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Old 06-04-2020, 04:37 AM
LeonardRenner LeonardRenner is offline
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Default PC freezing when gated or zoned

Been playing for a couple month now.. and just today my pc locked up twice...task manager would not even work.. i had to hit reset button on my pc

Is this common ? if not is there something i can do ?
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Old 06-08-2020, 09:25 PM
jadefoot jadefoot is offline
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Just started happening to me in the last few days too. Game freezes when zoning, pull up Task Manager and when I click that it shoots me back to the frozen screen in game, only option is to do a hard restart.
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Old 06-09-2020, 08:02 AM
MrMudgeon MrMudgeon is offline
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I froze whilst gating and had to reboot my pc. Now when i attempt to log into any P99 server i get an "unknown error is preventing you from joining the server" error
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Old 06-09-2020, 09:09 AM
annali annali is offline
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This started happening to me about a week ago, so I checked Firewall setting and eqgame.exe didn't have an exemption. Did that and fixed it.
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Old 06-09-2020, 06:04 PM
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I feel like question such as this come up often for newer players. and should be documented somewhere...

the wiki!
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Old 06-09-2020, 07:24 PM
Hotshott Hotshott is offline
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Just to add to this. I also had to set my EQ Client to run in Windows XP compatibility mode to stop crashing. Then I ran into an issue where I constantly got to the server select and it was completely empty. Added a Windows Security Essentials exception for the eqgame.exe and the directory that the game runs from and haven't had either issue since.
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