I want to put a password on my wireless connection and the manual tells me to open my Internet browser and type
"192.168.1.2" as the URL. But when i do it the Web configurator doesn't show, instead google shows some search results. Why?
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Re: Problems With Web configuration
Try this -
1) Check the IP Address first
2) Assuming that you have Windows XP. you may click on start -> run and type 'CMD'; Click 'OK'
3) This must bring up a black screen, which is the command prompt
4) Next to the cursor, type 'IPCONFIG' and hit enter
5) This will give you some information and one of them would be the Default Gateway, which would be the IP Address of the Zyxel router (if the computer is actually getting a connection from the router) and this IP Address is the one which can be used in the Internet Browser to open the web configuration
6) In the previous steps I'm assuming that the IP Address of router is not 192.168.1.2
7) In case, we have an IP Address of 192.168.1.2 and you are still not able to pull up the web configuration, check for any software firewall. Disable it temporarily.
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For a computer to connect to router there is no need for internet.
If your router is active and functional any computer in its range can be connected with wires by ethernet port or wirelessly with wireless card.
If your computer has wireless card it will recognize the Linksys router and you can connect automatically unless you have a password set for wireless security.
If you need to log on to the router and change settings first step is connect your computer to router wireless or wired then open web browser like Internet explorer or firefox. type 192.168.1.1 this will open a dialogue box for user id and password leave user id blank and type admin in password line.
once you are router page you can configure settings on router.
If you need help with setting up router post the question again! good luck
To configure router it depends on whih router you are using a broadband or a wireless.
Here I can so you how to setup routers in different ways.
Here I have defined 5 different router to setup it.That is given bellow.
How to configure linksys broadband router.
Connect and install your router according to the product manual.
Open your Web browser then check your product manual for the Web address you need to enter.
Enter the Web address, then enter the user name and password supplied in your manual.
Enter the required setup information. You'll need to call your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for this information if you don't have it already.
Choose the connection type you want from the drop-down menu labeled "WAN Connection Type." The connection type you need will depend on the information you receive from your ISP.
Click the "Apply" button to save your settings, then close the browser window.
Reset the power on your modem.
Restart your computer.
How to configure netgear wireless router.
Connect your high-speed modem to the Netgear wireless router with an Ethernet cable. Turn off and unplug your high-speed modem's power before connecting the device to your wireless router. Plug the Ethernet cable that was connected to your high-speed modem into the "Internet" port on the back of your Netgear wireless router. This port is located next to the wireless router's power port and is designated by a green color.
Connect your computer and the Netgear wireless router with an Ethernet cable. Shut down your computer before connecting it to your wireless router. Plug one end of the short, blue Ethernet cable that came with your Netgear wireless router into your computer's Ethernet jack. Plug the other end of the cable into a LAN port on the back of your wireless router. Your wireless router will have several numbered LAN ports, designated by a yellow color. It does not matter which LAN port you use.
Turn on each device in order. First, power up your high-speed modem, then wait at least 2 minutes. This allows it time to connect to your Internet Service Provider's (ISP) server. Make sure that your high-speed modem's status indicators show that it has successfully connected to your ISP's server. Next, plug the Netgear AC power adapter into the Netgear wireless router and a power outlet. The AC power adapter plugs into the back of the wireless router in a black-colored port labeled "Power." Wait at least 2 minutes for your wireless router to connect to your high-speed modem. You will know that it has successfully connected if all of the status lights on the front of the wireless router are on. Finally, turn on your computer.
Open your Web browser and connect to the wireless router's URL. In the address bar of your browser, type in the wireless router's address. The Netgear wireless router addresses are: http://www.routerlogin.net, http://www.routerlogin.com or http://192.168.1.1. You can use any one of these URLs. Press "Enter" on your keyboard once you have typed in the address.
Input the default user name and password. The default user name is "admin," and the default password is "password." The text boxes are case-sensitive, so it is important that you use lowercase letters.
Follow the Setup Wizard instructions. Once you log into the router, a Setup Wizard will load and ask if you want it to detect your Internet type. Click the "Yes" radio button, then click "Next." Once you have completed the wizard, configuration is complete, and you can access the Internet using the wireless router.
Configure wireless settings. If you have wireless devices that you want to connect to your Netgear wireless router, you must access your wireless settings. Log into the wireless router as described in Steps 4 and 5, then find and click the "Wireless Setting" link on the main menu. You can change the default SSID (wireless network name) from "NETGEAR" to a custom name, and you can change security settings such that a passcode is required to log onto your wireless network. When you finish changing your wireless settings, click "Apply." You must use this SSID and passcode to connect your wireless devices to your Netgear wireless router.
How to configure 2wire router.
Things You'll Need :
Connect your router to your computer using the Ethernet cable inserted into the appropriate ports. Launch your browser and type the following in the address bar:
Click the tab for "Home Network." In the right-hand frame, "Status at a Glance," click the button next to the "Wireless" option (in the Home Network section) and set to "Disable."
Click the "Wireless Settings" link in the top menu bar. Verify or type the name SSID, which is the Network Name (located on your router's label with the prefix, "2WIRExxx" where *** is the unique identifier). Locate your WEP encryption key on the label below the serial number.
Select the Wireless Channel using the drop-down menu. Click the box next to "Enable" to enable SSID Broadcast.
Click the box next to "Enable" to set the Wireless Network Security. Select "WEP-Open" in the drop-down menu for "Authentication." Click the button next to "Use default encryption key."
Set the Power Setting to "10" using the drop-down menu. Click the "Save" button.
Click the "System" tab above the top menu bar and click the option, "Restart the system."
For your wireless router: exit the browser application, unplug your Ethernet cables and select your network in the list of available wireless networks. Type your WEP password in the "Password" and "Confirm Password" fields. Click the "Connect" button.
How to configure SMC router.
Things You'll Need :
Plug an Ethernet cable into the back of any network computer and plug the other end into any port on the back of the SMC router.
Open the Internet browser on the connected computer. Type "http://192.168.2.1," "http://192.168.2.1:80," or "http://192.168.2.1:88" (depending on your model of SMC router) into the address bar and press "Enter."
Enter the default password for your SMC router, found in the instruction manual for your specific model.
Click "Advanced Setup," "WAN," and click "PPPoE."
Enter your username and password for your Internet connection (if any). Set the "MTU" value to 1440 and set "Maximum Idle Time" to "0" (zero).
Click "Advanced Setup," "Wireless," and "Encryption." Enter a 26-character code of your choice to password protect your network. Press "Apply" to save your configuration changes.
With most wireless routers you can go to their default IP address in your web browser. Open up Firefox, Internet Explorer, or the browser of your choosing and type in to the URL bar:
This is the most common IP address for wireless routers and should bring you to the wlan's configuration page. Enter your wireless routers default password and then look around in the configuration for where you can change your password (usually on the first page that pops up).
If you can tell me the exact WLAN you have, I can further assist you and tell you exactly where in that configuration page you can change your password.
Please be sure to be connected to your wireless router before attempting to navigate to 192.168.0.1 as this method will not work if you're connected to another network!
1.Launch your Web browser and then type 192.168.1.1 in the address field. Click "Enter."
2.Click "Basic Settings." Input the configuration information given to you from your ISP in this screen. The settings not given by your ISP can likely be left at their default value. Click "Apply" before navigating away from this screen.
3.Click "Wireless Settings" in the menu on the left side of the screen. Enter or select the appropriate settings in the Wireless Settings dialog. Select the appropriate Security Options, then generate the security key. Click "Apply" before navigating away from the Wireless Settings dialog.
4.Reboot the router for the changes to take effect.
Basically you don't need a CD if you want to change the password or put a password on the network all you need to do is to access the Wireless Settings Page of the Router and put or change the Network Key. To access your router you need a working computer connected to the router then open a Browser then type 192.168.0.1. the Username is admin and the password is blank. Go the the Wireless Settings Page and under Wireless Security Mode you can change the Security Mode to either WEP, WPA or WPA2 then input your desired password.
YOU CAN SEE YOUR DEFAULT GATEWAY IN NETWORK CONNECTION STATUS COPY THE NUMBERS, OPEN INTERNET EXPLORER TYPE THE NUMBERS IN THE IE WEB BROWSER THEN ENTER. WHEN ASK USER NAME AND PASSWORD.TRY THIS USER-NAME admin PASS admin OR user-user.
note; you cannot open it in another web browser like Firefox chrome etc. just IE only
To reset your wireless router to the default, hit the the reset button
Whenever you want to configure your network or the DI-514, you can access the Configuration Utility by opening the web-browser and typing in the IP Address of the DI-514. The DI-514 default IP Address 192.168.0.1
·Open the web browser ·Type in the IP Address of the Access Point
Type admin in the User Name field (lower case)
Leave the Password blank
The Setup Wizard page is the first page that appears when logging into the web-based management interface. The Setup Wizard is a utility used to quickly configure the DI-514. It will guide you through four quick and basic steps to help you connect to your ISP. You will be connected to your ISP (Internet Service Provider) and have Internet access within minutes.
When you set your router up to connect to your broadband you had to access the router through your web browser.
Do the same again and then check the Wireless section and follow the instructions on screen.
The D-Link is configured using a Web browser. After you have connected
your computer to the D-Link router, follow these steps:
1. Launch your Web browser. Enter "http://192.168.0.1" into
the address bar and press the "Enter" or "Return"
2. A logon pop-up screen will appear. Type "admin" for the username
and leave the password field blank.
3. Click "OK". A D-Link configuration screen will appear. All
changes to the D-Link configuration are made here.
Enabling WEP* (Wired Equivalent Privacy) will require anyone wishing to
access the Internet through your wireless network to enter a password.
After the correct password is entered, a connection is established, and
all data sent from the D-Link to the computer and back is encrypted. From
the D-Link configuration screen:
1. Click the "Home" tab.
2. Click the "Wireless" button.
3. Click the "Open System" button next to "Authentication".
4. Set the "WEP Encryption" to "128 bit".
5. Set the "Key Type" to "ASCII".
6. Type a 13 digit password into "Key 1".
7. Click "Apply".
8. When you connect to your wireless network from a computer, you will
need to enter the 13 digit password.
*Note: If your computer's operating system supports it, enabling WPA-PSK
is more secure than WEP. The steps above can be modified to set up WPA-PSK.