Tue, Feb 12, 2013 | 11:11 GMT
Games For Windows woe continues, Microsoft offers possible solution
Games For Windows has been battered with complaints from many users unable to connect to the service, rendering games like Dark Souls: Prepare to Die edition unplayable, prompting fans to petition for a Steam release. Microsoft has stepped forward to offer a possible solution to the issue.
“Some users are reporting success by running the following four commands in an administrator command prompt (right click on the command propt and select run as administrator)
netsh int ip reset
netsh winsock reset
then restarting their computers, starting their game up and selecting ‘Sign-in with another account’ and re-entering their log-in information.”
Microsoft concedes however, that the above fix won’t work in all instances, but assured players that it is working on a more viable solution.
Have you been affected? Does this method work for you? Let us know below.