Port Forwarding the Linksys WRT160N Router for Call of Duty - Ghosts


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Linksys WRT160N 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 WRT160N Router

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

How To Find Your Linksys WRT160N Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Linksys WRT160N router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Linksys WRT160N 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 WRT160N 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 Linksys WRT160N password. Enter the password now.

The Default Linksys WRT160N Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your Linksys WRT160N router.


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How to Port Forward Call of Duty - Ghosts on the Linksys WRT160N


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Linksys WRT160N?

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 WRT160N router to save you time and hassle.

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Now that you are logged in to your Linksys WRT160N router you should see the following:

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Click the Applications & Gaming link near the top of the page.

This router has two different sections that allow you to forward ports. One section allows you to forward a range of ports, and the other allows you to forward a single port. To forward a range of ports, click Port Range Forwarding. To forward a single port, click Single Port Forwarding.

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Forward Ports 1116-1150 on the Linksys WRT160N

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Call of Duty - Ghosts requires you to forward the following ports: 1116-1150,3074,5165,27900-27901,28910. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Single Port Forwarding or Port Range Forwarding menu.

Port Range Forwarding  
Application Name Start ~ End Port Protocol To IP Address Enabled
to 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 3074 on the Linksys WRT160N

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

Single Port Forwarding  
Application Name External Port Internal Port Protocol To IP Address Enabled
192.168.1.


Forward Ports 5165 on the Linksys WRT160N

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

Single Port Forwarding  
Application Name External Port Internal Port Protocol To IP Address Enabled
192.168.1.


Forward Ports 27900-27901 on the Linksys WRT160N

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

Port Range Forwarding  
Application Name Start ~ End Port Protocol To IP Address Enabled
to 192.168.2.


Forward Ports 28910 on the Linksys WRT160N

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

Single Port Forwarding  
Application Name External Port Internal Port Protocol To IP Address Enabled
192.168.1.

When you're finished, click Save Settings 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 Call of Duty - Ghosts on the Linksys WRT160N 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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