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Windows IM audio conversation not working

Posted on 2004-08-31
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I have Win XP Pro with connection coming into the house and going from cable modem to router to computers.  On one computer, I can use Windows IM for messaging but not for audio conversations.  I assume I have to set up my router to allow open ports, but I don't know how.  I have a Linksys BEFSR11 router.  

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Connie
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by:Tim Holman
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This is addressed in the MSN help files:

http://messenger.msn.com/Help/#LQ10
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I am not using ICS, I have only a hardware router as my firewall, no software firewall.  Also, is MSN Messenger the same as Windows Messenger?

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Try here instead:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324214

It looks like a firmware update for the Linksys will fix this.
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Thank you!  It worked great!  
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