troubleshooting Question

Setup adsl router into full bridge mode

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ApyrealFlag for South Africa asked on
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Hi

I play online games and often host them, which means i have to forward the ports because i am using a router. The irritating thing is that i can only forward 20 ports, and warcraft iii for example requires 16 ports to be forwarded. Now, that all works fine, but if i am lanning with a friend and i host a game on the net he is unable to join the game because all traffic coming to those ports is forwarded to my ip.

I heard about bridge mode, which as far as i can tell bypasses the router so that the pc connects directly to the net without (or something like that). Unfortunately i cannot figure out how to put my router into full bridge mode. I found the half-bridge mode function, but that only allows one pc to access the internet, which completely defeats the purpose.

I know the risks of full bridge mode and not using the NAT so i have a firewall on my pc and up to date virus programme.

So my question is, can anyone help me put my router into bridge mode so that all pc's on my network can access the internet

Regards
Apyreal
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