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Prog-Rocker 07-12-2011 12:24 PM

@ dawnah

can you post details about your system and internet connection plz.

who's your ISP?

sn1p3r 07-12-2011 02:04 PM

changing that firewall setting didnt work and I have the correct exceptions so still pretty stuck. Did you have any luck with AVG?

jdwise 07-13-2011 08:50 PM

Just wanted to add that I'm having this trouble as well.

Prog-Rocker 07-14-2011 08:16 AM

i installed the free version of AVG (on win7) and didn't have any problems.

@ jdwise

are you also using t-mobile in the UK ?

sn1p3r 07-14-2011 02:43 PM

I thought I'd try a safer method than uninstalling my AVG and installed a fresh copy of XP SP3 Home on a handy laptop hdd. Installed all motherboard, sound and gfx card drivers. Then installed the T-Mobile Dongle software. Connected up. Installed vent and entered clan server info. Still getting the Server is available then when try to connect just sticks on contacting server just like it just does anywaylol.

sn1p3r 07-14-2011 03:52 PM

Phoned T-Mobile up, they block all VoIP INCLUDING ventrilo. Only way they will unblock it is if your on a high rate tariff. But I had a word with the guy I was on the phone with said for me to post on the T-Mobile website about ventrilo, and they will test it themselves to determine it's data usage as I was adamant it didn't use no where near as much as programs like skype since that incorporates video calling as well. So fingers crossed.

Dawnah 07-15-2011 09:41 AM

I just finally did a restore, its working properly now, I think it was a virus, not sure.

Prog-Rocker 07-15-2011 09:53 AM

@ sn1p3r

thanks for that update. i suspected as much after you did the laptop test and got the same result.


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