pcAnywhere uses either of two sets of ports, depending on the version of pcAnywhere that you are using. Refer the following table to determine the ports pcAnywhere uses. The current supported versions of pcAnywhere are 11.5 and 12.x.
In the next steps you will edit the Windows registry. Back up the registry before you make any changes to it, because incorrect changes to the registry can result in permanent data loss or corrupted files. Delete only the specified registry key. For instructions, read Backing up the Windows registry.
In the Run dialog box, type the following and then click .
Go to the following key and click it to highlight it:
Click> > .
Change the DWORD name to: TCPIPPortCompatibility.
Change the value of TCPIPPortCompatibility to: 0.
Exit the Registry Editor.
pcAnywhere 12.x does not connect to older versions of pcAnywhere, regardless of the port settings.
For information on changing the ports that pcAnywhere uses, read: How to change the IP ports that pcAnywhere uses.
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