Port Forwarding the 2wire 2700HBV-2 Router for NBA Live 2005

What is Port Forwarding?

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Login to the 2wire 2700HBV-2 Router

Now we need to know your routers IP address. You can find it a variety of ways.

How To Find Your 2wire 2700HBV-2 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your 2wire 2700HBV-2 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The 2wire 2700HBV-2 Router Using Your Web Browser

Open a web browser like Internet Explorer or Firefox. Enter the internal IP address of your router in the address bar of your browser.

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In the picture above the address bar has http://www.google.com in it. Just replace all of that with the internal IP address of your 2wire 2700HBV-2 router. By default the IP address should be set to

How to Port Forward NBA Live 2005 on the 2wire 2700HBV-2

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Now that you are logged in to your 2wire 2700HBV-2 router you should see the following:

Look for your password on the bottom of your router or in the paperwork that came with your router.

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Click the Firewall button.

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Click the Firewall Settings button.

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Use the Select a computer box to choose a device to forward ports to. This box contains a list of device names that are visible on your network.

Click the Add a new user-defined application link.

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Forward Ports 3658 on the 2wire 2700HBV-2

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. NBA Live 2005 requires you to forward the 3658 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Edit Application menu and then click Add Definition.

  Application Name:  
  Protocol: TCP UDP   
  Port (or Range): From: To:   
  Protocol Timeout (seconds): TCP default=86400
UDP default=600
  Map to Host Port: Default= the same port as
defined above

Click the Back button.

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Select the applications you just created in the Applications list, then click the Add button to move them to the Hosted Applications box.

When you are finished, click the Done button at the bottom of your screen.

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for NBA Live 2005 on the 2wire 2700HBV-2 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Open Port Check tool. Our Open Port Check tool is the only online port checking tool with Guaranteed Results.

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