[轉貼] Underground 2 online play via Hamach virtual LAN (VPN)

People are playing U2 (Underground 2) online, using Hamachi's virtual LAN application
and server. Here is how to set it up:

Download the Hamachi LAN app:

https://secure.logmein.com/products/hamachi/list.asp

Edit
\Program Files\EA Games\Need for Speed Underground 2\server.cfg
and delete the last line in server.cfg or put a # in front of it to
remove the binding ... ADDR=%%bind("159.153.253.82") ... or download this zip
with original (serverorg.cfg) and replacement file (server.cfg):

http://jeffareid.net/nfs8/n8srvcfg.zip

Install Hamachi, select non-commercial user (free version) or trial version.
You can delete
\Documents and Settings\<yourname>\Application Data\Hamachi
ever 25 day or so and restart Hamachi to reset the 30 day trial period
(or you could pay $49 / year).

Set Hamachi network connection as highest priority (else others won't be
able to see your server):

For XP/2000: Start > Control Panel > Network Connections, then, on the menu
bar, click Advanced > Advanced Settings and put Hamachi at the top of the list.

For Vista: Start > Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center, then, on the
left side panel, click on 'Manage Network Connections'. Now press Alt, click
on Advanced > Advanced Settings and put Hamachi at the top of the list.

Run Hamachi, then join server: turnuva26, password: 123. There are other
servers, but turnuva26 has been promoted well enough to make popular.
It's a Turkish server so their peak hours won't correspond with yours
if you're in a different time zone.

Start up U2 (Underground 2). If your system is multi-core, alt-ctl-del
out to task manger, right click on process speed2.exe, and set affinity
to only one cpu (use cpu 0 if you want to use fraps, which defaults to cpu 1),
as U2 (or any NFS game before ProStreet) will crash if multiple cpus are used
for U2. Back into U2, and click on LAN, hopefully you'll see one or more
servers. Join that server's lobby and set the filter, the annoying aspect of
U2 online because you can't set it to "any". Alt-tab out of U2 and look for
messages from turnuva26, usually players will specify the filter setting just
before creating a game. If you have a second monitor, you can use that to
watch for filter settings.

For the online play via LAN, career cars can be used, including uniques and
ECU tuning via hex editting, and most players are using these. I archived
my old nfsu2.zip as:

http://jeffareid.net/nfsu2/nfsu2old.zip

and create a new one:

http://jeffareid.net/nfsu2/nfsu2.zip

There's an alternative link, but the content of the zips are identical:

http://jeffareid.net/nfs8/nfs8.zip