I Officially Hate Xlink Kai

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I Officially Hate Xlink Kai

Post by 21SkAt3r21 » Sun May 08, 2011 1:01 am

I downloaded xlink kai because psn was down and i wanted to play black ops (and for ps2 online). I thought all you have to do was install, configure, then play! But, I was wrong. It took 5 hours to get kai to successfully configure my ps3 and then no lobbies would show up. I spent an additional 2 hours looking into that. I eventually gave up and refuse to use kai again until it is easier to use .(btw i saw Mr. Chale in the black ops lobbies ;)). I got 1 lobby to show up before i quit. :evil: :x :( :oops:
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Re: I Officially Hate Xlink Kai

Post by lazyhoboguy » Sun May 08, 2011 1:23 am

Yea xlink kai isnt perfect and can be a hassle to setup, but it's worth the trouble. Did you get version 7.3.1.7 of xlink kai? The newer versions of the program do not work with ps2 and ps3.

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Re: I Officially Hate Xlink Kai

Post by 21SkAt3r21 » Mon May 09, 2011 1:19 am

lazyhoboguy wrote:Yea xlink kai isnt perfect and can be a hassle to setup, but it's worth the trouble. Did you get version 7.3.1.7 of xlink kai? The newer versions of the program do not work with ps2 and ps3.
Yes, I got 7.3.1.7. I almOst got it working. I got it configured but couldnt see any lobbies when there was some. I'm not sure why they weren't showing up. I think it is because I had my laptop hooked up using wireless Internet instead of wired. :?
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Re: I Officially Hate Xlink Kai

Post by IRON_PIMP » Mon May 09, 2011 2:38 am

I think it is because I had my laptop hooked up using wireless Internet instead of wired. :?
Yep, that will do it-SOMETIMES--Kai can connect using wireless, not very often

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Post by 21SkAt3r21 » Mon May 09, 2011 2:53 am

IRON_PIMP wrote:I think it is because I had my laptop hooked up using wireless Internet instead of wired. :?
Yep, that will do it-SOMETIMES--Kai can connect using wireless, not very often
I tried wired and still nothing. I'm officially done messin with it. I guess i will have to wait for psn to come back up and wont get to relive ps2 online.. :(
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Re: I Officially Hate Xlink Kai

Post by Scoopers » Mon May 09, 2011 3:44 am

I feel you're pain after doing everything i have for the last year, it turns out my problem isn't a network or adapter or router/connection issue its a Norton firewall issue. Turned off the firewall and everything connected. Even with full access for that program I guess the firewall still blocks most the connection. So if you use Norton turn off the firewall and that may solve the issue.
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Re: I Officially Hate Xlink Kai

Post by lazyhoboguy » Mon May 09, 2011 8:32 am

Well don't give up yet man, I could help you test out your xlink kai when I get some time. I will be busy for the next couple weeks because I have exams, but after that.

Also, using a ps3 to use xlink kai makes things a bit more difficult to setup probably. We don't have as much experience with using a backwards comaptible ps3 when compared with using a real ps2 with xlink. Do you still own a ps2?

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Re: I Officially Hate Xlink Kai

Post by The Don » Mon May 09, 2011 7:28 pm

Scoopers wrote:I feel you're pain after doing everything i have for the last year, it turns out my problem isn't a network or adapter or router/connection issue its a Norton firewall issue. Turned off the firewall and everything connected. Even with full access for that program I guess the firewall still blocks most the connection. So if you use Norton turn off the firewall and that may solve the issue.
Dude, you're behind two routers and you're still running a software firewall? I'm surprised you're able to connect to anything!
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Re: I Officially Hate Xlink Kai

Post by Viscosity » Fri May 20, 2011 1:08 am

Sometimes i can't see any lobbies. Usually restarting my pc and my router usually helps for me to see games. i run over wireless and it works fine.
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Re: I Officially Hate Xlink Kai

Post by TS2rocks » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:54 pm

Yikes =s Do I ABSOLUTELY need Xlink Kai to play Time Splitters Future Perfect?? I got connected (nobody was on) but I did get an online game started.

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