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Hey guys, for about the last month i have been trying to port forward my router so utorrent can get through, i followed all the instructions on portforward.com. It said i had to make a static ip address, so i followed its instructions and when I did that, I couldn't connect at all to the internet. I have a d-link dgl 4300 router. Does anyone have any ideas? Im also under Windows Vista Ultimate on this machine and Xp home on the other computer on my network
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Update your router to the latest firmware. Consider enabling UPnP Port Management from the router & uTorrent side; it a good workaround & provide high speed & it's hasile free.

Note: when you update the firmware all routers configuration will be gone.

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Add a DHCP reservation for yourself instead of setting static IP, it works much better.
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Add a DHCP reservation for yourself instead of setting static IP, it works much better.
how might i go about doing that?

and my router has the latest firmware

thanks
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You should be able to go to 192.168.1.1 and log into the router. There should be a tab that has to do with reserving ip addresses and there you should be able to set a static ip.
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First go to basic > network settings and set it something like this.



Then go to advanced > virtual server and set it something like this.



Then go to bittorrent and set it to match whatever port you picked.
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First go to basic > network settings and set it something like this.



Then go to advanced > virtual server and set it something like this.



Then go to bittorrent and set it to match whatever port you picked.
THANK YOU FISHIE!!!!

that worked perfect
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Heres another step by step guide for your router and Utorrent...

http://portforward.com/english/route...0/Utorrent.htm

I have found that site very helpful in the past.
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