How to Port Forward in Your Router for DirectX 7

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for DirectX 7 are:

DirectX 7 - PC

  • TCP: 2300-2400, 47624
  • UDP: 2300-2400

Forward Ports for DirectX 7

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use DirectX 7. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to DirectX 7.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

Setting Up a Port Forward for DirectX 7

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The process for forwarding a port is:

Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for DirectX 7:

List of Routers - Customized for DirectX 7

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for DirectX 7.

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