keep an eye on my sig.
I watch it every day pal
or should I say "Portmaster of Disaster"?
chestermike, I guess its my fault that Flocke is so bored about this topic
I tormented him very often in the past about these issues and he put a lot of time into this stuff to help very much people that just asked and you never seen any sign of them again.
Flocke maybe you should write a fibula about this whole topic? Call it the "Port-Survival-Guide"
(yea I know, the time...the time
so chestermike what can you do...? I suggest to begin to read this thread again. It personally helped me a lot.
Another tip I have is to switch off every torrent software that you might have running in the background. It might switch your ip settings temporary!
And another thing would be useful. Try using google, simply type in your router model or your fw and look through some forums. In nearly 100% of all cases someone else like you, with the same configuration had the similiar problems and a solution, too.
ppl are busy and the searching tbh is your job, not ours. As you seen someone is there in wz most of the time and willing to test.
some other possible sources of error:
- deactivated services
- background programs
- windows defender and similiar anti mal+/spyware stuff
- interfering selfinterupting "security-software"
- old or bad drivers (network, chipset)
- old firmware of your router/whatever
- defective configuration
- crap vista user accounts with their dang limited restrictions to almost everything
you see the list is big and I guess there are some more points. The analysis perhaps will take many hours to figure out what's the source of the problem and honestly most ppl here don't have the time and it isn't a kind of a service here or something.
Therefor we have the forums and the www. Use it to see, if someone had the similiar problems. So its up to you to spend some time. And you don't have to be a computer genius to get this stuff working.
If you don't know what portforwarding is, study wikipedia f.e. I did this myself, too. (also use google instead of the search function here)
So a question doesn't cost anything, that's right, but @first you have to invest your time. It can be annoying to don't get it working within the first 10 clicks, I have to admit, but thats the way it is.
I end with a quote, which helped me a little as I had the same problems in the beginning.
Jonboylondon wrote:keep the faith
and you get it done, I'm sure about
( for the implausible cause, that you're using nvidia firewall, pm me or better deinstall it as fast as you can and replace it with the cuil free Comodo one
see ya in wz
edit: forgotten the swiss cheese aka the windows firewall as possible source of an error