XP firewall is usually on by default. Did you disable it previously? You might check again to make sure it isn't selected. Let us know if you are still having problems. Go to the wwwpalacetools,com live directory and try entering palaces from there. Some hosts were having problems due to a router being down and whole grids were affected. This made it impossible for a lot of ppl to access many palaces. Let us know how your doing...
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