Whenever I have had odd issues like this, I usually sit down with a tool like WireShark and look at the raw data being passed back and forth. It didn't have the permission to connect to the remote server. Mar 3, 8:

Unlike with other error messages, very little information is given regarding the the cause of the crash or how to fix it. I found out that for some reason Java 7 is not completely functional with Minecraft 1. Some network libraries automatically try a connection to second server while others need to have code in the application.

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