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Windows 7: change TCP settings

08 Aug 2014   #1
Stokkers

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
change TCP settings

Hi all

I am trying to run a communications program and I have to change settings. I have managed to change the router destination ports, but I am having one Hell of a problem trying to find out how to change the TCP settings. I have tried follow MS instructions, but as usual, I have got so far along and cannot see what they are telling me. The instruction from the program are: Allow TCP (source port any, destination port 5200) from PC to internet.

Wonder if there is anyone who can help me?


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09 Aug 2014   #2
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This sounds to me like creating an outgoing firewall rule to let a program connect to internet on a particular port. Router configuration should not matter typically (NAT blocks incoming only).
For Windows built-in firewall, by default outgoing filtering is also disabled, unless you enabled it manually afterwards (is that your case?).
Do you have an antivirus with an integrated firewall or any other firewall possibly blocking it?
With all the defaults, and strictly following the line you copied, I think you don't need any special setup for it to work, as long as you stick to Windows defaults.
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11 Aug 2014   #3
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stokkers View Post
Hi all

I am trying to run a communications program and I have to change settings. I have managed to change the router destination ports, but I am having one Hell of a problem trying to find out how to change the TCP settings. I have tried follow MS instructions, but as usual, I have got so far along and cannot see what they are telling me. The instruction from the program are: Allow TCP (source port any, destination port 5200) from PC to internet.

Wonder if there is anyone who can help me?
You need to create an outbound rule that allows ALL TCP ports for the given application and then an inbound port that allows TCP port 5200.

This should resolve the issue from a client perspective as long as your router configuration is correct

Josh
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11 Aug 2014   #4
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Allow TCP (source port any, destination port 5200) from PC to internet.=> So outgoing!! Windows Firewall allows all outgoing stuff by default. What did you configure on router?? Outgoing traffic works out-of-th-box.
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