By "home" i mean one of those little linksys or netgear kind of things.

It seems like most routers will not allow the broadcast address ( of a type of network (with subnet mask to be specified for a port forward (the magic packet port). However, all you have to do is change your subnet to and the broadcast address becomes and the router has no problem with that!

It took me forever to find how to do this, so I thought more people may find this interesting.

Happy WOLing!!