It sounds like you have configured your machine to be in the DMZ, or you have the router installed incorrectly. Do you have the broadband modem running to the WAN port of the router, and your machine connected to one of the LAN ports?
I removed the router and connected straight through to the internet. I get the same results as I did with the router. I am so confused. When I had dialup and checked gibsons sheilds up all ports were in stealth. I am using zonealarm pro
Well, it makes no sense to me. The only way I can see the router allowing all the ports is that you have the machine in the DMZ, or you have connected the router incorrectly. Have you reset it to factory defaults and tried it?
I have reset it to factory defaults and am not in dmz. I am going to unhook everything and try again. The funny thing is that when I bypassed the router I didn't have to change how I connect to the internet.
This is apparently one I'd have to see. I have an SMC and a D-Link router here, and they work as I'd expect, and my ports are all invisible, except for the FTP port, which I have open for my server. Please post your report here when using the router.
GRC Port Authority Report created on UTC: 2005-09-24 at 22:55:58
First off, I have never seen a router automagically block ports that are notorious for being hacker targets, and then somehow leave everything else open. Turn off ZoneAlarm and then run the test. See if they differ when using the router and without it.
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