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Open my NAT

I was recently playing Xbox(360) Live and I got a message saying "Your router/modem's NAT is not OPEN. You will have a longer time finding/joining a match." 
Can someone tell me how to OPEN my NAT, PLEASE
Sincerely, Jason

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This is a very extensive procedure. If you go to microsofts website under XBOX networking support, it will tell you what ports must be entered. It is at the link below.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908874/en-us

From there, you will have to read the documentation for your router on how to put it in. There is some information here

http://www3.nohold.net/noHoldCust56/Prod_6/KnowledgePortal/KPScripts/amsviewer.asp?docid=1455f3979bad461e8f7fce27365aed93_KB3765_EN_070207_v1.xml&amsstatsid=2598262

Posted on Apr 22, 2008

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