Performing open ports on WindowsVista and Windows 7 can be implemented by the user using the standard tools of the Microsoft Windows operating system without using third-party software.
You will need
- - Windows Vista-
- - Windows 7.
Click the "Start" button to open the main system menu and go to "Control Panel" to initiate the procedure for opening ports in the Windows Firewall.
Specify the "Security" item and go to "Windows Firewall" to go to the next step.
Select "Advanced Options" in the left part of the application window and enter the administrator password in the appropriate field when the authorization window appears.
Expand the link "Allow the program to run through Windows Firewall" and select the "Inbound Rules" section.
Specify the item "Create rule" and click the "Add port" button to perform the operation of opening the selected port.
Click the "Next" button and enter a name that allows you to associate an open port in the "Name" field.
Enter the number of the port selected for opening in the "Port" field and click "Next".
Specify the desired protocol (TCP or UDP) in the "Ports and Protocols" dialog box that opens and apply the "Allow connection" checkbox in the next "Actions" window.
Apply the checkboxes on all the fields in the new "Profile" dialog box and click "Finish" to apply the selected changes.
Click the Change Scope button to select the number of computers that have permission to use the selected port, and specify the desired value.
Repeat the above steps for each port to be opened.
Restart the computer to apply the selected changes.
Remember that the above algorithm of actionsAllows you to open ports in the computer's firewall, but not connected to the permissions of the Internet connection provider. To solve such problems, you need to contact the representative of the provider company.