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configuring a router

DianeMJefferis
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Mom just got DSL and cannot host/launch her scrabble games anymore.  It seems as if this is a router problem.  She disabled her firewall but has no clue as to how to open all the ports in the router (Linksys) so she can host a game.  Can you give a detailed solution to a fix?
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first open a web browser and point it to http://192.168.1.1 the password will be admin unless you changed it
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your next step differs depending on the router, mine has a tab called applications and gaming, just go there and forward the ports you need open to the IP of your moms PC
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What OS is your mom running?  Try configuring UPNP this will probably sort the problem.
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