Port Forwarding the Belkin F9K1003v1 Router for BitTornado


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 Belkin F9K1003v1 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:

192.168.2. <-- Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Belkin F9K1003v1 Router

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

How To Find Your Belkin F9K1003v1 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Belkin F9K1003v1 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Belkin F9K1003v1 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 Belkin F9K1003v1 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.2.1.

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Click the Virtual Servers link near the left of the page.

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You should see a box prompting you for your Belkin F9K1003v1 password. Enter the password now.

The Default Belkin F9K1003v1 Router Password is: blank


Click the Submit button to log in to your Belkin F9K1003v1 router.


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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Belkin F9K1003v1 router password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Belkin F9K1003v1 router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward BitTornado on the Belkin F9K1003v1


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Belkin F9K1003v1?

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 Belkin F9K1003v1 router to save you time and hassle.

Since you are reading this guide, I'm going to assume that you have Bit Tornado installed. Open up Bit Tornado.

Close to the top you will see a Prefs link. Go ahead and click that link now.

The Port Range box defines the ports that Bit Tornado will use. These are the ports that you need to forward to your computer. Bit Tornado does not need the full 50,000 ports that come predefined. Go ahead and uncheck the Random checkbox. Enter 10000 into the From box, and enter 10010 into the To box. If you expect to download more than 10 files at the same time, then you should make this range of ports larger.

On this page there is a UPNP Port Forwarding drop down box. Open it up and set that box to disabled. We are not going to use UPNP to forward our ports. Now go find your router on our routers page, and forward the port range you set above.

Belkin F9K1003v1 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Belkin F9K1003v1 router you should see the following:

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Forward Ports 10000 on the Belkin F9K1003v1

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. BitTornado requires you to forward the following ports: 10000-10010. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Servers menu.

  Enable Description Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
1 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 10001 on the Belkin F9K1003v1

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

  Enable Description Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
2 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 10002 on the Belkin F9K1003v1

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

  Enable Description Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
3 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 10003 on the Belkin F9K1003v1

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

  Enable Description Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
4 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 10004 on the Belkin F9K1003v1

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

  Enable Description Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
5 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 10005 on the Belkin F9K1003v1

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

  Enable Description Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
6 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 10006 on the Belkin F9K1003v1

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

  Enable Description Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
7 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 10007 on the Belkin F9K1003v1

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

  Enable Description Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
8 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 10008 on the Belkin F9K1003v1

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

  Enable Description Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
9 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 10009 on the Belkin F9K1003v1

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

  Enable Description Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
10 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 10010 on the Belkin F9K1003v1

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

  Enable Description Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
11 192.168.2.

When you're finished, click Apply Changes near the top of the screen to save your changes.

And that's it! You're done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for BitTornado on the Belkin F9K1003v1 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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