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Instructions for Zyxel Prestige 334W router

I have lost the instruction booklet for the router and cannot find my IP address. Need to secure my system.

Would appreciate your help.

Thanks, Kathy

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  • Kathy Nov 06, 2008

    Thanks drlalitv for this info. I have been able to get into my router using one of the IP addresses you listed.

    Under "wireless" It says I have "no security" . I don't have any experience to get the security set up correctly. Is that something you can help me with?

    Kathy

  • Kathy Nov 07, 2008

    drlalitv,

    I have a network name and I changed security to :WPS-PSK and put a pass word in Pre Shared Key field and applied. Hopefully that was correct.



    I have a laptop computer as well as my desktop and I am trying to get that to work now with a wireless card I insert. My laptop keeps shutting down and running a check of the disk. Was there something I should have done on the router screen so that my laptop would also work? I do not have it hard wired.

    Thanks, Kathy

  • Kathy Nov 07, 2008

    Hello again. the wireless card is in my sony vaio laptop. the card is a d-Link wireless card and the software is installed. When i couldn't get my laptop to quit shutting down and running checks of the disk on me after I added the WPA-PSK security, i went in and removed the security. The laptop, card and computer are all working just fine again. However, I still don't have any security. (You probably agree that someone like me probably has no business owning a computer much less wanting to use the internet!) I certainly do appreciate all your help. If you can walk me through this I will be forever greatful.

    Thanks, Kathy

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Use the "run"command by pressing windows key (next to alt) and the r key..type cmd..a command prompt box will open..type ifconfig/all..u will get all the details..in case u want to log in to the rotuter type 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.1.0 or it may be written somehwhere on the router in the internet browser..hope it helps!

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  • Lalit Varadpande
    Lalit Varadpande Nov 07, 2008

    glad to help u!once ur logged inside the router go to the wireless setup..here u can name ur network..in the security settings u can use one of the methods to secure ur network like WEP,WPA etc etc..use something easy like WPA-PSK and give a password when asked..save the settings and ur good to go!please get back for any more assistance..regards!

  • Lalit Varadpande
    Lalit Varadpande Nov 07, 2008

    hi kathy!is the wireless  card in the desktop or the laptop?what make and model is it?is the software for the card installed?

  • Lalit Varadpande
    Lalit Varadpande Nov 08, 2008

    hi Kathy!sorry was away at work..its quite strange that adding security prevented your laptop from shutting down and removing security helped it..i shall look into the matter..if the wifi card is not part of the original configuration of the laptop then sometimes added hardware prevent the computer from shutting down..are there any other errors on the laptop otherwise that u get?see if changing the type of security helps ..like WPA to WEP etc..because shutting down problems could be indicative of other things too..also do a complete update of it on the microsoft website..let me know what happens..

    PS:i dont agree with your comments in the brackets,you may not believe but there was a time that i did not know how to restart a system!and here i am giving advice on FixYa!!setting up a wireless is quite difficult and i am very appreciative of your efforts in trying to troubleshoot your own problems..shall help you as much as i can...regards!

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