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    • MikeyPI

      READ BEFORE REQUESTING ASSISTANCE!   01/23/2016

      Please ensure you have done the following things to posting a request for assistance regarding your problem with your game: 1).Searched the Forum using the search tool located on the top menu. 2).Have your logfile from your game so that it may be reviewed. EX: C:\Program Files\Wizardworks\Emergency 911 First Responders\Logfile.txt. 3).Get your DirectX Diagnostic Log Start: Run: Type in dxdiag and press ok. After it does it's diagnostic save the information and upload it. 4).List your system specs if the information of your hardware does NOT match the DX Diag or information was omitted from the report. Please also remember to use the "Upload" file or "Wrap in Code Tags" options to attatch your DirectX Diagnostic log or your Logfile.txt so that they can be viewed without consuming a large quantity of a page. To upload the file, just browse and select the .txt file and press "UPLOAD" and they will be attatched. The alternative will produce a code box around your choosen text, preserving all coded information as it belongs. To do this you can hit the button found to the left of the "youtube" button and [code}{/code] (replace the }{ with ][) appears, copy and paste your logfiles into the space between the ][ symbols and post. Any post that has the log file directly written in the post without either the code box or attatch feature WILL Be edited/removed. Assistance Requests that fail to do the above mentioned tasks will be virtually impossible to diagnose and assist in repairing. As such, they will most likely remain unanswered or be deleted! If you cannot take the time to attempt to retrieve these things for us to help, why should we take the time to try to help you?
    • MikeyPI

      Emergency 4/Deluxe/911: First Responders System Requirements (Read this first if your game experiences lag)   01/23/2016

      Emergency 4, Emergency 4 Deluxe, and 911: First Responders System Requirements: Minimum System Requirements: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 2000/Windows XP/Windows Vista Processor: 1.7 GHz System Memory (RAM): 512 MB RAM Video Card: DirectX 9-compatible AGP Graphic card. NVIDIA GeForce3 or equivalent chip set with 64 MB RAM Sound: DirectX9-compatible soundcard Hard Drive: 1 GB free hard disk space Online Play Requirements: ISDN for Multiplayer Mode DSL/Cable(High Speed) for server operation in Multiplayer Mode Recommended system configuration: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 2000/Windows XP/Windows Vista Processor: 2.5 GHz System Memory (RAM): 1024 MB RAM (EMP Recommendation: 2 or more Gigabytes of RAM) Video Card: DirectX 9-compatible AGP Graphic card. NVIDIA GeForce 5700 or comparable chip set with 128 MB RAM (EMP Recommendation: GeForce or ATI with at least 256 MB RAM) Sound: DirectX9-compatible soundcard Hard Drive: 2 GB free hard disk space Online Play Requirements: DSL/Cable(High Speed) for Multiplayer Mode Additional Notes: While it may be possible to play this game on a Mobile Computer (Notebook) most notebooks are not intended for gaming and it is possible that you will experience less than desirable game play. Windows Vista requires more resources to function so you should assume that in order to play the game efficiently you will require higher Processor speeds and System Memory (RAM). Please note that online play may experience lag due to your connection or the connections your fellow players may have, it may also experience lag due to one of your fellow player's computers being lower performance machines. The Staff of Emergency-Planet strongly recommends those of you that wish to play the add-on modifications ensure that you have higher performance computers since most of the add-on modifications for this game are much more demanding on your computer's resources than the original game is. Our increased recommendations are not required to play the game, although we suggest that you have higher System Memory (RAM) and a more powerful Video Card than the game manufactuers recommend, especially if you are using modifications.
    • randomperson139

      Signatures   03/04/2016

      Hi everyone. It appears that the update to the new forum has affected the format of the majority of signatures (adding extra spaces, changing sizes etc.). Due to this, could everyone please check their own signature, ensuring that it complies with the site rules. See the http://www.emergency-planet.com/tos.html/ or http://www.emergency-planet.com/topic/16848-acceptable-signature-sizes/ for more information.  We'll give it a few weeks to give enough time to edit signatures, after that the unnecessarily large signatures will simply be removed. Thanks for your cooperation. Regards, EMP Staff.
james23222000

Multiplayer Issue help

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Are you having trouble connecting on multiplayer? One of many issues could be causing this problem, but most if not all can be solved by the user. Here is what you can do.

Do you have a firewall enabled?

If so, enable emergency 4 to have inbound and outbound connections allowed by your firewall.

For Norton (2007):

1. Open the protection center and go to tab "Norton internet security."

2. Go to/click personal firewall and click configure.

3. When the window opens, click on program control and wait for it to load

4. Find your program and on the drop down menu click allow.

If your program is not their, click add and follow the on-screen instructions

The above should be similar if not the same on most firewalls.

Do you have a router?

If you have a router, you need to have DMZ setup. This is how to do it (for SMC routers but works for most routers (ip address could be different for some routers)):

  1. Open your web browser, type in the router's IP address (standard: 'http://192.168.2.1') and press enter.
  2. Click on Login, Advanced Setup, Firewall, enable it and click on apply.
  3. Click on DMZ and select Yes to enable DMZ.
  4. Enter the IP address of the machine, which was assigned a static ip address to be kept under DMZ, and click on apply.

If this doesn't work for your router then refer to your router's help manual.

Have you modified part of the modification or data files?

If you modify anything to do with the vehicles (i.e. change the units.xml file or editing them in the editor), the multiplayer map or anything to do with the multiplayer map (paths, etc) then you will not be able to host as people wanting to join your group will get: "Error: Different files to host." And I also believe if you try to join a game with modified files you will get the same error. To sort this out just reinstall the mod or the game. Remember: YOU SHOULD NEVER CHANGE FILES IN THE DATA FOLDER.

Does your multiplayer game seem too laggy?

What I mean by this is things in multiplayer do not seem to be happening right (i.e your units might be moving into other cars when you move them or the game seems generally slow), their are ways to reduce the lag:

1. Keep all unnesscessary programs and process outside the game to a minimum.

2. Join a server with the lowest latency

3. Use LogMeIn Hamachi - a free program to connect each other for gaming. Follow the tutorials. When playing the game make a "private server" and get people to join using direct ip and get players to type in your Hamachi IP rather than your regular one.

Download the program from here: https://secure.logmein.com/products/hamachi/list.asp

Online tutorials are available here: https://secure.logmein.com/products/hamachi/howitworks.asp

Hope this helps.

If I have missed anything please let me know.

If there is any other problems you have please do not be afraid to ask, and remeber to upload the logfile from the Emergency 4 folder.

Regards

James

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Hey, I did everything you stated. I have Norton firewall and I allowed 911 First Responders through. I also did the thing with my router. But still, nobody joins. And I am sure theres people on there because there was some other games going. I have a Linksys Broadband Firewall Router. Thanks for any help. :(

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Hey, I did everything you stated. I have Norton firewall and I allowed 911 First Responders through. I also did the thing with my router. But still, nobody joins. And I am sure theres people on there because there was some other games going. I have a Linksys Broadband Firewall Router. Thanks for any help. :(

Sorry for your wait,

It maybe because nobody is on at that time. Check by getting one of your friends to come on at the same time and join your game to check.

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I don't know if anybody can awnser this but, I tried connecting with my friend in Britian (we have played together before perfectly fine) but this time, when I go to join it's server it tries to connect but then after 3 seconds it says "Server not found" even though his room shows up in the server list, I even tried using Direct IP.

Anybody have any idea as to why this is happening?

Edit: Only reason I can think this is happening is due to the 16T servers down (as mentioned here: http://forum.emergen...ot-found-error/)

EditEdit: It seems as if my British friend had problems, I can connect to another person.

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I've tried all the steps above, even tried turning off Firewall, but I can't see ANY servers. When I host: it says "Cannot Establish Internet Connection". I recently installed Hotspot Shield (I've uninstalled it now), could that be a problem?

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The game's server is down. Everybody has that problem. It might take a week or two to fix. What you can do is to try to play with hamachi starting a lan party. IF it doesn't work play freeplay :cool:

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I need assistance. I loaded 911FR and clicked multiplayer. It started to connect to the internet, but after 5 seconds it crashed to my desktop. I tried it again and it did the samething. I never had this problem before with multiplayer. I did update my internet security software recently and I tried looking into it to see what was the problem but I didn't find anything. Any Idea's?

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What I have to do Eldorado is launch game, disable internet (either disconnect from wifi or unplug your lan cable should suffice). Click multiplayer. Go to the direct connect tab and then reconnect internet. Or host a game lobby, and once its up then reconnect internet. The game atleast for me remembers I last used the direct connect tab so in future didnt need to disable internet except when hosting, but if you go to the internet tab again it will crash.

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I'm having an issue with multiplayer. I've had this issue before but I can't remember what I did to correct it. When I click the multiplayer tab, it keeps saying no server available. It has been saying this for 6 months or so. I installed a submod for the LA mod and discovered the problem shortly afterwards. I uninstalled the submod and then the game. Then reinstalled the game, and then the mods and still nothing. I went into my firewall settings and saw that two connection requests from 911FR were being denied. I gave them permission but I still can't get it to work. I opened up a web browser and typed in my routers ip address but it keeps saying access denied.  

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