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Windows 7: Port Forwarding

03 Jun 2011   #1

windows 7 home edition x64 bit
Port Forwarding

So kinda bad with programming and what not but here's the thing

My parents have a firewall block (Netgear Router) for internet access. It comes on at 6p.m. the reason being is my parents don't want my sister on at night, but they said I could.... yet the block applies to everyone. I was looking into ways that I could get around the firewall schedule and found port forwarding.
At first tried it on my xbox, and it worked (used a tutorial), all I needed was my xbox IP and the port #'s the tutorial told me.
Now I want to try it on my laptop, but the thing is I don't know how.
I got my IP #, but how do I get ports? Is there some way to find out what ports I need to open for a laptop, or is there already ports determined? I'm lost.
anything would be helpful.

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03 Jun 2011   #2

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Windows 7 x64

If your parents have approved it and you do in fact have the log in information for the router
there is a easy to use program for this.
Simple Port Forwarding | Simple Port Forwarding
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03 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Welcome to Windows Seven Forum.

Have a look here: Port Forwarding Guides Listed by Manufacturer and Model - but do check with your parents first.
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