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I recently switched from MacAfee to Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Home Premium.  Now port checker times out on my forwarded port.  I turned off Windows Firewall and both Malwarebytes Malware Protection and Malicous Website Protection, still times out.  What am I missing?

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Oh no I feel like an idiot; during this whole process I was not running the Minecraft server, so there was nothing on my end of port 25565; The IPv4 was probably the issue, though, since that was the only thing that had really changed from my previous router port forwarding setup.


Thanks, Aura, for taking all this time; I'll (hopefully) remember more for future issues so I won't waste someone's time!

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3 hours ago, Githerax said:

I recently switched from MacAfee to Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Home Premium.

Just to add... Malwarebytes is not an Antivirus Program and not a replacement for one, it is designed to run alongside an antivirus program. If your happy with windows defender then that is fine, just make sure you keep an active Antivirus program along with Malwarebytes Premium.


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Its a matter of preference and what works best for you... I myself an not to fond of Windows Defender (this is my opinion and not an opinion of Malwarebytes).

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