How to Port Forward Command and Conquer Generals

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Command & Conquer: Generals is EA Games's Real-Time and Strategy game released in 2003.

Command & Conquer: Generals includes the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Command & Conquer: Generals

When you are playing Command & Conquer: Generals you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and intermittently even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

Ports To Forward for Command & Conquer: Generals

The specific incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Command & Conquer: Generals are as follows:

Command & Conquer: Generals - PC

  • TCP: 6667, 28910, 29900, 29920
  • UDP: 4321, 27900

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Command & Conquer: Generals simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to get your ports open. Don't forget to check out our growing list of games and programs.

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