how do i open port? ( for torrent app)

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by zipper1022, Feb 11, 2007.

  1. zipper1022 macrumors regular

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    #1
    my friend (uses pc) and i qwere talking about torent downloads and he was saying that his went alot faster after he opened a port in his router...

    i had no idea what that meant until my brother asked me to do it onhis pc for warcraft 3, usuing a tutorial i did that but how would i do it on my mac?
    i run azureus and my downloads are slow, will opening a port help me? and how do i do it?

    thanks
     
  2. gauchogolfer macrumors 603

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    Are you asking how to open a port on your router, or on your mac?
     
  3. zipper1022 thread starter macrumors regular

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    umm well i guess its open port on my router right?

    when i did it on my borthers dell i typed the ip into the borwser and i got the lynksis page, then typed in the appname and the port i wanted open....

    i jsut want to know basically how to make my torrent client download faster becasue now it sucks...
     

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