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Not Connectable: A firewall/router is limiting your network traffic. You need to open up a port so others can connect to you.

I have read the thread indicating how to properly ask a question, so I'll try to give as much information as I can.

Previous troubleshooting measures: (in order of occurrence)

In Windows XP SP3:

>Assigned IP address and other DNS server addresses,

In Linksys WRT54G V8 Router:

>Restored factory defaults in Administration=>Factory Defaults,

>Encrypted wireless connection,

>Forwarded port 61174 to,

>Unblocked Anonymous Internet Requests in Security=>Firewall,

In Windows XP SP3:

>Turned off windows firewall,

>Downgraded uTorrent to 1.6.1 build 490,

>Reinstalled uTorrent 1.8 build 11200,

>Installed Agnitum Outpost Firewall Pro 2009 ver. 6.5.2355.316.0597,

>Restarted computer,

>Set firewall policy to "Block Most" and allowed all activity for utorrent,

>Set firewall policy to "Allow Most",

>Uninstalled Agnitum Outpost Firewall Pro 2009 ver. 6.5.2355.316.0597

Miscellaneous Information:

>http://www.utorrent.com/testport.php?port=61174 returns an error,

>ISP is not blocking utorrent,

>No security software is installed

Also, I would like to add that, after forwarding port 6112-6119 to on my router, I am still unable to host game on Blizzard's Battle.net. This is the only prerequisite for people behind routers.

To double check this axiom, though, I forwarded the same port array to my laptop's LAN address, and I was able to host games on my laptop via the same wireless connection to the same router. This, I am sure, rules out any possibility of the problem existing from poor router configuration.

I'm grasping at straws. You guys are the only things standing between "Me" and "Me with a reinstalled OS".

That's usually my first solution to any Software problems and annoyances that I can't immediately fix. (I have a OS backup file archive on an external HHD.)

The only thing stopping me is the hassle of backing up all my files recently downloaded, and reinstalling my plethora of programs.

I just want to fix this minor problem. Firefox works fine, even through TOR; I can still max out my bandwidth - both downstream and upstream... I can still IM, play Blizzard games online, and even host my own Apache web server (well, the address is, so I can only connect to it while actually on it).

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Hi, sorry for taking so long to respond... I've been having some CPU overheating issues; I'm actually stealing my brother's dual core processor in place of my faulty quad core, which I think may just need a new coat of paste (*crosses fingers*).

I'm still getting unsolicited reboots from my computer when I'm doing CPU-intensive things, such as watching a video or playing a game; but I'm running Core Temp and the temperature is normal (~33C; currently 22/25), so it may be a software issue. Although, I have been surfing the web and coding for about 30 minutes now, and my computer hasn't rebooted, which is odd, because it rebooted only 1 minute into played Starcraft (which is no Crysis, I might add...). Later today I may (yet again) reinstall Windows XP to see if that resolves this issue... I do hope it's a software issue...

Anyway, as we know, simply reinstalling Windows does not resolve my other, networking issue. But when I directly connect to my modem, the problem disappears. I would also like to point out that when I connect to my router through my Marvell Yukon Gigabit Ethernet Controller (on my ASUS P5W DH Deluxe), the networking issues remain.

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jewlisheaven: I don't know that that means.

I just got back online after having serious router issues... I couldn't connect through it; it just randomly happened. I called linksys and they walked me through a firmware upgrade (to v8.00.5), which fixed my issue, and got me back online.

I crossed my fingers, hoping it would also resolve my port forward issue, but it didn't... utorrent's portcheck still returns an error. In hindsight, I probably should have mentioned this issue to that linksys chick... I guess I'll call them up again.

Anyway, also that Toredo application that utorrent installed on my system a while back is, well, still on my system, after having reinstalling windows, oh, about 3 times. Also, this indelible Internet Gateway Connection in my Network Connections also doesn't seem to want to go away (I connected this computer through another computer to the internet about 3 windows installations ago as well.

All these networking configurations sticking to my PC may be the source of my port forwarding problem...

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Hi All, what does it mean when the download / up-load indicator arrow is red instead of green, even after the whole file downloads & is seeding?

This only happens on one or two, some other files being downloaded would be green!

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Nuts: thank you for high-jacking my thread (a$$hole)

Switeck: I already inferred that the problem existed out side the scope of utorrent, since the same installation of utorrent had been working with the exact same LAN address ( until _something_ occurred of which this problem is a symptom.

Everyone, thank you for your time, but I think I need to go elsewhere for my issue.

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