Question about Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router
I'm trying to connect my new laptop to my home network. i have a main computer already directly cabled into my linksys router. the laptop detects the network but does not allow internet access. based on my searches on the internet, i need to find out my wep key, but to find it i need to know the userid and password for my router (when i enter 'http://192.168.1.1' in the browser). i don't know any of this.
can you help?
Since you want to access the router setup page and get the wireelss security for your laptop you can try this:
Open a web browser like internet explorer or Netscape. Enter the ip address of your router in the address bar of your browser. In the picture above the address bar has http://www.google.com in it. Just replace all of that with the ip address of your router. By default the ip address should be set to 192.168.1.1.
You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now. By default the username is blank, and the password is admin. Click the Ok button to log in to your router.
If the default password didn't work you need to reset the router by pressing the reset button for 15 seconds so it will be back to its default settings with default password which is admin.
But if you successfully log in to the router page just go to the Wireless tab and there you can find all the wireless settings of your router including the wireless security key...
Posted on Nov 17, 2008
Thats the default(192.168.1.1) router address if you want to access it , it should ask you for your user name and password. the best way to fix your problem is to call your router vendor ask then to help you set up your router, you can search the web for your router brand and thier support number.
Posted on Nov 17, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Sep 03, 2011 | Belkin Basic Wireless Router
I understand that you need to check the security key so as to connect the computer with the router's wireless network.
In order to get this key we need to login to the router's page using any computer which is physically connected to router. Please follow the steps on a computer connected to the router so as to check the network key:
1. Open a web browser like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Safari.
2. Access the router's GUI by typing 'http://192.168.1.1' or 'http://www.routerlogin.com' in the address bar.
3. When prompted for Username and Password, please enter 'admin' for the Username and 'password' for Password.
4. Click on Wireless Settings (under Setup) from the left menu.
5. Check if WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) or WPA-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access Pre-Shared Key) is selected under 'Security Options'.
6. If WPA-PSK is selected, copy the code entered in the passphrase (or network key).
7. If WEP is selected, copy the code entered in the key that has been checked.
This is the code required for connecting the wireless computer to the router's wireless network.
I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue.
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