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#1 14 years ago

I am having a lot of problems with my internet and several programs. I am running Windows XP Home edition, and I have a recurring problem in different things. I cannot access the internet within a program, here are two examples...

I cannot connect to the music store in iTunes

I cannot get a server list in UT2004 (therefore can't play online)

So, to sum it all up, I cannot play games online, etc. I am using a LinkSys router. I was just away for four weeks. While I was gone, the only setting that I know was changed on my computer was the Windows firewall was enabled. I know that no router settings were changed. Could the Windows firewall be causing this? Or what possibly could? Even though no router settings were changed, lets not rule out that something weird might have happened with the router. I have done a full system scan with Norton AntiVirus, and I have scanned with Adaware. Please, I need some help. Thanks.




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#2 14 years ago

have you tried turning the Windows firewall off yet? go to Network connection - right click on Local Area Connection - click Properties and go to the advanced tap and uncheck th box. otherwixe you may have open up the manual for your router and goin to the router menu and see if any settign have changed and see if those changes are the cuase of this blocking. a router can be set to block certain types of traffic, heck it ma be set to block all outside traffic, but basic internet connections.




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#3 14 years ago

I tried the Local Area Connection, but it didn't work. There is also a 1394 Connection that is enabled and firewalled. But, I haven't touched it because I'm not sure what it is.




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#4 14 years ago

1394 is just another way of connectiing to your modem, alot of ISP provide modems that can both connect to your comp via the more commen ethernet and some can connect via USB, usually not 1394, but ou can use 1394 for networking with your home and its quite fast. looks like your going to have to check your router setting, which is something you should keep the manual for. I have a neatgear and to get in to my menu, its 192.168.0.1, type this in your IE browser address to get your menu.




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#5 14 years ago

Hmm, I wish I could give some suggestions Spartan, but I'm afraid there is little I can do to help :( . Possibly the problem is in the hub itself? You might require a new one. :uhm: Anyhow, good luck with it.




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#6 14 years ago

I took a quick glance at the router settings, and I don't think the router is the problem. My internet is working (obviously), so my router can't be broken.




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#7 14 years ago

check if there are any settings for content filtering in your router setting. my router i have services for- Block Sites, Block Services. See if you have anything like this and look to see what is set inside them.




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#8 14 years ago
Pestilence64check if there are any settings for content filtering in your router setting. my router i have services for- Block Sites, Block Services. See if you have anything like this and look to see what is set inside them.

Nothing there.




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#9 14 years ago

ieee1394 is just firewire. Are you connecting to an always on connection? Cable or DSL? What protocols are used to authenticate the connection? If it's DSL, do you dial in? It is PPPOE?

Is this the firewall in Service Pack 1 or 2?




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Peeping Tomieee1394 is just firewire. Are you connecting to an always on connection? Cable or DSL? What protocols are used to authenticate the connection? If it's DSL, do you dial in? It is PPPOE?

Is this the firewall in Service Pack 1 or 2?

I don't quite follow all that you are asking, but here is what I know. I have DSL and use PPPOE. I don't remember if it is SP1 or SP2. I am going to go now. I have to get up early tomorrow to go on my vacation. I guess I will try to solve this problem when I get back on the 18th.

EDIT: Holy shit, I just connected to iTunes. I will have to investigate the other examples and see if everything just decided to work now...




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