If you are having trouble starting the game and receive one of the following messages, please download additional program file at:
Click Here to Download which will fix your problem with the game. Please download the file and copy and paste in your Shot-Online folder (usually it is under "C:\Program Files\ShotOnline International\" ). And then run Shot-Online. It will get started without a problem.
Message 1 cannot find 'http://www.shot-online.com/gamenotice2006.asp'. Make sure the path or Internet address is correct.
Message 2 Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library
Program: C:\Program Files\Shot Online International\ShotOnline.exe
This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it an unusual way.
Please contact the application's support team for more information.
It is a known problem with many games that dual core CPUs can cause errors and other issues. With Shot-Online you might experience a "Speed Hack" Error.
In order to solve this problem, please do the following:
Windows XP users: visit this link:
And download the hotfix. If you have already done this then please skip this step.
AMD Users: update your CPU drivers by downloading the appropriate file from the following location:
After performing the above steps please do the following:
1. Start the Shot Online launcher;
2. When the launcher has loaded, go to your task manager - do not connect to Shot Online yet.
3. Hit the processes tab and find ShotOnline.exe
4. Right click ShotOnline.exe, select and click "Set Affinity";
5. Take a check out of ONE of the boxes to the side of CPU 1 or CPU 0 then hit OK.
Now start the client as usual. This should resolve any issues related to speed hacks being detected by HackShield.
There are a few things that could be causing disconnections and error messages while logging in.
Anti-virus: please make sure you disable your anti-virus or grant Shot Online full access.
Firewalls: please make sure you disable your firewall or grant Shot Online full access.
Router: if you are behind a router, please make sure ports 5000-8800 are opened on your router. Shot Online uses these ports to connect.
Programs: please close ALL programs that are running in the background because one of them might be causing the disconnections or error messages.
Shot Online launcher: when you run Shot Online, a launcher will come up. Go to option -> and change the Update: from line 1 to line 2 or vise versa to see if it solves the problem.
ISP: contact your internet service provider (ISP) to see if there are any connection outages in your area.
Vista patch is implemented into our latest install clients. You can download the clients from our mirror websites or our direct download link. (http://downloads.gamescampus.com/global/ShotOnlineClient_GamesCampus.exe)
Currently Shot Online only supports Vista Home basic and premium. Our technicians are still working on Vista Business and Vista Ultimate.
If you get any HackShield error messages because of Vista, please take a screen shot of the error message and send it to email@example.com along with your user id and Vista version.