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How to Port Forward Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 is Ubisoft's Shooter, Tactical, and Action game released in 2007.

When you play Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 you will enjoy the following styles of play.

  • In a shooter the player must have a very fast reaction time. Usually there is a weapon held out in front of the player that is used to target other players or enemies. They can be either single player or multiplayer. The single player versions usually have a short storyline with minor RPG elements. Call of Duty and Battlefield are some very popular examples.
  • Tactical games are a subgenre of strategy games that focus more on operational warfare, military style tactics, and troop placement. They focus more on logistics and production than on combat, and can at times feature complex battlefield tactics.

Forward Ports for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2

When you are playing Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 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:

  • The IP address of your router.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • A list of TCP and UDP ports to forward.

How to navigate to 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

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

  • Start by logging in to your router.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the correct box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
  • Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Which Ports Does Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 Require

The specific incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 are as follows:

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,3074

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 2346,3074,3478-3480,5223,8080
  • UDP: 3074,3478-3479,3658

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 - PC

  • TCP: 6667,28910,29900-29901,29920
  • UDP: 13139,16250,27900-27901,29910

We have guides that are custom tailored for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 that will show you the exact ports.

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Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.