Minoc

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    how do you move it back?
     
  44. TheDrAJ

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    Worked for me in windows 7
     
  45. Grace of Minoc

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    I have the edited file on my desktop, what is the next step? where and how do I send it to where it needs to go??
     
  46. Petra Fyde

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    open the folder you got the file from in the first place and drop it back into it. (windows/system32/drivers/etc )
     
  47. Lord Lew

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    What kind of crap is it that some of us seem to have to edit a file while others do not

    I DEMAND an answer from a Dev as a loyal paying customer!!!

    Hell I've even tried the above user fix with no joy, I'm not paid to edit code, that's not my job. I am extremely pissed off this morn as you can tell. God I can't wait until November.

    ok got it to run. but I still am anoyed that I needed to edit code to make a game I pay for play

    follow weinies post.
    http://stratics.com/community/threads/a-fix-for-those-not-able-to-connect.297043/
     
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