playing games using a router

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Rob, Jan 6, 2005.

  1. Rob

    Rob Guest

    some games have trouble connecting when both parties use a router. why is
    this and how can it be solved?

    i cant play fifa 2005
     
    Rob, Jan 6, 2005
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  2. Rob

    Jack Guest

    Hi
    Router's NAT Firewall is protecting the Computer by keeping ports closed.
    Each game has a specific Ports that are used for communication, these ports
    have to be open through the Router and software Firewall in each playing
    computers.
    Cable/DSL Routers, NAT & Ports - http://www.ezlan.net/routers1.html
    Jack (MVP-Networking).


    "Rob" <> wrote in message
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    > some games have trouble connecting when both parties use a router. why is
    > this and how can it be solved?
    >
    > i cant play fifa 2005
    >
     
    Jack, Jan 7, 2005
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