> > > > I d/led the connection tool. Then hit set, launched game but I still conenct ot the westwood servers.
> > > > am I doing something wrong?
> > > If you can't connect to XWIS with this (http://xwis.net/downloads/XWISC.exe) tool, continue reading.
> > > Open a command prompt (Start - Run - cmd).
> > > Start ping (ping servserv.westwood.com).
> > > If the IP address shown is not 220.127.116.11, open the hosts file (location shown in the tool) and add the following line:
> > > 18.104.22.168 servserv.westwood.com
> > > Retry the ping.
> > > If the IP address shown is not 22.214.171.124, find wolapi.dll (Start - Search - Files). Backup the DLL and replace it by the DLL in this ZIP (http://xhp.xwis.net/temp/WOLAPI.zip).
> > > If that doesn't solve the issue, open a topic and describe the issue. Click Test and include the output in the topic.
> > Small question, I opened the host file and it was empty. Is this normal?
> > I added the line and saved it and nothing changed. Yet, I had to find a place to save it, I saved it to the same place it said it opened (C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\etc\hosts).
> > I'll try the other half of your idea after work tonight.
that did it Olaf! Thanks!