Opening network ports for torrent downloads

November 4, 2010 at 11:39:42
Specs: Windows XP, core 2 1giga
Hi i want to open network port for my torrent downloads for best speed and i have cabal net so i don t have any router or modem thing just a simple ethernet cable?

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November 4, 2010 at 12:04:16
You can only open ports on a router. No router no access to ports. You would need to talk to your isp though I doubt if the port(s) are blocked that they will open them for you.

Are you sure they are blocked?

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November 4, 2010 at 12:31:04
If you have to open a port locally on your computer, you have to do this in the personal firewall, if installed, or in the windows firewall.

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Let us know, if the problem is solved !!!

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November 4, 2010 at 13:16:20
Good point Paulsep

•A BitTorrent client normally associates the TCP port number 6881. However, if this port is busy for some reason, the client will instead try successively higher ports (6882, 6883, and so on up to a limit of 6999). In order for outside BitTorrent clients to reach this one, they must be able to connect to the correct port.

These would be the ports to open

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