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#1 15 years ago

Oops! I might have originally posted this in the wrong forum. Sorry. I have an odd problem. I purchased & installed Halo in July 2004, (Upgraded to V1.06). The game runs flawlessly in single player mode. My problem is w/ Online play. I have no problem listing available servers, connecting or playing. My issue is that at random intervals within an online game the screen will go black & the message, "the game has closed" is displayed w/ an "OK" button to select. Sometimes this happens 5, 10, 15 ,30 minutes into a game.

Halo itself does not crash. As soon as I click "OK" I drop back to the screen where I can choose single or multiplayer, etc… I can choose multiplayer & get back into any game that’s listed. In the past, I have found the game I was playing & have confirmed w/ those still playing that the game has not closed.

This is extremely annoying! I have shutdown all non-essential programs & forwarded the ports Halo is using in my router without success.

System Info:

Laptop: Alienware Area 51M. P4 Processor 3.0GHz 800MHz FSB w/ 512KB Cache, 512MB DDR PC-3200 - 2x256 SO-DIMMs, 60G 7,500 RPM high performance HD, NVIDIA FX go5600 Module with 128MB DDR (upgradaeble to 256MB DDR), 24x10x24 CD-RW / 8X DVD Combo.

Connection: Comcast Cable, 4.2Mbits/sec average connection speed (per online conn speed test).

Any help would be greatly appreciated.




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#2 15 years ago

It could be that there is a trojan on your computer. they can disconnect you from games. close windows, or do almost anything on your computer. Or it could be your internet connection fluctuating. (spelling)