How to open port manually

Posted on 2004-11-11
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
How to open port manually on my Win XP Pro machine.I need to open some ports for multiplayer gaming?
Question by:Hare_sa
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    To configure ports on the Windows (SP2) firewall, do this;

    'Control Panel' -> 'Windows Firewall' -> Exceptions -> 'Add Port...' -> Enter the name of your game, and the port number you wish to open, select UDP or TCP, Click OK. (Repeat for other ports)

    Good luck
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    ...or for Windows (SP1), see this link;


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