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Thread: bittorrent: why UPnp?

  1. #1
    anybody know why bittorrent added Upnp port forwarding as its feature?
    i mean i read about upnp in and this thing doesn't seem good
    comments please...

    btw, here's a question...
    i have heard lots of problems where ppl with routers complained about "unable to forward port via UPnP" error in BitTorrent.
    i dun have a router but i do have Sygate installed, i dun seem to have that kind of problem. how come?

    Please be kind to the noobs...we were once them after all

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  3. BitTorrent   -   #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    If you have a router just port forward it and its ok.

  4. BitTorrent   -   #3
    DanB's Avatar Smoke weed everyday
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    London, so fuck y'all
    Upnp isnt good but its a nice idea. I think it just auto opens ports for you in your router, as you don't have a router turn it off (like I'd advise every one)

  5. BitTorrent   -   #4
    i once tried UPnp but it really it isn't worth the risk. I'd just do a simple port forward before exposing my connection to hackers and viruses.


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