Port Forwarding the MSI RG54SE-II Router for Utorrent

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the MSI RG54SE-II 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 MSI RG54SE-II Router

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

How To Find Your MSI RG54SE-II Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your MSI RG54SE-II router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The MSI RG54SE-II 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 MSI RG54SE-II 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 MSI RG54SE-II Router Username is: admin

The Default MSI RG54SE-II Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your MSI RG54SE-II router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your MSI RG54SE-II router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your MSI RG54SE-II router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Utorrent on the MSI RG54SE-II

Having trouble forwarding ports on the MSI RG54SE-II?

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.

Before we can forward ports for Utorrent, we need to figure out what ports Utorrent is using. Here is a brief walkthrough on how to do that. Go ahead and open up Utorrent.

Click Options in the menu at the top of your screen. In the list that drops down click Preferences.

Click Connections on the left hand side of the Utorrent program. You should now see the menu shown in the screenshot above. Make sure the Enable UPnP box is unchecked. The number in the Port Used for Incoming Connections box contains the port you need to forward. You can change the port number, if you want to. Please enter the port you chose into the box below.

Utorrent's Port for incoming connections

MSI RG54SE-II Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your MSI RG54SE-II router you should see the following:

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Click the Forwarding link near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Virtual Servers.

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Click the Add New button near the center of the page.

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Forward User Defined Port on the MSI RG54SE-II

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Utorrent requires you to forward the ports you entered above. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Add or Modify Virtual Server Entry menu and then click Save.

Service Port:  
IP Address:  

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Utorrent on the MSI RG54SE-II 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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