The Default Firewalling Guide for the Linksys WRT160Nv3

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In the picture above the address bar has in it. Just replace all of that with the internal IP address of your router. By default the IP address should be set to


You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.

The Default Router Username is: blank

The Default Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your router.

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Please visit our Default Router Passwords page if the username and password shown below did not work for you.

If you can't login to your router because you forgot your router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your router back to its factory settings.


Click the Security link near the top of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Firewall.


Put a dot into the SPI Firewall Protection Disabled radio button.

Remove the checkmark from the Block Anonymous Internet Requests checkbox.

Remove the checkmark from the Filter Multicast checkbox.

Remove the checkmark from the Filter Iternet NAT Redirection checkbox.

Remove the checkmark from the Filter IDENT (Port 113) checkbox.

When you're finished, click Save Settings near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

And that's it! You're done!

To test if your port has been properly opened, you can use our Port Checker tool.

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