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Port 80 traffic not getting through router?

I have a 2wire 2700HG-D DSL modem/router.  I've set one of my PCs to allow port 80 traffic.  It looks like this in the router:

Web Server - TCP 80...192.168.2.101

However, when I type in the external IP for my network, nothing gets through.  After a few seconds, I get redirected to Google's search engine with my IP address entered in as the search critera.  Locally, I can connect to the web server via the 101 IP address.   I've turned off the PC firewall and still no luck.  I had this working previously but than had to reset the router.  

I also can't connect via remote desktop from the outside, port 3389, which is setup in the router as well.  I can connect locally on the network via remote desktop.

On the PC, I'm running Vista Ultimate with IIS 7.  I can browse locally on that machine as well.

Any ideas on what I'm leaving out to get it working?

Thanks,
Brett
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Is your isp blocking port 80?
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I don't think so.  Like I said, it will working only a few days ago.
Try running 101 as the DMZ and see if it works, if it does you can narrow down the ports from there.
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How do you run it as the DMZ?  Are you referring to a configuration on the router or PC?
Oh sorry,
Most routers have a configuration setting called DMZ, which allows a IP addy to run basically with all ports wide open. I am not familiar with yours, however, i can look it up.
I think your router's firewall is back to its defaults after you reset it which, most of the time, is block all ports/services of inbound requests to local LAN addresses. Try disabling it temporarily and see if it works...
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Running a port 80 scan using Shields Up!, port 80 is closed.  I can't turn off the firewall, only turn off features.  I did put the PC in a DMZ.  Still no luck.  I also called Qwest to see if they are blocking port 80 and they no.  Any other suggestions?
http://www.qwest.com/internethelp/networking/homenetwork/modemanswers.html#runserver

Scroll down that page near the bottom, it gives you instructions (in .pdf format) on how to setup the routers firewall to open the ports you need.

Hope this helps
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The problem isn't how to set it up but why does it keep blocking after I've set it up.  Port 80 shows closed after it is configured to be open.
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Thanks.  I've emailed 2wire and they sent a response back explaining what a firewall is (oh, joy!).  So, I'll work with them to try and figure it out.  Thanks again.