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Port Forwarding Help with uTorrent

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I have followed all the steps 100% fully in http://portforward.com/english/route...b/Utorrent.htm but I just can't get it to work, it says:

Welcome to the µTorrent Port Checker.
A test will be performed on your computer to check if the specified port is opened.

Checking port 614** on 217.43.***.**

Error! Port 614** does not appear to be open.

Please see www.portforward.com for more information about how to map a port.

Please make absolutely sure that PeerGuardian2 or Protowall is allowing utorrent.com (72.20.34.145) in either of those programs. Those of you using ipfilter.dat should make sure the list does not include the website's IP. After making sure of this, re-run this test by refreshing the page (F5).


Why isn't it working? How to I forward it correctly or is something else blocking it?

Cheers.

EDIT: This is with my XP laptop.
    
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you forward the port in your router's settings, for the IP address of your PC.
in order to do this, you'd have to have a static IP address. how to do this is explained in the guide on portforward.com. i have to say however, that uTorrent works just fine without doing all that.
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The easiest way would be just to enable uPNP on your router as µTorrent has the function of forwarding the port through uPNP

If it still doesn't work, there could be something between your ISP and uTorrent's site that is being blocked. What ISP do you have?
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