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  • Unable To Establish Connection To Server

    Simply phrases, I get the error "Unable To Establish Connection To Server" whenever I try to watch any game of Dota, as well as when I try and play a game of Dota. Furthermore, I cannot load the blog or store in-client, though they all work in-browser.

    This is a serious issue for me, because playing Dota plats a big part in stress reduction for me here in college, so I'm none to pleased that it's literally unplayable for the time being. I've been having these issues since yesterday, but before that I was playing games regularly on the same network.

    Any ideas for fixes? adding +clientport 27000 to the launch options did not help.
    Last edited by weapon_penguin; 10-06-2013, 12:38 PM.

  • #2
    aswell as here can't connect. hmn, must be somekind of maintenance i guess?


    • #3
      There are still people spectating games. But some of us can't.
      Also blocked from the store. Is this a new kind of ban system?
      I didn't get notice that I was banned. Perhaps that's part of the fun?
      When I do a practice with bots game, the health and mana bars do not work.
      Last edited by hoveringmover; 10-06-2013, 01:25 PM.
      I will mercilessly add to my ignore list anyone that makes an incredibly annoying signature.


      • #4
        I can't even start a practice game with bots, so you have an edge on me there.


        • #5
          Okay, I seem to have fixed the problem. I had to go to Settings, Network, Smart Firewall, and Program Rules. The file was actively being blocked and this was the only way that I could find to unblock it.
          I will mercilessly add to my ignore list anyone that makes an incredibly annoying signature.


          • #6
            Yep, issue resolved.


            • #7
              I still have this issue sometimes. It takes a few minutes to connect properly