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

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For a Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition version of this article, see 258604.
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.
MORE INFORMATION
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 proxyserver to allow the games to pass information through the proxyserver or firewall.
  • The following TCP ports on the firewall must be open:
    28800 through 28809
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Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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