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Old 10-22-2006, 08:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Difficulty to sign in msn

Recently I have the difficulty to sign in my msn.... when i troubleshoot it , it says that my gateway appears to be offline.... But I still can surfing net... what is the problem ?

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Old 10-22-2006, 08:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Do you have a router or software firewall?

Generally, in a case where one internet-based program is working while one is not is related to opened and closed ports.

Ports are different 'doors' to the internet and each program has a different port that it uses.

If you have a software firewall, make sure that MSN is setup so that it can act as a server and client to the internet. The same pretty much goes for a router, except routers seem to auto-detect such things.


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Old 10-23-2006, 12:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
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if ur firwall isnt the problem just reinstall msn its as easy as that.
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Old 10-23-2006, 05:28 PM   #4 (permalink)
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disable the Fierwall
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