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Technical Issues

If you're having problems running Anarchy Online, you need to make sure that you have the latest drivers installed for your video and sound card. You also need to make sure that you have the latest service pack and/or updates for your Windows operating system.

Following are links to download drivers (a driver is a program that makes the card work) for some of the most common video and sound cards, as well as links to updates for Windows.

Video card Drivers:

- NVidia cards
- ATI cards
- Voodoo and other 3dfx cards
- Matrox cards
- Intel cards
- S3 cards
- Kyro/KyroII Cards
- SiS

Sound Card Drivers

- Creative sound cards (Sound Blaster series)
- Turtle Beach sound cards
- Hercules sound cards
- Cirrus Logic sound cards

Windows Service Packs and Updates You need to have both service packs installed. A service pack is just like a patch, it's an improvement of the OS you are running, try the links below to download it (the service pack is free).

- Service Pack 4 for Windows 2000
- Service Pack 2 for Windows XP
- DirectX 9.0c
- DirectX 9.0c

Connectivity Issues

If you are behind a firewall, or have firewall software installed on your PC, it needs to be configured to allow Anarchy Online access. Generally this is done by opening the following ports for the TCP protocol: 80, 7012, 7013 and 7500 - 7600.

System requirements

Anarchy Online is a science fiction-based persistent online role-playing game developed and published by Funcom.
What are the minimum system requirements to play Anarchy-Online:


Windows 98/ME/2000 SP1+2/XP Pentium II 300 128MB RAM 2X CD-ROM drive DirectX 3D 8Mb video card DirectX compatible sound device 700MB free hard drive space Internet connection, 28.8K Modem


Pentium II 450 256 Mb RAM 3D card with 32MB RAM, DirectX 8X CD-ROM drive 1GB free hard drive space Internet connection, 56K Modem