Having the exact same problems, so far failed all leve's tonight because of this. Been searching for the past 6 days for a fix. We thought at first it maybe server overpopulation so we deleted our chars and created new ones on another less populated server, worked for about 3 hours yesterday then suddenly one of us just kept dc'ing constanly. Been sending email back and forth with SE technical and they assure me its nothing to with them.
I orig though of the gil seller/same ip thing but they have assured me that this is not the case, there are no such restrictions to that effect. So im stumped. I have tried pretty much everything i can possibly think of, my router is fine, my modem is fine, connection is 50mbps so theres no problem with connection speed.
Funny thing is we used to get the occasional hitch with FFXI as well, but never with any other online game, just the ff series. I'm hoping its down to been a fairly new release and will be sorted, thing is I dont hold much hope, other people seem to be playing fine with no such problems.
I'm waiting til tomorrow to see what the latest email from SE tech will say, I'll update as soon as I hear something from them.
Has anyone has success with 2 people playing via router, if so would you mind sharing your settings, router make and model, I would replace mine if that helps as I was looking into getting a new one anyways. Thing is I dont want to buy one only to have the same issues. Mines a dlink dir-615 D2 (Although D2 is not on the website, i assume its something to do with been supplied by my isp Virgin Media)
Im playing on win 7, partner on xp as well, but we having the same problems with both of us playing on win7 and both of us playing on xp. I just prefer 7 she xp but we both have the 2 systems installed.
Edited, Oct 10th 2010 7:53pm by Goggers