Port Forwarding the Encore ENHWI_G Router for The Political Machine

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Encore ENHWI_G 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 Encore ENHWI_G Router

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

How To Find Your Encore ENHWI_G Router IP Address

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

Login To The Encore ENHWI_G 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 Encore ENHWI_G 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 Encore ENHWI_G Router Username is: admin

The Default Encore ENHWI_G Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your Encore ENHWI_G router.

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

How to Port Forward The Political Machine on the Encore ENHWI_G

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Encore ENHWI_G?

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.

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Now that you are logged in to your Encore ENHWI_G router you should see the following:

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Click the Access button near the left of the page.

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

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Forward Ports 2509 on the Encore ENHWI_G

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. The Political Machine requires you to forward the 2509 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu and then click Add.

Enable EnableDisable
Private Port
Public Port
LAN Server

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for The Political Machine on the Encore ENHWI_G 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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