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Port forwarding hi ,im trying to download other peoples share files from direct connect but it wont let me ,somone on site says its because i,ve got broadband router , any suggestions ??

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Re: port forwarding

Go to and follow instructions on how to port forward, select your router model first.

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hi easy go to web site example and go to support updates or firmeware , files , down load this file ,thsi is for model number , each model is diferent and diferent brand ,next connect cable to lan port check in network sharing center your gateway put this number in explorer depends of your router check default user and posword in google for your brand , inside of your router look upgrades firmware select the file that you download and istall it good luck hope this help.dont forget demcompress the file that your download

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Hi, I'm having problems port forwarding my Thompson TG585 v8. Im trying to port forward for utorrent application but it does not seem to work, everytime i get an error saying "port is not...

- Please check if it's UDP or TCP. You might have selected TCP for port forwarding but Torrent also uses UDP. For some ports that's important to make both forwarding. One for TCP, the other for UDP.

- If this doesn't work, you need to go deeper. You need to have access to an external computer on internet (a friend) from which you can start a telnet. For instance :
telnet mypublicip 45682

On your side, you need to check what's coming on your network interface. Two options to achieve this :
- Either you book a linux live cd (kubuntu), and you run in a console :
sudo tcpdump -ni eth0
(eth0 is the first ethernet adapter of your workstation).
- Either you use wireshark on Windows, this should do the trick, but you cannot be sure that there is no other software blocking on your current installation.


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Im not sure how to forward ports so i can download faster, at the moment im going at a slow 0.5KB/s ..... very rarely it jumps to 150 KB/s for a few secodns then falls back down again, peopel tell me to...

The speed of the download depends on how fast the computer that is holding the file(s) that you want can "send" the files.

Imagine one fast-food worker trying to serve 8 or 32 customers at the same time -- no matter how fast the worker is, everybody will get "slow" service. There's nothing you can do, at the order-pickup desk, to get "faster" service.

Similarly, "port-forwarding" is not the CORRECT answer to your downloading problem.

If you try to download something from a "fast" server (e.g., the latest version of Apple iTunes software), do you get "good" download speeds? If so, your computer and your router are working fine.

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I want to port forward my router it is Nokia

> 100 Kb/second [using] browser

Web-servers, such as the one hosting '',
are designed to give fast download speeds.

> BitTorrent ... 2-3Kb/second

When you are downloading, you are connecting to other people's "home" computers. Typically, their ISPs (Internet Service Providers) limit the speed of "uploading" (going "out" from those home computers) to a value about 1/8 of the "downloading" (going "into" those home computers) speed. That is "Strike One".

So, if multiple BitTorrent users are simultaneously "leeching" some files from the _same_ home-computer, that computer's speed-per-user is going to be very limited. That is "Strike Two".

Also, BitTorrent has been programmed to discourage "leechers" -- those who download to their computers, but who do not offer to "share" any content. So, being "behind" a router, your computer is being "blocked" from allowing people to "upload" (from your computer) and download (into their computer) any content. That is "Strike Three".

Login to the web-server on your router, and enable and configure "port-forwarding", to allow others (including the "Copyright Police" who monitor BitTorrent for violation of copyright law) to access your computer. (Violate copyright, and pay a big fine, and maybe go to jail.)

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I need to open a port. to use utorrent but i am not seeing the port forwarding

What kind of internet connection you have.

For any kind of DSL connection you don't need to do anything for torrent access.

If you have the file that needs to be hosted then what you are looking is correct, If you dont see the option for port forwarding then you need to look for alternate router to do that.

Share the model number and make of the router to give exact solution

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but before doing so,you have to contact microsoft to know the ip address assigned to the xbox and the ports(numbers) to be opened.
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I think you are asking for a router model number that works properly with what you are doing.
If you are already using a router, try connecting your pc directly to your modem and try to download. You should not have any problems with your download. If you are having problems, check your modem specs, maybe your modem is a modem/router(this means that you have to do your port forwarding on your modem.

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