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Network configuration I am taking forever to download a movie from Utorrent. It says my port isn't open. I am afraid to change anything and Bell says they can't help me. Would you be able to help me out here? Barbara

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Re: Network configuration

Hi Granny!

Here is a site that will will walk your thru ever step, every clearly, even with photos.

Go there, find your router in the list. When you click on it, you will see a list of programs. Find the Utorrent in the list, and it will walk you thru every step. If you have any issues, get back with us, or click on Get Expert help, for live chat help.

Good luck,,

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How to download videos for free

Hi Geraldmabias,

You could download videos or movies for free using torrents.
Here is how it works.
Open and in the search box type utorrent and click on search.
Download this software and install it.
Now go to some torrent sites like
Open and in the search box type the movie or video you would like to download.
if you see the movie click on it and click on download torrent, this will open utorrent software and provide the path to download it.

This will work absolutely fine.
Enjoy downloding.

Jul 06, 2011 | Routers


How to Configure Belkin routers for Centurylink, Embarq, Bell sympatico, Bell...

How to Configure Belkin routers without installation CD for Centurylink, Embarq, Bell sympatico, Bell Canada ISPs ?
Configuring Belkin routers without installation CD for Centurylink, Embarq, Bell sympatico, Bell Canada ISPs :
  • Connect the Computer to the Router in one of the 4 ports named wired (usually grey in color) using an Ethernet cable.
  • Do not connect the modem to the router.
  • Open internet explorer / Firefox / chrome or any of your default web browser.
  • In the address bar type the default gateway address of Belkin router i.e.,
  • Belkin router setup page (RSP) will be displayed.
Wired Part Configuration:
We need to configure the wired part by following these steps.
Step 1: You need to LOGIN to the router for making any changes. (No login password, just leave it blank and click SUBMIT)
Step 2: Click on LAN settings (found on left side of RSP), change the IP address from to and save changes.
Step 3: Now Connect the DSL Modem to Router in the port named Modem (usually yellow in color) using another Ethernet cable.
***Once you are done that, you need to re-login to RSP by typing the new IP address in the address bar of web browser.

Step 4: Check for the internet status at the top right hand corner of RSP. If it is connected then the wired part is working perfect with the router (wired computers will go online). Need not follow the steps below, directly jump to wireless part configuration.
Step 5: If the Internet Status is not connected then, click on CONNECTION TYPE (found on left side of RSP), it has to be selected as DYNAMIC and click next. It will ask for HOST NAME, leave it blank or you can type anything there and click on APPLY CHANGES.
Step 6: Now check for the internet status at the top right hand corner of belkin RSP. If it says connected then everything for the wired part is configured perfectly. You can go ahead and configure for the wireless part.
If it is not connected then we need to do a network power cycle.

Steps to be followed for performing Network power cycle:
  • Unplug the power cable of both your modem and router.
  • Wait for 30 seconds.
  • Plug back the power cable of the modem and wait until all the lights are lit up in it.
  • Now plug back the power cable to the router and check for the lights in the router.
Modem & Internet lights will be lit and they will be solid (blue/green) in the router; it says that the Internet status is connected. Now you will be able to go online in the wired computers.

If still Modem & Internet lights are not solid in the router; it may be blinking in red/ amber it says that the Internet status is not connected. You will not be able to go online in the wired computers.

In this case you need to connect your computer directly to the modem and check whether you are able to go online. If you are not able to go online, then you need to contact your ISP and fix your issue with internet.

The above method is applicable only for Embarq, century link, Bell Sympatico, Bell Canada ISPs. Because these ISPs will have the IP address same as Belkin routers....

If nothing works then you need to contact your ISP and ask them to bridge the modem...Bridging the modem disables NAT in the modem and allows you to get a public IP in the modem.
click here to configure wireless part...

on May 09, 2010 | Routers

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Need find out how portforward can you tell me how udp and tcp ports open

Here is the solution to help you out to do the port forwarding as you wished sir..

2wire-gateway-1921681254-300x234.png Once you have accessed your default gateway screen for your router, you will then want to click on the firewall tab at the top of the screen. After the firewall summary screen opens, you will then click on the firewall settings tabs to begin setting up an open port on your 2wire dsl router.
2wire-firewall-300x234.png Once the firewall setting screen opens you can then add an open port to your specific pc. Under step 2 you will see a list of predefined applications that have already been created for certain video games, servers and telephony (VoIP) services. Since in my example we are opening a port for Utorrent, we are going to manually configure port forwarding for one of my pc's. To be opening a port for Utorrent, click on "add new user-defined application" you can find the link just below the list on the left side of the screen.
2wire-edit-firewall-settings-300x234.png Once you click on add new user-defined application, you should have a window that resembles the one below. Within this window you should now be able to enter a name for the application that you are opening a port for. Underneath the application name, you know have the choice of either tcp or udp, and then you would enter a port number or a port range that you want to open up.
2wire-add-user-definition-300x234.png For security reasons, you should only open one port, unless the application specifies otherwise. The more ports that you have open on you router, the more doorways you open for hackers and viruses to enter your home network. Since we are opening a port for Utorrent, you are going to want to click on the tcp box and then enter the port number that Utorrent gives you, in my example I am opening up port number 51225. After you have entered you port number, click the add definition button. Once you have added the definition, you are going to then click on the back button.
2wire-utorrent-open-tcp-port-300x234.png After you have clicked the back button, you should now be at the edit firewall settings screen. All you have to do now is select your computer from the list that is listed After you have selected the computer that Utorrent will be hosted on, all you have to do is find the recently created user defined definition from the list under number 2. After you have located the Utorrent port forwarding application simply click on the add button, which should assign the Utorrent port forwarding application to your computer. After you have completed the above steps, you should be all set; now your Utorrent program should download and upload at a faster speed.

I have used Uttorent as an Example for you to have an idea how to do the work.. if you still have any problems or question just send a message i will get to you as soon as possible..

If you like the answer and it helped you please like the answer, it will be a great help.. Thanks

Jun 01, 2011 | 2wire (2701HG-B) Wireless Router

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I need to open a port to use utorrent

first u download a software called ultra surf from anywhere on the net...then this software will search for most suitable port and it will open it for u...


simply u can change the port no. between ' 6880-6889 ' in the preference option in utorrent....I think this will solve ur prob...KSHITIJ

Jun 17, 2009 | D-Link GamerLounge DGL-4300 Router...

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Hangs with Bittorrent

That is because you need to open a port on router with the same number assigned to your torrent client.

You need to check port number on bittorrent configuration, then access router control panel typing router IP on internet explorer address bar and configure the router to open the port.

Read the following articles.

How to configure your router to allow fast BitTorrent downloads

Brian's BitTorrent FAQ and Guide: What ports does BitTorrent use

Slow Bit Torrent downloads? Router configuration tips.

Opening port BitTorrent | / how to open firewall/router port

Guide to Open or Forward Ports for Utorrent and Azureus BitTorrent

Port Forwarding for the Netgear WGR614

Tweaking your system to get the most out of BitTorrent

Apr 13, 2009 | Routers

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Problem with downloading

- You must configure the required ports that the Utorrent has to your router.

Mar 13, 2009 | NetGear DG834G Router

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SMC Barricade g SMCWBRT14T-G router

You need to open the port that Utorrent is using check this link for the step by step way on how to do that on the utorrent and on the router

Hope that helps..............

Aug 08, 2008 | SMC Barricade g SMCWBR14T-G Wireless...

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Help with Static IP address configuration

no need to set static IP addresses for the PC, i have been using UTorrent client with a laptop and used the laptop on different network, just set your torrent port to be dynamic, or let the torrent client find an open port everytime you use it (it is always under network settings / preferences).

if you have other questions just let me know, i'd be more willing to help out.


Jul 30, 2008 | Linksys Routers

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Cant get decent speeds from u torrent


I recommend checking out

This is a great tutorial on configuring port forwarding on your particular router. This example is for emule but it will be very similar to uTorrent. You will want to determine what port uTorrent is configured to send data on and use that accordingly.

Good luck!


Mar 18, 2008 | Belkin (F5D7230-4) Router (587009)

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Utorrent downloads with WRT54GL?

Before we can forward ports for Utorrent, we need to figure out what ports Utorrent is using. Here is a brief walkthrough on how to do that. Go ahead and open up Utorrent.

Click Options in the menu at the top of your screen. In the list that drops down click Preferences.

Click Connections on the left hand side of the Utorrent program. You should now see the menu shown in the screenshot above. Make sure the Enable UPnP box is unchecked. The number in the Port Used for Incoming Connections box contains the port you need to forward. You can change the port number, if you want to. Please enter the port you chose into the box below.
Utorrent's Port for incoming connections To setup port forwarding on this router your computer needs to have a static ip address. Take a look at our Static IP Address guide to setup a static ip address. When you are finished setting up a static ip address, please come back to this page and enter the ip address you setup in the Static IP Address box below.

Do not skip this step! Please enter the static ip you want to forward to: 192.168.1.

Open a web browser like internet explorer or Netscape. Enter the ip address of your router in the address bar of your browser. In the picture above the address bar has in it. Just replace all of that with the ip address of your router. By default the ip address should be set to


You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now. By default the username is blank, and the password is admin. Click the Ok button to log in to your router.


Click the Security link near the top of the page.


Remove the checkmark from the Block Anonymous Internet Requests checkbox.
Click the Save Settings button near the bottom of the page.
Click the Applications & Gaming link near the top of the page.
You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Range Forward.


Port Range Application Start End Protocol IP Address Enable To Both 192.168.1. We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Utorrent requires you to forward the ports you entered above. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Range Forward menu.
When you're finished, click Save Settings near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

And that's it! You're done!

Feb 21, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GL Router

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