Create a Port Forward for Links 2003 in your Router

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April 08, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Links 2003 is a Golf, Sports, and Simulation game published by Microsoft Game Studios released in 2002.

Links 2003 has the following styles of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Links 2003

When you are playing Links 2003 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 frequently 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 locate 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

The fastest way to do this is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities can forward your ports in just a few clicks, and close them back down when you are done just as easily. You can also do it the manual way.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

Ports Required for Links 2003

The incoming ports for Links 2003 are as follows:

Links 2003 - PC

  • TCP: 2300
  • UDP: 59331, 7480, 59338, 33171, 31552, 60329, 60443, 64185

We have guides that are custom tailored for Links 2003 that will show you the ports.

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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