Re: client timed out the connection!
See the Network Troubleshooting sticky for some things to check.
If you have a firewall, there are two (XP) or three (Vista) files that need to be added to the exceptions list. May need to remove and re-add them to the list if they've been updated since they were added. Whether or not you use IE, the client uses the same global settings that IE uses. If IE is in an offline mode, the client will not be able to connect. Check to be sure that IE is not offline. Other things to check are routers, anti-virus software, net filtering software (such as Net Nanny), etc.
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