FAQ
Why are you hacking me?
If you are running a firewall that detects and alerts potential attacks you may be notified of an attack after using PortTest. This is not due to PortTest hacking you but seeing if your TCP ports are open, as you requested. Please do not be alarmed.
What port do I need to open for Bit Torrent?
The port that you need to open completely depends on your Bit Torrent client and your current configuration. Please see your Bit Torrent client's settings to find the TCP port you need to test.
How do I configure the firewall in Windows XP?
Please see Microsoft Support Article Q308127 on opening ports under Windows XP.
How do I configure the firewall in Windows Vista?
How do I configure the firewall in Windows 7?
How do I open ports in Norton Internet Security 2012?
Open Norton Internet Security 2012 and go to Settings -> Network -> Smart Firewall -> Advanced Settings -> Configure -> General Rules -> Configure -> Add as an Administrator. Add the particular TCP ports you wish to open.