[bold]HOW TO SET UP AZUREUS[/bold] Alright, this is the definite guide on how to set up Azureus so that there is no more of those NAT errors. Step by step, here goes. 1. Go to http://www.portforward.com/routers.htm and follow it step by step. Please, do not skip anything, it is all necessary. 2. Once that it done, your firewall may still be blocking it out, so go into your firewall menu, this could be Noton Security, Windows Firewall, or in my case, Trend Micro PC-Cillin. Go into the exceptions list and click the icon that says "add" or "add exception" or something to that effect. Add Azureus, type in the port that you selected in step one, go "Browse" and find the application itself (this is probably C:\Program Files\Azureus\Azureus.exe), then the firewall will allow Azureus through. 3. [bold]THIS IS THE STEP THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.[/bold] In Windows Firewall, if you are using it (do not worry if you do not use it, I will provide instructions for other firewalls) go into the exceptions list (control panel -> windows firewall -> exceptions) and tick UPnP Framework. It should now be fine. IF you do not have Windows Firewall, move onto 3 (alt) 3. (alt) If you do not have Windows Firewall, follow these instructions. a) open the firewall you use, go into the exceptions list, and make a new exception. Call it TCP 2869. Ensure that it works for all applications, make it outgoing, ensure that in the "Protocol" section "TCP" is selected. In "port(s)" or whatever it is called in yours, type 2869. b) repeat a, but this time make it incoming. c) Make a new exception called UDP 1900. Ensure that it works for all applications, make it outgoing and ensure that in the "protocol" section, UDP is selected. d) repeat C, but make it incoming. You should now get green smilies all the time! (and it should run faster too) Yes, this actually works. -------------------------------------------- EDIT: I actually find that other programs are even more frustrating than Azureus. If you want to watch movies and listen to music without all this hastle, go down the street and pay for a DVD or a CD.