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Ports to Open when using a Firewall or Proxy Server





Windows XP operating system comes pre-installed with games such as Solitaire and Minesweeper, as well as Windows Internet Games. If you are using a Firewall or Proxy Server to connect to the Internet, you will need to open specific Ports to play Windows Pre-Installed Games.





Most work, school, and public computers connect to the internet through a Firewall or Proxy Server. You may also have a Firewall if you have a Broadband (Cable or DSL) connection on a private computer.






To play Windows Pre-Installed Games while using a Firewall or Proxy Server, open this range of TCP Ports:








28000 - 29100








To open these ports, consult the help files for your Firewall software or contact your network administrator or IT technician for assistance.