Windows Client Configuration

This page describes Windows-specific client configuration changes for connecting your Windows machine client to an EQEmu server.

Be sure to adjust your eqhost file as indicated for all clients.

Generic Connection Instructions

The are the generic instructions for configuring your client for connection to an EQEmu Server.

Do not launch your EverQuest client prior to making these adjustments, as it will attempt to patch and you will have to reinstall the client from scratch!

Navigate to your EverQuest client directory and right-click on the eqgame.exe application.

Choose the Send To option, and choose Desktop (create shortcut).

Right-click on the shortcut you created on your desktop, and select the Properties option.

In the Target field, add " patchme", without the quotation marks, to the end of the line:

  1. If there are spaces in your file path: "C:\Program Files\Everquest\eqgame.exe" patchme

  2. If there are no spaces in your file path: C:\Everquest\eqgame.exe patchme

The final result can look like this: