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I need get my static ip working?

I need some help cause bigpond wont help me! i need to get my static ip to show up for games but it keeps showing up 10.0.0.1
Bigpond told me to disable dhcp and enable port forwarding but im not sure how to enable port forwarding! i know where to find the port page but not sure what to fill in! any help would be great cause i've had monthsof trouble ith bigpond!!! I have a speedstream 4200 modem

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    Do you have a modem and router? or just a modem?

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For gaming all you need to do is go to http://whatismyip.com your ip# will come up. Give it to your fellow gamers and they can join your game. As far as ports go, you need to find out what ports are used for your specific game. These can be found easily with a search, theres bound to be a forum or two that have this information available. Once you find out what they are, enter them into your port forwarding page. Making sure you apply your settings to 10.0.0.1.

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