Opening Ports Using A Cross Over Cable

Hello there i have 2 computers connected via a cross over cable i am able to download from the net on my main computer however i am unable to download from my computer connected via the cross over cable both have access to the internet and both can access each oter files but when i try to download from the computer using the cross over cable i get a NAT ERROR asking me to open my ports now how the heck do i do this on windows xp sp 2, i can access the internet as normal and email and even ftp but cant download because of this nat error. thanks in advance
MungoSteveAsked:
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sirbountyCommented:
Here's how to add ports to the firewall: http://support.microsoft.com/?id=842242
MungoSteveAuthor Commented:
also just to note the ports i need to open are a range from 10000 to 60000 thanks hope this helps, and i use the windows xp firewall
MungoSteveAuthor Commented:
Thanks sirbounty i know how to open individual ports but if i was to manually insert ports 10000 to 60000 i would be there for quite some time
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2hypeCommented:
The easyist solution would to go out an buy yourself a router, these are cheap and only cost about $30.  They will also add a hardware firewall to your setup.
MungoSteveAuthor Commented:
I Found The Soloution Myslef and require that points be refunded to my account.

It was a case of forwarding port 81 on my second pc in order to get dowloads to work, ive had no problems since. i will post in the support forum now as requested in the how to close options..

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