Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Guild Wars 2 Common Problems

Guild Wars 2 is multiplayer online game both for Windows and Mac OS X. This article would teach you how to fix Guild Wars 2 common problems.

· Check Minimum System Requirements
· Disable Firewall and Antivirus Program
· Check Server Authentication
· Update Direct X
· Reduce Sound Acceleration
· Delete Data from Steam Folder
· Alter Screen Resolution

Check Minimum System Requirements:

Ensure that your system specification meets the requirement of Guild Wars 2. Below is given minimum system requirement for PC player.
  1. CPU:                               2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD
  2. Available Hard Disk:      25 GB
  3. Operating System:         Windows 7, Vista or Windows XP.
  4. RAM:                             2GB
  5. DirectX:                        9c
  6. Video RAM:                   256 MB
Disable Firewall and Antivirus Program:

If game client continues to lose its connection with Server, make sure your Antivirus and Firewall programs are not interfering. Follow the steps given below in this situation.

1. Disable Firewall and Antivirus program.
2. Do port forwarding for Guild Wars 2
    TCP ports: 6112, 80, 443

Check Server Authentication:

In some cases, Server is unable to authenticate Guild Wars 2 privileges. You may receive error 21, to solve this error follow the procedure given below.

1. Open Game Installation Directory.
2. Right- Click on Guild Wars 2 executable file | Create Shortcut
3. Rename shortcut to GW 2 Port Test | Now right-click on this shortcut and select Properties
4. Now edit Target line and add /clientport 80 in the end.
5. Click on save once completed.
6. Try connecting again. 

Update DirectX:

Direct X is important part of Windows operating system which is required to play Guild Wars 2. An outdated version of DirectX can cause delays in Sound.

Click Here to Download DirectX End-User

Reduce Sound Acceleration:

If updating your Sound Card driver could not fix Guild Wars 2 sound problem, you should try reducing Sound Acceleration. Follow instructions given below to reduce sound acceleration.

1. Click on Start
2. Type “dxdiag” in Search
3. Double-click on file
4. Click on Sound tab
5. Reduce Sound Acceleration
6. Restart game

Delete Data from Steam Folder:

To improve performance of Guild Wars 2, you should empty Steam folder to an extent. But don’t just delete everything because you won’t be able to play game if you trashed this folder. Follow these steps to safely delete data from Steam Folder.

1. Close Game
2. Open Steam Installation Directory
3. Delete everything from Steam Directory except Steam.EXE and Steamapps folder.
4. Restart your system.

Change Screen Resolution:

You need to make sure your hardware supports game resolution. Change screen resolution for Guild Wars 2 by applying following steps.

1. Go to Control Panel | Select Appearance and Personalization
2. Select Display | Click on Adjust Screen Resolution
3. Change Resolution

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