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Old 05-04-2004, 10:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Direct connect over AIM with Linksys router?

Anyone know how to configure THIS router so that I can direct connect over AIM? I'm using AIM v4.7, and my router is a Linksys WRT54G. PLEASE do not recommend to upgrade AIM, but #1 that won't fix the problem (except I've heard that the latest beta allows direct connections for people behind firewalls), but I also do not wish to upgrade to that new fancy ****. I'd still be on ICQ 98 if I could be.
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Old 05-04-2004, 11:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have not been very successful in this. If you want, try placing yourself in the DMZ just before trying to connect via direct connect. I've done this over and over with 2 people concurrently in their own DMZs and have had very "bumpy" success.


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I have a linksys router and I am able to direct connect. The only extra ports I have opened are these:

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