[solved] constant chat disconnects

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I’m getting disconnected all the time from the kong chat. I tried keeping a ping -t on the bakcground to www.kongregate.com and despite I don’t lose any packets I still get disconnected all the time (sometimes every 30 seconds).

Is there a problem reported or something I can do?

Thanks in advance

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That’s really strange.

Your internet connection is stable?
Is Flash up-to-date?
Does it happen on any other sites?
Do it happen if you turn off all add-one and extensions?
Does it happen with another browser?

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There is this

[SOLVED] Chat keeps disconnecting

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I will definetly try but I haven’t changed any port forwarding nor uPNP in my router in years and the problem started just today.

Post-edit : I have forwarded ports 5222 and 5229 TCP and UDP to my computer ip. Let’s see if there’s any change, I’ll keep you posted.

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Founbd the culprit. It seems the one causing it was my antivirus’ personal firewall (eset nod32) which for some reason kept closing the chat sockets. took me A LOT of debugging to find out. Opening ports 5222 and 5229 on my firewall to be used undisturbed is what solved this. It’s strange because I didn’t do any change whatsoever in the firewall, so I guess one of the lastest updates must have messed with it (got a lot of UDP packet has wrong size errors which I guess the firewall was interpreting it as some sort of attack).

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Good to hear