How to Port Forward Command and Conquer Red Alert

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

Command & Conquer: Red Alert is Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Electronic Arts's Real-Time and Strategy game released in 1996.

Command & Conquer: Red Alert includes the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Command & Conquer: Red Alert

When you are playing Command & Conquer: Red Alert 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 on occasion 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 click the links to get to your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the fastest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Command & Conquer: Red Alert Require

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

Command & Conquer: Red Alert - PC

  • TCP: 3840, 4005, 4808, 4810, 4995, 7000-7002
  • UDP: 1234-1237, 4000, 5400, 5009

We have guides that are custom tailored for Command & Conquer: Red Alert that will show you the specific incoming ports.

That's all it takes to forward your ports. For more on how to port forward, check out our list of games and applications.

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