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GTL connect help needed.

Discussion in 'GT Legends' started by PATOS, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. Hi all, I have managed to get GTL to start w\ my Windows 7 system thanks to the GTL Fix thread on RD.

    I can enter the game offline, get onto tracks, drive etc; however, my problem is when I tried to connect via ip to my buddy's hosted race I get an error message something like " game version does not match, host may be running a different version".

    I do have v installed and I even had him dl the patch and install it but the same error appears and we cannot connect.

    Any ideas on how to fix this would be greatly appreciated.
  2. I think that's that silly problem with extensions. All .GDB files need to be renamed to .gdb
  3. Excellent, Thanks guys! I will give this a try after work today.
  4. Hi Senad & Warren, update.... Your recommendation for the .gdb files worked; however, instead of getting the error message "the host may be running a different game version" once I pick my car and click the arrow to go into the server the progress bar at the bottom will load to about 75% and then i get kicked out of gtl altogether and it takes me back to the desktop and says "GTL has stopped working windows will notify you if a solution is found."

    Any ideas on a solution for this one? Many thanks!
  5. That seems strange. :confused:

    Does it happen with different car choices or is it restricted to a specific car?
  6. I tried a mini, alfa and a Abarth but i always get kicked back to the DT. Thanks for the help.
  7. Not sure what to advise now. :confused:

    Maybe try this batch file to rename the .gdb files.
    Unzip it to your GTL installation, and run it from there.

    Attached Files:

  8. Bram

    Ezekiel 25:17 Staff Premium

  9. Yes, the game was working I just could not connect to a host. Where would I find a crash or dump file to see if it gives any details as to the cause? Thanks.
  10. Dunno, you could try searching for *.txt or *.log files in the GTL folder, maybe you'll find something.

    I remember someone said that he got that error for having some kind of a pad adaptor plugged in. He checked the log, and saw something about it in there, unplugged it, and it worked.
  11. Hi Senad and all. Update: I got everything working! It took me 2 uninstalls and the 3rd install did the trick. When I started this thread the game was working except connecting to any online game, then while trying to solve that issue I managed to make the entire game stop launching.hehe

    Thus, that was the reason for the 2 uninstalls and reinstalls following the steps in the thread for W7\GTL. I think the 3rd install I left the broken :) .exe out to get everything going but I do not remember for sure. Nonetheless, it works and I now see the lobby w\ some servers in it and joined some open practices.

    I appreciate all the help and advice!