Forum discussion tagged with Port.
  1. S

    Question Help me find a 90-degree+ USB to Thunderbolt (Male to male) converter, please. (No cable/wire)

    Hello all, I am looking for a DC power (Power from USB to Thunderbolt) 90-degree USB to Thunderbolt converter. That is MALE to MALE. (With NO cable/wires) Something that looks like this...
  2. S

    Question Display Port cable (Samsung BN39-02625A) no longer detecting signal, looking for advice on alternative DP or HDMI cable

    Hi there. I bought a Samsung Odyssey G7 monitor back in November alongside my brand new PC and with it came a Display Port cable (BN39-026225A 2144 GM). The monitor is 27" and has a 1440p resolution with a 240Hz refresh rate. My GPU is an RTX 3080. I've been running at a 240 refresh rate with...
  3. kurt16A

    Question How to disable access to the router login page from Internet?

    I just got a new router Zyxel EX5601-T0. Everything goes well, except that I discovered accidentally that the admin interface can be accessed by anyone on the internet. This has never happened to me before (I used several routers before). Actually because of an indirect help from a subdomain...
  4. GeorgeHill

    Question PortForwarding Ark

    Hello, Hope a new set of eyes can help me figure this out. I have been trying to host a ARK server and been port forwarding. Ports don't seem to work; where as port forwarding my server RDP port and testing port 80 or even testing a Minecraft 25565 the ports open. But as soon as I touch Ark...
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    Question USB C not working?

    I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad 3 Gaming laptop to have something to use on the go an and noticed it had a USB C port on the side next to the charging port. Upon plugging in a USB C to USB C cable it doesn't want to read data or charge itself when plugged into a USB hub with 100W of power is...
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    Question HDMI port problem

    Hello, my hdmi port that i use to connect my pc to my monitor and to my projector is problematic and needs to be replaced. I bought this...
  7. O

    Question Router trigger ports ?

    Dear all If I only want to open ports for a game that, for example, requires: TCP: 1000, 1100 UDP: 1000, 1100 And I want to do it in the trigger port function. 1. What info shall I then insert? Trigger port 0 ~ 0 Target port 0 ~ 0 For TCP, UDP or BOTH? 2. I have tried to experiment a bit...
  8. G

    Question Low speed on front panel USB type C port ?

    I am having quite a strange problem, my front type-c port delivers usb-2 speeds (around 40mb/s) when I plug an external ssd to it. It's worth mentioning that the same ssd connected to the same port deliverd 500mb/s speeds before I upgraded to windows 11 and in addition it worked fine with my...
  9. l4whitney

    Question Game server port closes after specific local PC disconnects or server is restarted.

    I am currently running a Minecraft server for a few friends on a laptop connected to a TELUS Wi-Fi Hub. I have successfully configured it so that both local and global users can connect and everything works fine EXCEPT that when my roommate disconnects from the server or the server is restarted...
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    Question [Screens] Port Forwarding - What am I doing wrong?

    Hi, Below I've attached a couple of screens showing my router settings: I open port "37540" via TCP/UDP and direct at "" which is the ip of my desktop computer. Secondly, I have a screen showing that same port# in my Torrent-application but doing checks online it comes up as closed...
  11. Miltoid19

    [SOLVED] USB plug In and plug out sound repeating

    Hello there, I have started getting some USB disconnect and reconnect sounds out of nowhere and I don't seem to be able to find the source. I have downloaded USBLogView and it shows me well this The amount of times this is happening to me seems random and it tends to happen more often whenever...
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    [SOLVED] HDMI port not working on GPU after Windows crash ?

    Hey Guys, So ive recently picked up an older pc for a good price and it was working perfectly fine. I decided to dowload amd drivers for my gpu, and thats where the trouble began. Once i downloaded the drivers my gpu it lost all signal to my tv via hdmi. It does not recognize the TV anymore...
  13. S

    [SOLVED] Some Port Forwarding Rules Work, Some don't

    Hi there, I am attempting to forward a port on my ASUS RT-AC68U. The router is configured in normal wireless router mode and handles DHCP for my network. It's connected to an AT&T provided PACE 5268AC which is configured to bridge mode, sending all traffic to the ASUS router. The ASUS router...
  14. Pc30001

    [SOLVED] Cant use both monitors at the same time

    Hello. A friend of mine recieved a new monitor. He has a MSI desktop PC with two HDMI ports and one VGA. He first connected each of the monitors too the pc with HDMI and chose HDMI source on the monitor settings. This only worked on one of his monitors, the other one showed "no signal". He tried...
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    [SOLVED] port forwarded a port then removed the rule but the port is still open

    My router is zyxel AMG1302-T11C. I wanted to test a server on port 5555 so I went to my router's admin panel and added a new rule for port 5555. After I was done, I deleted the rule but I ran a nmap scan just in case and I see that port 5555 is open on my router. Is this dangerous? How can I...
  16. O

    [SOLVED] Port trigger - how to setup

    Dear all 1. What is best security wise, Port forward or port trigger? 2. What ports shall I put in "Port target" and "Port trigger"? 3. CSGO use for example 27000-27031 UDP, so it opens up for 31 ports? Thank you for replying Best regards
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    [SOLVED] Is it safe to keep my USB port powered even when the PC is off?

    Hello, I own a MSi B450 Gaming Plus Max Motherboard, and I notice that only one of my USB ports are powered after I shut down my computer(USB Mouse plugged in and the lights are on even the pc is off). So I removed my USB mouse and plugged it in the other port, now the said powered port was...
  18. Scytheforlife

    [SOLVED] Trying to portforward an archer c9

    Hey guys never thought I'd be the one posting on toms but here I am. Im absolutely losing my marbles trying to portfoward off this TPlink archer c9, I've done everything I can possibly think of and google/youtube could tell me and still nothing. I went to the dhcp server tab and have my PC's ip...
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    [SOLVED] How to get an extra audio port (splitter, sound card, new case or usb adapter)

    Years ago, while reinstalling parts on my Thermaltake Chaser A31 PC case, I broke the headphone/mic cable for the front face of the case so, at the front, only the USB ports work nowadays. Thanks to this I'm left with just the audio ports of the motherboard (a MSI Z270 SLI PLUS) at the back of...
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    [SOLVED] Every port checker says my port is closed, but utorrent says it's open. So which is it??

    I've been through a lot of research for days to get my port to open for better uploading with utorrent, and it finally says it's open, but actually not much upload is going on, and when I check the port with portforward.com's port checker, (and others) it says that it's closed or not reachable...
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    Hello, I have been trying for the past 2 months to run a Minecraft server with no luck. My issue is I cannot open port 25565, when I try portforward tester canyouseeme.org it says Connection refused. My server software is working just fine. My router is Tplink Archer C6. I have configured my...
  22. jtnoble321

    [SOLVED] Port Forwarding For A Server - Not Open

    Hey all, been trying for a few hours on this and I am stumped. I'm using a Netgear Router and trying to host a Valheim server. I've tried running a Minecraft server before and I believe I had the same issue. For Valheim, you open ports 2456-2458 TCP/UDP, which I have done for the correct IP...
  23. O

    [SOLVED] USB pin force resistance?

    Dear all I use a Kingston DT50 16gb [pen drive] to backup important documents. I have other backups aswell. Last time I unplugged the USB drive, I was wiggling it carefully out of the USB port. Then I started to wonder, how much force can the USB drive withstand before it damages the inside of...
  24. K

    [SOLVED] my monitor doesnt have displayPort and my GPU doesnt have DVI port what do I do ?

    I recently ordered a RTX 3070 but I found out that it doesnt have a DVI port it only has hdmi and DisplayPort but my monitor only has dvi and hdmi ports what do I do ? I dont want to use hdmi because it doesnt output 144hz at least thats what I think.
  25. O

    [SOLVED] How to find out, if USB-pin did not properly connect?

    Dear forum I have covered my USB-port on my stationary PC with duct tape, to protect it from damage, dust, dirt etc. (The port is horisontal) When I removed the duct tape last time, I saw that some of the glue has gotten stuck around the USB port. Now I fear, that some of the glue has gotten...
  26. Adam B

    [SOLVED] Port Forwarding - Modem / Router not playing nice, or am I missing something?

    Hello! I'm trying to use my computer to host a centralized version control server for a team coding project, and so far everything is seemingly set up correctly in terms of the server, and the client sides -- except that the TCP connection fails due to an issue with my port 1666, which the...
  27. Atix

    Can I flip the connection on my Samsung Gear VR?

    So I have a Note 9 which only fast charges one direction of the cable, the other direction is very-very slow charging.( Not cable issue, not usb port issue 100%). And I am so lucky that my Gear VR(SM-R325) is connecting to my phone exactly in the direction where slow charging occurs so it is not...
  28. Zeoxks

    Question Can't get the Port to open.

    Some backstory: I already port forwarded, port triggered and set up my firewall for gaming on my old router. The router stopped working so after I got a replacement I wanted to play some modded games with friends so I went to try and open the ports. That's where the problem starts. The porting...
  29. xerxesaria

    [SOLVED] Asus RTX Fan Connect II ?

    Hello, My question is: I recently purchased the following: Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix Z490-e Gaming GPU: Asus ROG Strix RTX 2070 O8G Gaming Case: be quiet 500DX The case came with 3 fans. I purchased 2 extra fans. But, the motherboard has only connection ports for 2 fans! So....I am using...
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    [SOLVED] DVI-D port on B450 MB works without integrated graphics support?

    Hi I have a Gigabyte B450 Aorus Pro motherboard with a R5 3600 CPU, I'm trying to link a VGA monitor on the motherboard using a converter DVI-D-to-VGA, right? Now I know the HDMI won't work because the R5 3600 does not have an integrated graphics processor because as said "Support may vary by...
  31. damu192

    [SOLVED] Low fps on new gpu

    i bought rx 5500xt with i310th gen and gigabyte h410m motherboard. I'm only getting 20-25fps on even old games like hitman absolution Is this caused by gpu defect or any other reason. it was build by a local retailer and im currently using a old monitor with vga port and is plugged into the...
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    Question Can a badly plugged USB 2.0 header cause a motherboard short/failure?

    Hello! After a failed attempt to get my USB device to work when plugging it into the front panel of the case, I instead tried to plug it directly into the motherboard ports. When doing so, the computer shut down and attempting to boot it up again would result in failure. No sounds and nothing...
  33. @paulconstancio

    [SOLVED] What is this port? I found this port from my laptop's old dvd drive. i am planning ti use it as my portable dvd drive

    This dvd drive is Panasonic UJ-862 dvd drive, according to my research it uses PATA/IDE interface, but looking at google for these port, it doesnt look the same with my dvd drive. iwas planning to use it as my portable dvd drive for my laptop... View: https://i.imgur.com/PtGUyO6.jpg
  34. reggietoupee

    [SOLVED] PC won't post after 3 months, 1st time builder

    I built my first gaming PC about 3 months ago, but as of yesterday it won't post and the red CPU light is always on. Until now the only issue I've had is that sometimes the mobo would remain powered on after shut down, but I usually just switched off the psu manually after shut down. Never had...
  35. J

    Question Is a Display Port GPU with HDMI Monitor OK?

    I am planning on buying an RTX 2070 Super, of which has three Display ports and one HDMI port. I use two monitors which both only have HDMI ports... Is it ok to use a convertor of some sort to use one of the Displayports to HDMI? Will this effect performance at all? Thank you in advance!
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    i have been trying port forwarding but whatever i do on my router it doesn't work.In settings of router( it seems normal but when i check it on a website it says it's closed.I try it on metasploit anyway but it still doesn't working helpppp
  37. L

    [SOLVED] New router is blocking my ports

    Hi, so i just got a brand new router and I had no issues with ports being open on my last router. However it frequently dropped so we got a new one. However, this new router restricts me from connecting to other people on a transversal server through the emulator dolphin. I went even further and...
  38. Chrixy

    [SOLVED] Port Forwarding

    Hello, So I need some help here to open some network ports. I have a Netgear Router connected to my ISP's Modem, and I am trying to open the port 32400 so my Plex Server will work properly. I have some problems with that. I have opened the port on my Netgear Router (so I know that it is open...
  39. A

    [SOLVED] Dual monitoring problem

    Hello i want to connect a second monitor but gpu RTX2080 ,my CPU ryzen 2700x doesn't have integrated graphics. The second monitor is an old one and has only vga port but i have a vga to hdmi cable adapter the problem is i dont have a second hdmi nor vga port on my GPU Is there a way to connect...
  40. alexsantini_

    Question I can't open ports / port forward, DMZ not working

    Port forward is simply not working. Only ports 80 and 22 are "working". DMZ does nothing. I called my ISP and they told me I'm not in CGNAT. My public IP is starting with 188.xxx... There are my ipconfig/all and ports: View: https://imgur.com/a/fGwGanH Please help me! :(