Help needed with a dial-up connection

By Anonymous Danny ยท 4 replies
Aug 5, 2005
  1. So hey, a friend of mine plays this game online (Warcraft III) but he can't host any games. This is usually caused by portforwarding problems. However, he says that he shuts down his firewall (Mcafree) before he plays. I would think that this is a hardware firewall issue then. I managed to fix my portforwarding problems but my friend is on dial-up, not DSL. Does anyone know how to portforward on a dial-up connection, or even if you can? Will turning off the firewall on the 1394 connection stop the problem?! Any help would be awesome.
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    There is no 'port fowarding' on dial up, thats a direct connection. Port forwarding is if you are going through something else before the real connection. So I think his hosting problem lies elsewhere.

    As far as turning off firewall on the 1394 (firewire), its not going to make any difference whatsoever.
  3. Anonymous Danny

    Anonymous Danny TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    So any idea on how to fix this problem?
  4. tdeg

    tdeg TS Rookie Posts: 119

    I'm not sure if you can host WOW games on dial-up. I didn't think dial-up had enough bandwidth.
  5. Anonymous Danny

    Anonymous Danny TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    It's not WOW, it's warcraft 3. It says in the manual that a 56k modem can host a game
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