Port Forwarding the Aztech HW550-3G Router for XBOX360 Red Dead Redemption


What is Port Forwarding?

If you don't know what Port Forwarding is yet, you might want to start by reading our What is Port Forwarding guide.

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Aztech HW550-3G 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:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Aztech HW550-3G Router

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

How To Find Your Aztech HW550-3G Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Aztech HW550-3G router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Aztech HW550-3G 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 Aztech HW550-3G router. By default the IP address should be set to 10.100.1.1.

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

The Default Aztech HW550-3G Router Username is: admin

The Default Aztech HW550-3G Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your Aztech HW550-3G router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other Aztech Routers

Please visit our Default Aztech 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 Aztech HW550-3G router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Aztech HW550-3G router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward XBOX360 Red Dead Redemption on the Aztech HW550-3G


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Aztech HW550-3G?

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 Aztech HW550-3G router to save you time and hassle.

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Now that you are logged in to your Aztech HW550-3G router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced Mode link near the top of the page.

The menu near the top should change. In this new menu, click Applications.

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

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Forward Ports 3074 on the Aztech HW550-3G

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. XBOX360 Red Dead Redemption requires you to forward the 3074 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding menu and then click Add Rule.

Rule Name  
IP Address
Port Range -
Protocol

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for XBOX360 Red Dead Redemption on the Aztech HW550-3G 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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