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How to open port manually on my Win XP Pro machine.I need to open some ports for multiplayer gaming?
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Hi

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;

http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/ports.mspx

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