router help needed

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by Chuck57, May 1, 2006.

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  1. Chuck57

    Chuck57 Registered Member

    Sep 2, 2002
    New Mexico, USA
    Finally got cable DSL, and got my wife's and my computer connected through a router - Network Everywhere (Linksys) router #NR041-WM.

    I went to and it shows ports 23 (telnet) and port 80 (http) as being open. I connected Windows firewall and they still show open. Rebooted but no change. The router is on default setting and I'm a little hesitant to start playing with it for fear of screwing things up, which would undoubtedly make my wife mad.

    Any ideas how to stealth or at least close the above ports?
  2. SpikeyB

    SpikeyB Registered Member

    Mar 20, 2005
    You have to select an IP address that isn't given to either computer and set the DMZ to this address.

    Taken form here:

    Hope this gives you something to get you going in the right direction.
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