> How do I enable ports 443 and 80?
> Thanks in advance.
Shenan Stanley wrote:
> You mean allow them through your software firewall of choice (if
> any) and hardware router/NAT/firewall of choice, if any?
> No idea - you have given little to no information.
> Might want to provide some specifics. ;-)
> I was attempting to bid on an auction site, where I've bid in the
> past. Since the last Microsoft update - may or may not be a
> conincident, I have been unable to log on. The site web master
> suggested enabling the ports. Maybe this is not a good idea? thanks
> for the help.
Well - it is highly unlikely that changing your firewall/router for ports
443/80 would be the answer for sites you are surfing.
- Can you surf other web pages?
- Are any of those other sites "secure"? (Banks, Credit Cards, Shopping,
If you answer yes to both of those - the problem is not with those two
What errors do you receive - if any?
If you use a different browser (Firefox for example) - does the 'auction
If that is the answer you got from the 'web master' - sounds like a
In any case - knowing what operating system you have, what browser you are
using, the specific web site you are having trouble with, what updates
(specifically) you installed and the word-for-word errors you get would be
helpful in assisting you solve your problem. ;-)
You might simply try uninstalling the updates you recently installed,
rebooting and trying again. Take notes - know exactly what you
unininstalled - come back and include that in your response.
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