Re: MSN Messenger and Linksys BEFSR41, WRT54G



gt_jake
07-09-2005, 10:48 PM
Jonathan, I am using the BEFSR41 and MSN 7.0 and cannot get audio/video to
work. UPnP is on. I have tried to forward various ports, but to no avail,
any ideas?

Thanks
Joe

"Jonathan Kay [MVP]" wrote:

> Greetings Bob,
>
> There are plenty of people using the BEFSR41 (and WRT54G) with Messenger. The key is not
> port forwarding, setting into the DMZ or anything like that -- the key is UPnP support
> engaged.
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> "Bob" <bdodd1@nospamcharter.net> wrote in message
> news:018401c4e707$99a57000$a601280a@phx.gbl...
> > I've tried to get MSN Messenger working for over 18
> > months now and am about to give up. I like the layout
> > and general setup of MSN Messenger but it doesn't do any
> > good if we can't see and talk together.
> >
> > Do I understand correctly that I cannot get MSN Messenger
> > (I have 7 beta loaded now) to work through our Linksys
> > BEFSR41 routers, regardless of port forwarding settings
> > (one router is version 2 and one is version 3)?
> >
> > What about my new Linksys WRT54G router (hardwired)?
> > Would two of these work since they are newer, maybe
> > better PNP functionality?
> >
> > Thanks for any help!!!
> >
>
>
>


Re: MSN Messenger and Linksys BEFSR41, WRT54G