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i've just downloaded Azureus, BitTorrent Client, but i cant download anything, i know its because i need to open ports for it to use but i have no clue how.

I have a Belkin router and i know how to get into the settings though my browser but no idea what settings to set.

i'm also using Norton AV and i set Azureus to always allow.

can anyone help?
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Port Forwarding on the router, and open ports on the firewall if you have it on your comp...

Not too good with networking yet, but there are some articles on it around, google it
    
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Port Forwarding on the router, and open ports on the firewall if you have it on your comp...

Not too good with networking yet, but there are some articles on it around, google it
thats the bit im struggling with lol i have no idea.
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http://portforward.com/

This should help
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post #5 of 20
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i've just downloaded Azureus, BitTorrent Client, but i cant download anything, i know its because i need to open ports for it to use but i have no clue how.

I have a Belkin router and i know how to get into the settings though my browser but no idea what settings to set.

i'm also using Norton AV and i set Azureus to always allow.

can anyone help?
You should be able to set a port range to use in the Azureus settings. After you do that, go to the "Port Forwarding" section of your router config(usually in advanced or something like that), and enter the port range to forward to your computer's local IP. Simple as that.
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thats the bit im struggling with lol i have no idea.
You might be able to find something on the Belkin website, uTorrent is good to help with opening ports... links you to a page that shows you how to forward them, lemme bring it up.

EDIT : Can't seem to find, gonna keep looking.
    
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You should be able to set a port range to use in the Azureus settings. After you do that, go to the "Port Forwarding" section of your router config(usually in advanced or something like that), and enter the port range to forward to your computer's local IP. Simple as that.
i can only enter 1 port in azureus and it always gives an NAT error.

in my router settings i dont know how to. simple as, im a complete noob with networking i know nothing.
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i can only enter 1 port in azureus and it always gives an NAT error.

in my router settings i dont know how to. simple as, im a complete noob with networking i know nothing.
go here http://portforward.com/
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i am there now i just need to find the model number of my router and i can get cracking! lol thanks
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Exactly the site I was looking for... site was giving me a error a couple mins ago...

Oh well
    
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