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Alright, I have a Thomson TWG870 router, and whenever i try to port forward, I'm pretty sure i do all the steps correctly,but when i check if the port is opened, it says its closed. Here is an example of how i tried port forwarding the port 45565:

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Clarification Request
Did AIM just shut down?

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Heres what im trying to do

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Well whenever I'm playing games with friends, I have to open a port so i can create a server that they. All I'm trying to do here is port forward correctly. As you see on my example I tried that but my 45565 port is still closed.

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As I can't guess all the possible other blocks.

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What you did looks OK but won't work if the ISP blocks ports. Not unusual for that or your security suite to block them.

In a pinch or a test I just toss my server IP into the DMZ entry and test. If that fails the block is not my router.

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DMZ Test

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Alright so i went to DMZ setup and i put in my IP, unfortunately when i went to the Open Port Check Tool, All the ports were blocked,I tried even ports 80,443,21 none of those were opened.

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Sounds like it's not the router.

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Remember I only know what you tell. And what it could be is too long to write here.

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Is there another way?

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Well this is possibly because my ISP is blocking the ports, Is there another way i could open ports up? I tried that software "Albertino Port Mapper" All it does is it Maps UPnp ports. If there's another way, then please show me de wey.

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WAN and External

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I also have to mention that my WAN IP is not same with my External one, my External one starts with 46. and my WAN with 10.

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That's different.

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So I would be guessing you have some non standard setup. This means you have to reveal that. The most common is the DOUBLE NAT and it's PITA to setup.

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