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Port COM Setting & Configuration

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T61 laptop. I had to wipe my hard drive clean and re-loaded window xp. Under "My device manager" I can see Ports (COM & LPT), under this the printer LPT3 port is fine, ...
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Firewall blocking IRC client

I'm trying to use Irssi client to connect to irc.freenode.net in my office. What is happening is I think our corporate firewall is blocking IRC ports. Can anyone tell me how to get around this. I'm ...
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test port by telnet command on localhost (OS=windows)?

I have windows Xp , I want to test some port , someone advice me to use telnet command on localhost to test it . but i don't know how i can do it (syntax of telnet command on local host) ?
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Find port traffic on remote host

I have a machine that is inconvenient to access physically as it is on a another campus. It is running XP with no software firewall, the firewall being handled by a hardware Sonic device that I don't ...
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Why do I get an “Access Denied” message intermittently? How can I change this? Should I?

Windows XP SP3 I use utorrent. Occasionally, in the logger I will get this message: "Error opening Windows firewall: 0x80070005 Access is denied". It is not always there, it is intermittent. Can I ...
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HTTP, HTTPS and FTP is not working but SMTP and IMAP are working

Yesterday on a computer of a friend a strange thing happened. after booting the ports for http, https and ftp are closed but e-mail is still working. in the control panel the Windows firewall seems ...
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Device manager has no catagory for “ports-com & lpt”

My dell Inspiron laptop modem is not working. The Dell modem helper says that it is already in use and has a port confilct. When i go to the device manager there is not even a catagory listed for ...
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Problem with occupied port 8080 under Windows XP

I have a strange problem. The port 8080 on my Windows XP machine is busy. When I do telnet localhost 8080 I am getting connected to something, however when I use netstat netstat -aon | find "8080" ...