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WRT54G + XP SP3 - Port Opening

Q: WRT54G + XP SP3 - Port Opening

Afternoon all- After dealing with some unstable issues using Gamespy I have been inspired to try and get the private LAN game back up and running I have been trying over the past year to get other gamers to see my machine but to no avail All we get are time out errors - which has led to a battery of port tests It appears that everything is blocked or filtered I have Opening Port + XP SP3 WRT54G - checked with my ISP and they do not block any ports WRT54G + XP SP3 - Port Opening However no matter what I try - I get the same response a connection refused I am beginning to think this is a SP XP issue as I have tried WRT54G + XP SP3 - Port Opening completely bypassing the router wrt G in safe mode with networking and I get the same messages and game response Here is what I have WRT G Version Updated Firmware to version Windows XP with SP Game trying to plan - Flight Simulator X Ports anticipated by FSX - and I have two workstation running into the router One system non-gaming is hardwired The second system FSX machine uses a wireless adapter D-Link DWL- I don t have any network connection issues as a whole Everything has been running stable and access is fine The wireless adapter is under WEP security What I have tried Verified that all antivirus software is off windows and avast Made gaming computer static IP - On router - set port forwarding to the ranges as noted above for FSX On router - enabled DMZ for On route - unchecked quot Block Anonymous Requests quot Connect directly to modem Safemode networking That s about all I can think of No matter what I try I can not see the ports open I can ping my IP Lost and confused Any help is appreciated Benjamin nbsp

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A: WRT54G + XP SP3 - Port Opening

just an update for you... i've seen your post and plan to look into your problem so i will get back to you again.. probably later today.
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A:WRT54G V6 Won't Port Forward

Have you forwarded ports for any other device or software, do they work on that router?

The only thing I can think of is if your ISP has your IP address behind their firewall, known as a private IP.

I know you said you asked them, but you might call back and ask a technician if your IP address is Public or Private.

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Had you already tried to forward port 80 before?
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A:router not passing port scan after opening port

Have you tried a different port to see if that port is being blocked by your ISP?

I also see that your parsing TCP to UDP, probably doesn't make a difference to the port being open or closed but it might be better to set them both the same or set to Any.

Another problem you may encounter is your IP may change, most ISP's like to change your IP every so often so you may have to set up a DDNS with a hostname in order to access the services you want remotely.
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A:router not passing port scan after opening port

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A:Port forwarding(redirecting), NOT(!) port opening

Honestly no one knows?

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A:Need help opening a port

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A:port opening

Is the Zxyel the only external device you are using for Internet?

With NAT, there are two IPs, a local IP and a public. Most websites will only read the public IP, and the local IP is the IP from the network connections, and in utorrent the IP that displays is most likely the public IP.
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A:Help Opening A Port

Brand and model of your modem and of your router?
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A:port opening

Log in to your router by navigating to the IP address of the router ( is the default). Once logged in, click on "Applications and Gaming". Forward port 5001 to the internal IP address of you Slingbox. Click "Save Settings". Done!

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What exactly are you trying to do. What is the port number and what are you using it for.....

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A:Port Opening Problem

I am not all familiar with a BT HomeHub but have configured a number of different routers for port forwarding. I am also assuming that you wish to perform port forwarding when you say you are opening ports on the router.

1) Check your ISP's terms of service. If they do not allow you to operate a server, they may be blocking typical access ports for such servers.

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A:opening a port for software

What software is it? If you have a firewall on your PC, you would need to open the port in their. If you require people on the Internet to access this program and you are behind a router or firewall, you will need to do some port forwarding on your router as well.
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A:Opening a port for Warcraft3

basically firewalls are a bad thing if your a gamer, but nonetheless. opening ports is not easy and i dont recommend it. If you want i can go and look at some other sites and find out how. but again i dont advise you try.
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A:Port Opening With Windows 7

Welcome to TSF.

That guide is for Vista and not Windows 7.

Go to the Control panel, then Windows Firewall, then select Advanced settings in the left hand column.
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A:Opening A Firewall Port ?

Does this help as a start?

1. Open Windows Firewall by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Security, and then clicking Windows Firewall.
2. Click Allow a program through Windows Firewall. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
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7. To change scope for the port, click Change scope, and then click the option that you want to use. ("Scope" refers to the set of computers that can use this port opening.)

Have you already solved this?
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A:opening a specific port

Did you try the Troubleshooting for Window Vista? I assume you are running the builtin Windows Firewall: Open a Port in Windows 7?s Firewall — MAXIMUMpcguides – Windows 7 tips, tricks, help, and how-to guides
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A:Trouble with opening/forwarding port

Hi there,

Have you done IP reservation in your router for port-forwarding?

Port 25 is an example of a Port that is often blocked by an ISP in an attempt to prevent malicious activity or programs that hog bandwidth, read more here. You may call your ISP to find out..... or it can be that your router has an outdated firmware. In some occasions, a router is the culprit and changing to a different one helps.

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A:port forwarding/opening question

Seems to me that you missed the rules or overlooked the first one:

P2P Instructions - We do not support P2P file sharing applications and any threads requesting help for such will be closed. This includes Torrents, Kazaa, LimeWire, RapidShare, Pirate Bay, and the like. If you're interested in the topic, you are free to discuss it on our site (and please visit, but information on how to use them will not be provided.Click to expand...
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A:Need Help with the netsh firewall add port opening

This Microsoft KB Article may be of help: How to use the "netsh advfirewall firewall" context instead of the "netsh firewall" context to control Windows Firewall behavior in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Vista. Even though the title indicates Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, it also applies to Windows 7.
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A:Port Forwarding/Opening Ports

It's great isn't it? All this different terminology. Nothing better to reassure you of hours of problems.

Outgoing ports are ports you want to allow out of your network. Some businesses only allow ports 80, 25 and 443 to prevent users using things like p2p, skype or encrypted communications. It is generally better to allow all ports out at home unless you are specifically blocking an application or suspected rogue application.

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Source is a source IP address and port. You can define all ports from a specific address or a specific port from a range of or all addresses.

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Sounds like some of the trouble I've been having. If I figure it out I'll let you know.
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A:utorrent red exclamation mark asking about the opening of a port

please re-read the rules here
which you agreed to and read when signing up

we do not support torrents
P2P and File Sharing - We do not support P2P file sharing applications or web sites where the aim or much of the content is illegally shared copyrighted music, videos, or other files. This includes torrents, Kazaa, LimeWire, RapidShare, Pirate Bay, and the like. Any threads requesting help for such will be closed. Obviously, this does not include legitimate sites like YouTube, Flickr, Vimeo, Metacafe, etc, that have a strong content policing policy. If you're interested in the topic of P2P, you are free to discuss it on our site, but information on how to use these services will not be provided.Click to expand...

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A:utorrent red exclamation mark asking about the opening of a port


please re-read the rules here
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we do not support torrents
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A:Firewall Settings HTTP (port 80) HTTPS port 443 FTP port 21 error message

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The speed-booster version is better, unless you plan on modifying it, then it depends on what models your modification works with.

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Not that I know of.

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A:Linksys WRT54G Qs

I'm assuming that file is the connection utility that came with the installation CD?

Have you tried disabling that and using the Windows Connection Utility?

Have you scanned for virii or malware lately? Install anything other than the router?

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A:WRT54G Linksys

It is the latest standard and typically gives you faster and more stable wireless transfers.
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A:Linksys WRT54G

Turn on WEP or WPA, whichever your router supports.
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A:WRT54G (v5) is toast... any new suggestions?

I've always had great sucess with Linksys, just retired one of mine that was 7 years old and never had a problem with it.

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Solved, zone alarm was preventing me from accessing the routers
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A:Linksys WRT54G security

Static is not necessarily more secure, but that way you can limit the range of PCs that can connect to only those that the router allows. The MAC-filter does the same, and is an extra security that you should definitely use.
You MUST activate the firewall in your router (if it has one) and set it to "Stealth" mode if possible. On top of that you need to install a software firewall on each PC, as well as AV-software.
Browse to and see how secure your PC is.
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A:linksys wrt54g problems

I have the exact same router. I'm running 3 systems with Seven, one with XP, one with Vista, 3 iPod touch devices a Nintendo Wii and 2 networked printers. Zero problems. Most are on the WiFi, only my file server is direct-connect.

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A:Tomato on Linksys WRT54G ver. 6

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