Forum discussion tagged with Port.
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    Question 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

    Question HDMI stopped working for one monitor only ?

    Hi I've been using the hdmi port on my GPU for years without problem. I use it for my main display and for tv when I watch youtube etc. Today as usual I switched it to tv hdmi cable ( only one hdmi port on gpu ) watched some tv and then switched back to monitor. But there is no hdmi signal on my...
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    Question 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...
  4. Scytheforlife

    Question 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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    Question 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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    Question 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...
  7. Question CANNOT OPEN PORT

    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...
  8. jtnoble321

    Question 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...
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    Question 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...
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    Question 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.
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    Question 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...
  12. Adam B

    Question 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. [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...
  17. 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...
  19. @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
  20. 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...