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Windows 7: Router ports won't open

06 May 2012   #1
VincentStrike

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Router ports won't open

Heya!

So, i've been hosting games for a while but i don't know what happened, after i try to port forward router ports they just won't open :O. Yeh, as i go to
Open Port Check Tool it says ''Error: I could not see your service on 62.**.***.*** on port (*****)
Reason: Connection timed out''

So.... How can i open my ports?? Do i have to call my router provider or something??


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06 May 2012   #2
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It really depends on your specific router model to setup port forwarding, it's hard to tell really. But a few things you could do in advance are checking that your computer as a fixed LAN IP address, and forward the port to that IP and make sure a program is actually listening to that port when you run the check online.
Another way to check it would be to connect two computers to the router, one to a LAN port and another to the WAN port, and check whether or not they can see each other.
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07 May 2012   #3
VincentStrike

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Argh....Any other tips?? I can put screenshots of that be related to this?? Just if you got any better tips that i could fix this or if you need any screenshot just tell me please
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