So I have had a moderate NAT while gaming on Xbox Live. From what I understand, opening the ports on my router will better enable my network hardware to communicate with Xbox live servers, changing my NAT to open, and thus allowing me to connect to my best friends party so we can play team doubles on Halo 4!
Anyway... I have tried opening the ports by accessing my router by typing its IP address into the URL. When I do this however, I receive an error message saying "this webpage is unavailable." I have tried this with both the Default Gateway and the IPv4 Address to no avail.
Windows IP Configuration
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2a:b84b:1e23:6a9%13
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.32
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1
MORE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Also, I want to note that the router I am currently using is a DELL TrueMobile 2300 Model: WX-5565D
WHAT THE INDIAN DELL GUY SAID:
Moreover, I called DELL technical support for help on the issue and they told me that the router I was using is approx. 9 years old (about 2,518 in technology years).
With that said I am left to assume that maybe, just maybe, the operations I am trying to perform on my router are too "new school" for its liking. Any sort of confirmation on my current assumption would be helpful. Also, any more information, or guidelines, on how to open the ports on my router would be greatly appreciated.