Port Forwarding the W-linx MB400-X2 Router for XBOX360 College Hoops 2K8


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the W-linx MB400-X2 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 W-linx MB400-X2 Router

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

How To Find Your W-linx MB400-X2 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your W-linx MB400-X2 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The W-linx MB400-X2 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 W-linx MB400-X2 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.254.

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

The Default W-linx MB400-X2 Router Username is: blank

The Default W-linx MB400-X2 Router Password is: blank


Click the Ok button to log in to your W-linx MB400-X2 router.


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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your W-linx MB400-X2 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your W-linx MB400-X2 router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward XBOX360 College Hoops 2K8 on the W-linx MB400-X2


Having trouble forwarding ports on the W-linx MB400-X2?

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 W-linx MB400-X2 router to save you time and hassle.

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Now that you are logged in to your W-linx MB400-X2 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced Setup link near the left of the page.

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

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Forward Ports 3074 on the W-linx MB400-X2

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. XBOX360 College Hoops 2K8 requires you to forward the 3074 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu and then click ADD.

Method By Name By Port
Application(Port)
Port Type TCP UDP
Single/Range Single Range
Port Number -
Local Server IP Address . . .


Forward Ports 3074 on the W-linx MB400-X2

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Server page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click ADD.

Method By Name By Port
Application(Port)
Port Type TCP UDP
Single/Range Single Range
Port Number -
Local Server IP Address . . .

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for XBOX360 College Hoops 2K8 on the W-linx MB400-X2 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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