From: Cory Harasym (
Date: 01/08/02

--- Mike Stilson <mike@VELGARIAN.SYTES.NET> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 03:20:54PM -0500, Karl B
> Buchner wrote:
> >Try changing your mud's port to 23 and see if that
> >works.  Your ISP probably (probably!) wouldn't
> >block that as it is the standard telnet port. You
> could
> >also try port 80 and other Internet related ports.
> >
> >Blaize
> Actually, no.
> If your (or his) ISP is as anal as lots are about
> running servers
> then they'll be blocking standard ports
> (http/telnet/ssh/ftp/nntp/etc).
> Port 80 is probably the MOST likely to be blocked,
> especially thanks to
> nimda/code-red.
> And even if they aren't blocking but their AUP
> doesn't allow servers,
> then you really don't want a standard port anyway,
> since their little
> automated 'security' scanners check those.
> --
I was just may be from my
networking..cause my dad was spouse to do it..but it
didnt work so he jsut left it..we have to computers
connected to the internet through a hub..jsut one
Start>Settings>Control Pannel>Add/Remove
Programs>Windows Setup>Communications. I was just
wondering what needs to be selected to make your
netowrk. work. we are using windows ME. Thank you so
much guys for all your help!


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