Port Forwarding the Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 Router for Colin McRae - DiRT

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 router your device 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 device, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your device here:

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Login to the Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 Router

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

How To Find Your Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 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 Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 router. By default the IP address should be set to

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

The Default Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 Router Username is: admin

The Default Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Colin McRae - DiRT on the Dlink DSL-2640Bv3

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Dlink DSL-2640Bv3?

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 router to save you time and hassle.

Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced button near the top of the page.

The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click Virtual Server.

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Click the Add button near the center of the page.

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Forward Ports 30002 on the Dlink DSL-2640Bv3

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Colin McRae - DiRT requires you to forward the following ports: 30002. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Servers menu.

Select a Service:
Custom Server:
Server IP Address:

External Port Start External Port End Protocol Internal Port Start Internal Port End

Click the Tools button near the top of the page.

The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click System.

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When you're finished, click Save/Reboot near the center 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 Colin McRae - DiRT on the Dlink DSL-2640Bv3 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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