Port Forwarding the Linksys BEFSX41 Router for PS3 PAIN Movie Studio


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Linksys BEFSX41 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:

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

Login to the Linksys BEFSX41 Router

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

How To Find Your Linksys BEFSX41 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Linksys BEFSX41 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Linksys BEFSX41 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 Linksys BEFSX41 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.

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

The Default Linksys BEFSX41 Router Username is: blank

The Default Linksys BEFSX41 Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your Linksys BEFSX41 router.


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How to Port Forward PS3 PAIN Movie Studio on the Linksys BEFSX41


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Linksys BEFSX41?

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 Linksys BEFSX41 router to save you time and hassle.

Linksys BEFSX41 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Linksys BEFSX41 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced button near the right of the page.

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

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Put a dot into the Block WAN Request Disable radio button.

Click the Apply button near the bottom of the page.

Click the Forwarding button near the top of the page.

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Forward Ports 5223 on the Linksys BEFSX41

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. PS3 PAIN Movie Studio requires you to forward the following ports: 5223,3478,3479,3658. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Forwarding menu.

Customized Applications Ext Port Protocol TCP Protocol UDP IP Address Enable
   To 192.168.1.


Forward Ports 3478 on the Linksys BEFSX41

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

Customized Applications Ext Port Protocol TCP Protocol UDP IP Address Enable
   To 192.168.1.


Forward Ports 3479 on the Linksys BEFSX41

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

Customized Applications Ext Port Protocol TCP Protocol UDP IP Address Enable
   To 192.168.1.


Forward Ports 3658 on the Linksys BEFSX41

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

Customized Applications Ext Port Protocol TCP Protocol UDP IP Address Enable
   To 192.168.1.

When you're finished, click Apply near the bottom 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 PS3 PAIN Movie Studio on the Linksys BEFSX41 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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