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Was trying to connect my new router with my internet company we couldnt get it to connect we tried with ethernet cables and then without them

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For that you need to configure your router. Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable then you can access it with following default link. http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1 or http://192.168.15.1 or http://192.168.2.1 If you are not able to access it with above ip then check your computers ip address gateway ip is your router ip try with it. Then it ask for user name and password. Type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or "password" or blank. Then you can see configuration page of router. Then configure wan settings and lan settings enable wireless if you want to use wifi . Also enable DHCP so you can ip address from router. Let me know if you need further assistance. Thanks for using FixYa.

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