If you don't know what Port Forwarding is yet, you might want to start by reading our What is Port Forwarding guide.
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To setup port forwarding on the Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch536v6 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 Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch536v6 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 Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch536v6 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.254.
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 Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch536v6 router.
Please visit our Default Thomson-Alcatel 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 Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch536v6 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch536v6 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 Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch536v6 router to save you time and hassle.
BitComet chooses a random port to listen on when you install it. Before we can forward ports for BitComet, we need to find out what port BitComet is using. Go ahead and open BitComet.
In the menu at the top of your screen, click Options. Clicking Options will cause a menu to drop down. In this new menu click Preferences.
In the menu on the left the top option Connection should be selected. On the right hand side of this window you should see a Listen Port option. That is the port that you need to forward. You can change it if you like. Please enter the listen port below.
There is one more thing we need to do. We need to shut off the UPNP of BitComet.
In the menu on the left hand side under Advanced, click Connection. There should be an Enable UPnP Port Mapping(XP only) checkbox on the right hand side. Make sure it is unchecked.
Now that you are logged in to your Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch536v6 router you should see the following:
Click the Toolbox button near the left of the page.
Click the Game & Application Sharing link near the left of the page.
Click the Create a new game or application link near the bottom of the page.
Enter the name of the program into the Name box. It doesn't really matter what you put into this box, but something that will remind you why these ports are being forwarded would be a good idea.
Put a dot into the Manual Entry of Port Maps radio button.
Click the Next button near the bottom of the page.
We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. BitComet requires you to forward the ports you entered above. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Application menu and then click Add.
|Protocol||Port Range||Translate To ...||Trigger Protocol||Trigger Port|
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Click the Apply button near the top of the page.
Click the Assign a game or application to a local network device link near the bottom of the page.
Use the Device box to choose a computer to forward ports to. This box contains a list of computer names that are visible on your network.
Select the application you created using the Game or Application drop down box. Then click Add to enable it.
And that is it! You are done!
Now that you have forwarded ports for BitComet on the Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch536v6 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.