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To setup port forwarding on the Linksys RV082 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:
Now we need to know your routers IP address. You can find it a variety of ways.
It's ok if you don't know your Linksys RV082 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:
Open a web browser like Internet Explorer or Firefox. Enter the internal IP address of your router in the address bar of your browser.
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 RV082 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.
You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.
Click the Ok button to log in to your Linksys RV082 router.
Please visit our Default Linksys 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 Linksys RV082 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Linksys RV082 router back to its factory settings.
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 RV082 router to save you time and hassle.
Now that you are logged in to your Linksys RV082 router you should see the following:
Click the Setup link near the top of the page.
You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Forwarding.
Click the Service Management button.
We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Guild Wars requires you to forward the 80,6112 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Service Management menu and then click Add to list.
| Port Range|
You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Service Management page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add to list.
| Port Range|
When you are finished, click the Save Setting button.
Select the application you created using the Service drop down box. Then click Enable to enable it.
Enter the ip address to forward these ports to into the IP Address box. If you are forwarding ports so you can run a program on your computer, you should enter your computer's ip address into that box.
Click the Add to list button.
When you're finished, click Save Settings near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.
And that's it! You're done!
Now that you have forwarded ports for Guild Wars on the Linksys RV082 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.