Question about Edimax 802.11b (ew-7206apb)
THat can mean 3 things
that the router's ip address has changed
The router has lost it's connectivity or lastly
There may be a reset that was performed with the settings of the router,eg : the Encryption key may have been changed and your computer is off the router network.
Press the button with a window symbol on it (from the keyboard)
as well as the letter R at the same time.
A run window will open type in "CMD"
NOW in the black window that opens type in ipconfig and click on the enter button on the keyboard and you scroll through the window page you will get a default gateway that will be your router address if it's 0.0.0.0 or 169.254.254.254 then in the same window type in ipconfig /release(ipconfig ,a space and then release)
wait for about 5 minutes and then type in ipconfig /renew(ipconfig, a space and then renew).
Now type in ipconfig and you should get your default gateway(the ip address) of the printer
Posted on Oct 06, 2010
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After you directly connect your PC to the modem router or connect your adapter to a Hub/Switch which has connected to the modem router, you need to configure your PC's IP address. Follow the steps below to configure it.
Step 1: Click the Start menu on your desktop, right click My Network Places, and then select Properties (shown in Figure 3-1).
Step 2: Right click Local Area Connection (LAN), and then select Properties.
Step 3: Select General tab, highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click the Properties button.
TD-W8968 300Mbps Wireless N USB ADSL2+ Modem Router User Guide Step 4: Configure the IP address as Figure 3-4 shows. After that, click OK.
You can configure the PC to get an IP address automatically, select "Obtain an IP address automatically" and "Obtain DNS server address automatically" in the screen above.
Now, you can run the Ping command in the command prompt to verify the network connection. Please click the Start menu on your desktop, select run tab, type cmd or command in the field and press Enter. Type ping 192.168.1.1 on the next screen, and then press Enter.
If the result displayed is similar to the screen below, the connection between your PC and the modem router has been established.
If the result displayed is similar to the screen shown below, it means that your PC has not connected to the modem router.
You can check it following the steps below:
1) Is the connection between your PC and the modem router correct?
The LEDs of LAN port which you link to the device and the LEDs on your PC's adapter should be lit.
2) Is the TCP/IP configuration for your PC correct?
If the Router's IP address is 192.168.1.1, your PC's IP address must be within the range of 192.168.1.2 ~ 192.168.1.254.
3.2 Quick Installation Guide
With a Web-based utility, it is easy to configure and manage the TD-W8968 300Mbps Wireless N USB ADSL2+ Modem Router. The Web-based utility can be used on any Windows, Macintosh or UNIX OS with a Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari.
1. To access the configuration utility, open a web-browser and type the default address http://192.168.1.1 in the address field of the browser.
After a moment, a login window will appear, similar to the Figure 3-8. Enter admin for the User Name and Password, both in lower case letters. Then click the OK button or press the Enter key.
Do not mix up the user name and password with your ADSL account user name and password which are needed for PPP connections.
If the above screen does not pop up, it means that your Web-browser has been set to a proxy. Go to Tools menu-Internet Options-Connections-LAN Settings, in the screen that appears, cancel the Using Proxy checkbox, and click OK to finish it.
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