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Tcp port 24000-24100

Trying to play Lexulous formerly known as Scrabulous. Cannot connect to the server. Tells me if I am on a wireless connection, to enable TCP ports 24000-24100. Its still not connecting. Odd however, that yesterday I played the game without any problem connecting. Help please/

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  • kellycarisma Mar 01, 2009

    exactly the same problem,was able to play yesterday but now get this msg when I try to log on

  • Tajma1 Mar 01, 2009

    Same problem here. Can no longer play lexulous on any of the macs in our home since February 28. I went to the Apple Genius bar today to be sure tcp port 24000-241000 was enabled. They said it was and always is on a mac. They said that lexulous must have done website change and did not take the extra step to make it applicable for mac users, only pc users. I have emailed lexulous. Lets hope for a quick fix.

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    same problem


    how do i fix?

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    I am getting that same message as well. Aaaargh!!!!!!

  • Code100 Mar 01, 2009

    I'm getting same message too...Rather frustrating...Aaaaargh!

  • miviva Mar 02, 2009

    me, too. i'm a mac player....

  • music78 Mar 02, 2009

    I'm on PC and am getting the same message.

  • STONELADY Mar 03, 2009

    i have same problem do u know how to fix it?



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Hi Sorry to hear you are having problems,
MacOS 10.4 has a firewall built into it ( Of course all MacOS X versions have firewalls ) that can have ports opened on it. You say it was working fine yesterday, did you change anything ?
Fastest and easiest way to open ALL TCP/IP ports is to turn off your FireWall for the time you are playing then re-activate it when you're done.
This can be done in the sharing pane of the System preferences, choose firewall and turn it OFF.
You could of course open just the ports 24000-24100 in the same preference pane...
But chances are it might be something else if you did not modify your system since yesterday.
Are you on the same network as yesterday? Are you able to play on another network ?

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