This is what the server says to me when I try to connect using an external ip: the 99-***-***-***-*** kinda ip... 174 recipes 27 achievements 23:50:45 [INFO] Starting minecraft server version 1.1 23:50:45 [INFO] Loading properties 23:50:45 [INFO] Starting Minecraft server on 188.8.131.52:25565 23:50:45 [WARNING] **** FAILED TO BIND TO PORT! 23:50:45 [WARNING] The exception was: java.net.BindException: Cannot assign requ ested address: JVM_Bind 23:50:45 [WARNING] Perhaps a server is already running on that port? > I tried so many things to try to fix it. I tried port forwarding it using different ips', killed "java.ex" and "javw.ex", I tried to restard my computer, I attempted to do the "netstat -a" and "netstat -b" thing, and I tried out by messing around with my firewall settings and none of these worked. Can anyone tell me how to fix it? I'm using a Minecraft Launcher by Anjocaido and chill yourselves, I'm gonna buy the legit version so yea, and my PC's an Windows 7 64-bit computer... can someone, anyone, everyone help me? and on an additional note: when i leave it blank, people cant access my server, and neither can I... EDIT by Moderator: merged posts, please use the edit button instead of double posting.