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I just downloaded the Crysis 2 Demo through Steam and when I try to go into a game, im the only one in the server. The same thing happens when I try playing Battlefield Bad Company 2. It lets me in and finds me a game but nobody is in the server at all. This has happened before AND after I installed "Microsoft Security Essentials" so I can rule that out. Does anybody know why this is and please tell me what I need to do to fix it? I am using a D-Link Wireless card in my rig and I have good reception so I think my internet connection is fine. I never have any problems with the internet except for when I try to play a game online. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
post #2 of 8
Are you joining empty servers? Try joining one with people in it. There should be an indicator on the right side of the server list showing X/12 people etc....

Hope this helps. Just starting with the basics dont mean to offend you.
post #3 of 8
That is quite strange....
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post #4 of 8
This would happen to me back in the halo 2 age of gaming. We had 256kbs and would always time out when joining games if anyone else was one the internet.
post #5 of 8
Join servers with people, filter them out, there are a ton of empty servers in those game. I get them all the time.
   
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post #6 of 8
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Dont worry, you didnt offend me, lol. Well with Battlefield, I make it find a game for me so I know I didnt accidentally pick an empty server. It will choose an empty server on its own? With Crysis, I didnt look, I just picked a server and I guess its possible it was empty.

Ill double check but I still think there is a problem with Battlefield since I cant find a server with people.

Thanks for your input guys.
post #7 of 8
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Ok I tried Crysis again and it worked, I guess I did go into an empty server last night like a dumbass. But I also tried BBC2 and dont have any luck. If I click "Play Now" it puts me into an empty server, if I search for a server to join, it says it found zero servers. Any ideas on what I can do to fix that?
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In case anybody asks, yes I did try updating it but it still doesnt work.
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