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Firewall blocking access to LimeWire.com

I have checked with my ISP and searched my computer and can not find the firewall preventing me from accessing LimeWire. Could it be in my router and if so, how can I shut it off?

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No your linksys BEFSR41 is not having any firewall inside so its probebly some firewall or some antivirus on your computer which is not allowing limewire.com to work on your pc
you did n't mention which operating system you are using and which antivirus otherwise i can help in that manner
k try to search in your computer
your ROUTER is nothing to do with this issue

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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The computer with LimeWire is the first place to check. If using Windows, there is a built in firewall with access rules. If you have a Internet Security Suite such as Norton 360, then it will need to be configured to allow access. Next is the router or firewall if you use one. The manufactured of the device will have documents on their website that explain how to configure the device for port forwarding. If this is the case make sure the ports associated with LimeWire are forwarded correctly.

After that may be the modem itself as many modems such as ones used for DSL are multipurpose devices and make use of a built in firewall & modem. Search your internet service provider for files related to access and configuration of your modem.

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