How to Play Internet Games Through a Firewall or Proxy Server in Windows XP

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Article ID: 323712 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q323712
For a Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition version of this article, see 258604.
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SUMMARY

This article describes how to play Windows-based Internet games through a network firewall or proxy server. These games include Internet Backgammon, Internet Checkers, Internet Hearts, Internet Reversi, and Internet Spades.

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To play Windows-based Internet games through a network firewall or proxy server, the following conditions must exist:
  • Your network administrator must configure the firewall or proxy server to allow the games to pass information through the proxy server or firewall.
  • The following TCP ports on the firewall must be open:
    28800 through 28809

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Article ID: 323712 - Last Review: April 15, 2003 - Revision: 1.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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