Port Forwarding Problem
I'm trying to set up my new Windows 7 install. I'm using uTorrent and after I forwarded my chosen port in my router, I was getting connection errors from the uTorrent port checking website.
After looking at the BitDender logs I saw that the firewall was blocking incoming packets on that port because of Stealth Mode.
Sure enough, disabling Stealth mode fixed my problem and uTorrent reports the port as being fully open.
My problem: It seems strange that I have to totally disable stealth mode so I can have one port open. Is there a way to have the firewall accept all packets to a specified port, while keeping Stealth Mode on?
Currently the only rule governing uTorrent is that is should allow all traffic. I tried creating a specific rule which specified my forwarded port, but that did not help. I have only had luck solving this by manually turning off Stealth Mode.
Is this normal? Am I not configuring something else properly? I'm stumped. Please help!