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Does anyone have tips for making Guild Wars run faster or making it more compatible with my computer [Vista 16-bit]?

The latency of my computer makes it impossible for me to; interact with other players properly, buy/sell/trade items, participate in PvP, fight enemies properly and keep up-to-date with my guild.

If it sounds like a sob story just think about how much you like doing these things; Lag makes it difficult for me to enjoy GW fully.

-Sarah 05:22, 31 March 2009 (UTC) [ // Myraki Of The Fire]

Search Google for Vista Speed tweaks, delete the millions of temporary files that may be stored on hard drive, defrag hard drive, disable/stop/close extra programs that may be running in the background, add more RAM, upgrade to a faster CPU, add a better video card, run Guild wars at lower graphical settings, opt for a faster internet connection. All of these may help, but since you don't specify system specs or internet connection (i.e. 56k modem, ISDN, Cable/DSL, etc.), it's kind of hard to give a specific answer. --Drakora 05:40, 31 March 2009 (UTC)
Buying a dedicated, high quality network adapter (modern computers usually come with theirs on the motherboard itself, they're occasionaly of mediocre quality) can sometimes compensate for, but not totally fix high latency problems. Other than that, it can also be a connection problem as Drakora indicates above. 13:11, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

Lag in recent weeks.[edit]

For the last few weeks the Lag has grown exponetially. I can't even do a proper run anymore because GW keeps randomly booting me off. It's not my connection, it's not my computer so don't say that. It is somewhere with GW's servers in America. If I switch to international or European I lose most of the lag. Any idea what is wrong!?! Dervish-tango-icon-20.pngDevi Talk 16:46, 19 April 2011 (UTC)