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It's good to see it worked by just copying the files. Sometimes they
will still be downloaded into the old folder if it still exists because
the filenames are stored in the data files. If funny things start
happening like downloads going missing or losing data whenever
you stop and restart, move everything back to the old place and put
that location in the settings.

Instructions for Kaspersky are here: Product Documentation
You need to set it up to allow incoming connections on your BearShare
port, which is usually 6346. See Setup/Connection to see which one
you are using.

For the modem: Port Forwarding for the Tilgin Vood 452w

Once you get a green light you can put it in ultrapeer mode and you
will get up to 70 host connections instead of 2. That's when your
searches will really take off.
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Thanks again Aaron for your help!

I did everything you told me to do. Also in Kaspersky.

But still the light is yellow.

Here is the info:

TCP Firewalled (for 59m)
UDP Solicited NonFirewalled (for 58m)
UDP/IP: 91.130.#.#:6348

What else can I do?

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Try a high number, between 60,000 and 65,535.

What is your internal IP address? The one you used in the
modem to indicate your PC. It should be something like
192.168.1.2. Check in your TCP protocol settings what it is
and make it permanent so your modem rules will always be
pointing in the right direction.
==> How to set up a static IP address on a Windows XP computer <==

Also, make another rule in the modem, all the same
settings but for UDP instead of TCP. BearShare can use
both at the same time.

We should check what you did in Kaspersky too. Did you
add BearShare to the Trusted Zone? (6.9.2 Page 80) Turn
on all the "Do not" rules except "Do not scan opened files".

Have you done anything in "12.1.1.2.1. Creating rules
manually" (Page 151) yet? You probably have to make a
couple of rules in there too, one for TCP and another for UDP.

Kaspersky looks pretty complicated for this stuff, but at
least you'll only have to do it once.

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I did all the Kaspersky stuff. (zone, rules manually TCP/UDP) I have TCP and UDP rules in the modem.

My static IP is 192.168.1.136

The light is still constant yellow.

TCP Firewalled (for 59m)
UDP Solicited NonFirewalled (for 58m)
UDP/IP: 91.128.xxx.xxx:6348

What do you mean with:

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Try a high number, between 60,000 and 65,535.

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In the Connections tab of BearShare's setup, you can set any port
you want. If you try a high number chosen at random it might work
a little better from where you are.

That's an interesting static number. Is it set manually or are you
still letting it work automatically? That's the IP address your
modem should have in the forwarding rules.
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So. I also did all the above with Port 60000. Changed it in bearshare. But still the yellow light is constantly on.

I got the static IP through the link you gave me above. My Modem has this adress. I typed it in manually.

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In the Connections tab of BearShare's setup, you can set any port
you want. If you try a high number chosen at random it might work
a little better from where you are.

That's an interesting static number. Is it set manually or are you
still letting it work automatically? That's the IP address your
modem should have in the forwarding rules.
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Try turning off the Kaspersky software firewall. It's unusually
complicated and something in it's rules might still be blocking.

In BearShare enable the hosts view and watch what it is
doing for a while.
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