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I have an old SMC router, and its model is SMC7004VBR-CA and I can connect to the internet fine and all that jazz, but I cannot go onto games. I checked, and with both firewall on and off, and ports forwarded, the games are having a hard time finding servers for 1, and 2, whatever ones they do find, I cannot connect to any of them.

What do I do? Does it need a firmware upgrade or something?

Unfortunately, they do not carry any drivers or firmware for my model on the website.
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post #2 of 8
Try your NAT (i don't know what it means lol)

But my NAT blocks alot of programmes for some reason. That MAY be your problem, other than i am thinking ports. But you hav already checked that.
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I am in the NAT, but I dont know anything on it! its all gibberish to me.
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You could try turning DMZ on, though this will make you a lot more vunerable on the internet. NAT is network addressed translation, basically what this does is hide you pc from other people when you are online. The only thing people can see is the router when you are on the internet. The router assigns each pc attached to it a 192.168.1.1xx address. You have to run ipconfig in windows to see what your address is then forward the ports to that particular address.
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how do I turn of DMZ? Vulnerable? haha, nothing a firewall cannot fix.
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I just edited my above post to include more info.
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Like i mentioned above, no firmware (please, for the sake of yourself, read the fricking posts).

Now, I need to know,I do not understand about this DMZ or whatever. I forward ports, but they don't do jack.

OK guys, fine, I need help with ports for:
Counter Strike Source
Battlefield 2
GRAW 2 Demo
FEAR
World In Conflict Demo
Company Of Heroes

Yeah, I dunno what is wrong with this router, maybe its just a piece of crap.
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