How To Open Ports in Your Router for WinMX

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for WinMX are listed here:

WinMX - PC

  • TCP: User configured
  • UDP: 100001

Forwarding Ports for WinMX

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use WinMX. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to WinMX.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

Forwarding a Port for WinMX

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The step-by-step 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 WinMX:

List of Routers - Customized for WinMX

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for WinMX.

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