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    Help with networking/firewall

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    Ok, I have been searching and reading for about two hours now. So hopefully this hasn't been covered before. Sorry if it has.

    I am trying to download WOW. It is installing extremely slow. It says at the bottom that "Your computer appears to be behind a firewall".

    I have followed the steps to try and allow access and tried going into my router to allow access also.

    My screens do not match up with the ones I am reading. The layouts are quite different. Also, when I type my ip address in on Safari and Firefox it will not come up. Safari says "Can not connect to server".

    I am connected wirelessly if that makes a difference.

    I am new to Macs and completely lost. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    Help with networking/firewall
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    Most likely you need to get into the router settings to forward the ports that the WoW installer is using to your computer. I assume... anyways... that it is the WoW installer/updater you are using?

    It also could be very slow if your wireless connection is an older standard.

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