Firewall blocking accesss for xbox and Samsung TV

Posted 7/31/2011 6:43 PM
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Falmari Member

Date Joined Nov 2016
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Hi I have a problem with bullGuard firewall preventing my xbox and Samsung tv playing videos and music on my PC. <br/> <br/> <br/>Both my tv and xbox can see the directories and files but can't play them. <br/> <br/>But if I turn the firewall off then both the xbox and the TV can play the videos and music files. <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/>Of course I don't want to have the fire wall off how do I go about unblock those devices.
Posted 9/15/2011 1:40 PM
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Robert Mateescu Advanced member

Date Joined Nov 2016
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HI Falmari, <br/> <br/>Create rules in order to allow the Xbox to stream media from the PC: <br/> <br/>1. While BullGuard is still open, go to the Firewall - Application rules. <br/>2. Go to the Low Level Rules tab, right click any existing rule and select "Add new rule..." <br/>3. In the following window, name the rule and set it's policy to Allow. <br/>4. Double click the Protocol drop down list for the respective rule and set it to TCP. <br/>5. Double click the Ports drop down list for the same rule, and enter port 2869 in both the Remote and Local fields. <br/>6. Repeat the above procedure for the following set: <br/> <br/>1900, TCP <br/>10284, UDP <br/>10283, UDP <br/>10282, UDP <br/>10281, UDP <br/> <br/>Note that your TV may use other ports (the one from above are for Xbox). If the issue persists, contact our support team for further assistance.
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