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Router won't connect to wireless

Can not connect wireless with my router says looking for address and never finds one can any one help?

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Can you clarify the question.

Is there a modem (cable or verizon) connected to your router; if so you might need to turn off your modem, wireless router and computer for five minutes. Then turn on the modem, wait 5 minutes, turn on the wireless router wait 5 minutes, and then boot your computer. Also, make sure your computer's network card is set to DHCP, which automatically assigns your computer an ip address from the wireless router.

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How to connect my self and make my IP address ?


you can set your laptop up to detect ip address automatically in its network settings. if you had provided the operating system it would have helped to narrow down how to do this. If you had told us how you plan to connect to the router this also would have been helpful. Are you connecting via blue cat5 ethernet cable or via wireless. If it is wireless your laptop should detect the wireless network and you can ask it to connect to it. If the wireless link is encrypted you need to log into the router via ethernet cable and look for the securirty settings on the wireless and find out what the encryption code is. Usually the router will use what is called an internal IP address range. the subnet is usually class c being 255.255.255.0 and the ip address default gateway IP address is usually either 10.0.0.1 or 198.168.0.1 and this can be put into the browser to log into the router. When you set the laptop to automatically obtain the IP address the Wireless Router has a DHCP server that manages the leases of IP addresses to computers connected to it. However if you are connecting the Wireless Router into an existing network with another router you will need to set the IP address to the next IP address eg 10.0.0.1 on existing router make second router 10.0.0.2> if you have a DCHP server on the wireless turn it off if you have a DCHP server on the existing router otherwise you have confusion as to which DHCP server to listen too on your network.Make sure the DHCP router does not allocate at least the first 10 addresses eg 10.0.0.1 to 10.0.0.10 to allow for the routers and printers on your network that may need dedicated IP addresses (Static IP addresses)

Feb 07, 2015 | D-Link dlinkgo Wireless N 150 Router...

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I can not find SSID


My Friend,
You can follow these steps to find the wireless password.
>Connect your computer with a Ethernet cable to Slot number 1 on the router.(please don't connect to the internet port.) Just go to command prompt on your computer by typing CMD on RUN. >Type Ipconfig there and then you have to look for ipv4 address. >In this address search for the default gateway on the computer. >Type the address in the default gateway into the address bar on the browser. > Then this will ask you for the user name and password . Leave username blank and in password type admin. You will see the router set-up page . Go to the wireless tab and below that you will see wireless security tab. You can see the password under the security type such as Below security type as WEP OR WPA. Tere is a wireless key.
Hope this will help you.

Sep 09, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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How do i retrive my password


Log onto the router using the 192.168.1.1 for Linksys in the address bar then look under the wireless settings in the router.

OR

Look at the IP settings from a computer that is connected the the network to find the address of the router. The default gateway in the connection properties is the address of the router.

On the computer connected to the network,

Press down "Windows key" on your keyboard and Letter R

Type "cmd" with no quotes in the Run Dialog and

Hit enter,

Type "ipconfig /all" and hit enter in the command prompt.

This is if the IP address is dynamically assigned by the router.

Good luck to you

Jun 22, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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How do i find out how to get my password as i have forgotten it


1.Open the router interface page on a wired computer. If you don't have connect your wireless computer with an ethernet cable.
2.For this type the IP address of your router, that would be the default gateway on the computer
3.On the router interface page under the category WIRELESS, you will find Security.
4.In that, yo will find the wireless security key that has been setup.

**This will not work on a wireless computer!

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How do I secure my wireless connection


Access the router's built-in web-server, and run the "Wireless Network Setup Wizard". Change the 'SSID' ("Network ID") and change the router's password.

Dec 05, 2009 | Axsion Axion Actiontec Wireless-Ready DSL...

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Aquiring network address


Hey there,

in connecting wirelessly to the router, we need to make sure the encryption on the router.

Access the router setup screen, check the IP address first of the computer.

Open IE type there 192.168.1.1 username is blank and password is admin.

once it is on the setup screen checked the wireless tab and look for wireless security, verify it and try to connect again.

in your wireless computer, right click wireless connection and go to view available wireless network, try to connect - input the network key if in case it is not asking you for it, click the changed the order of the preferred networks and then removed all the preferred networks there, then try to connect again and you will now be asked for a network try to connect and you should be connected then.

Jun 24, 2009 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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We cannot remember the password so we can connect a new laptop. Is there somewhere on the desktop we can find the password?


  1. Connect a computer to any one of the four LAN ports of the Belkin wireless router.
  1. Open your web browser and type the router IP address of the router (by default, the address is http://192.168.2.1.) in the address bar and press Enter.
  2. Click Login on the top of the page to login to the router. By default the Password is left blank, click Submit.
  3. Click Security under Wireless menu.

    There you will see your encryption key.
Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

May 16, 2009 | Belkin N Wireless Modem-Router F5D8633au4A

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Cannot connet my laptop to he wireless router


Hi gups1, I will try and help you make a start.

It would help to have the name and model number of your router if possible (eg Netgear, Linksys?)

First, look at the router itself. Is there a label on the base of it? Sometimes this tells you the address you need to get at your wireless settings. It will look something like http://192.168.0.1 If you have a manual, you should find this info in there.
You need to type this address into a web browser, as if you were going to look at a web page (but note, there is no 'www' in the address).

If you succeed in doing this, a box pops up requesting your username and password. If you don't know this, again look at the base of the router or in the manual.

If you succeed in logging in to your router, you will see a menu where you can configure or change your settings. Come back if you don't get this far, or if you need more help at this point.

Nov 15, 2008 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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Wireless connection


JRSavage - The solution you supllied is to assign the IP address to the client. It appears Guest is asking how to log into the Router.

Guest - If the router is a wireless router then you should not have to know it's IP to connect to it, simply looks for it's SSID in WIndows Zero Config wireless util (or the util that came with your wireless adapter)

If you're connected and looking how to log into the router itself you'll want to enter the router's IP address into the address bar of your internet browser.

If you're looking for where you enter the router's IP for NIC configuration, you would enter the Router's IP as the Gateway address.

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Phoblem with 524-up


All wireless router manfacturers do not set their devices to the same gateway address so the 192.168.0.1 may not be accurate for your router. Can you identify the router's manufacturer and model number? Without that assuming you are on a windows computer you can open either a DOS Prompt or Command Prompt depending on the version of windows you are running. From that window issue the command ipconfig (it may require some operands and there may be multiple connections appear). Generally look for a connection probably with an IP address beginning 192.168.?.? and record the default gateway also probably a 192.168.?.? address. This may then be utilized like your friend to access the configuration for your wireless router. You may require an url like https://192.168.?.? or http://192.168.?.? where ?.? is from the default gateway address above. In addition you will probably require a UserID and Password that if unchanged can be gotten from the manufacturer's documentation or possibly reset using the manufacturers documentation if it was changed and is unknown. The manufacturer and model information along with the information for the wireless network adapters accessing router will be necessary to find a suitable security scheme to "lock" this device for secured access. Besides encryption schemes routers sometimes support using MAC addresses from your specific network cards to limit devices they will communicate with. These decisions need to be made after the additional information is identified.

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