Port Forwarding the Actiontec PK5000 Router for Well of Souls with MIX


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Actiontec PK5000 router your computer needs to have a static IP address. You should complete one of the following steps first:


Now that you have setup a Static IP Address on your computer, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your computer here:

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Login to the Actiontec PK5000 Router

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

How To Find Your Actiontec PK5000 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Actiontec PK5000 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Actiontec PK5000 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 Actiontec PK5000 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.0.1.

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

The Default Actiontec PK5000 Router Username is: blank

The Default Actiontec PK5000 Router Password is: blank


Click the Ok button to log in to your Actiontec PK5000 router.


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How to Port Forward Well of Souls with MIX on the Actiontec PK5000


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Actiontec PK5000?

If you are having trouble with this guide, then perhaps PFConfig may be your solution. PFConfig is a software tool that will automatically forward ports for your Actiontec PK5000 router to save you time and hassle.

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Now that you are logged in to your Actiontec PK5000 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced Setup button near the right of the page.

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Click the Advanced Port Forwarding link near the left of the page.

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Forward Ports 8000-8001 on the Actiontec PK5000

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Well of Souls with MIX requires you to forward the 8000-8001,8888 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Advanced Port Forwarding menu and then click Apply.

Starting Port:  
Ending Port:  
Protocol:  
LAN IP Address:  


Forward Ports 8888 on the Actiontec PK5000

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Advanced Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Apply.

Starting Port:  
Ending Port:  
Protocol:  
LAN IP Address:  


Forward Ports 8000-8001 on the Actiontec PK5000

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Advanced Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Apply.

Starting Port:  
Ending Port:  
Protocol:  
LAN IP Address:  


Forward Ports 8888 on the Actiontec PK5000

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Advanced Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Apply.

Starting Port:  
Ending Port:  
Protocol:  
LAN IP Address:  

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Well of Souls with MIX on the Actiontec PK5000 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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