Most residential ISP's block ports to combat viruses and spam. The most commonly blocked ports are port 80 and port 25. Port 80 is the default port for http traffic. With blocked port 80 you will need to run your web server on a non-standard port. Port 25 is the default port for sending and receiving mail.

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To open telnet, click “Go” > “Utilities” > "Terminal", then run the following command (the numbers are example IP address and port): telnet [domainname or ip] [port], e.g.>telnet 443. When a computer port is open a blank screen will show up, meaning that the connection has been successful.

How to Open a Port in the Windows 7 Firewall - dummies

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The ping protocol does not send TCP packets to the remote host to identify open ports. In this article, I’m just using the term “ping the port” in the context of “poking the port” to verify if it’s open (listening) or not. Let’s see three ways to check if a port is open: network - what would happen if port 22 and 23 are opened