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March 28, 2010 8:14:24 PM

Hello,

I've got a problem that I'd be very grateful if someone was to help me.

I cannot access from my browser my router configuration 192.168.2.1 from IE 7 despite being able to access the Internet. As a result of this I cannot change my settings to ensure my router is password protected or rename it.

I have tried practically everything in command prompt such as ipconfig/ all and ping 192.168.2.1. Pinging was initially successful however now it fails stating that "Request Timed Out" I have re-setted the modem, router countless times but to no joy. Could someone help me please



I am running Windows Vista and my router is a Micradigital WLAN. If I need to paste my IP settings etc. could someone please tell me how to do it from command prompt?

Thanks very much in advance



Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
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C:\Users\Home>ping 192.168.2.1

Pinging 192.168.2.1 with 32 bytes of data:
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 192.168.2.1:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

C:\Users\Home>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Home-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : cable.virginmedia.net

Wireless LAN adapter Internet:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : cable.virginmedia.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 802.11g Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-8C-B2-72-1F
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::14da:2500:6ce4:f3d2%8(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 82.43.113.162(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.248.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 28 March 2010 20:14:23
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 04 April 2010 03:40:52
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 82.43.112.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 62.30.112.121
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 134225548
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-13-27-0F-97-00-1E-8C-B2-72-1F

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 194.168.4.100
194.168.8.100
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : cable.virginmedia.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : isatap.cable.virginmedia.net
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 02-00-54-55-4E-01
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 11:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : cable.virginmedia.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 6TO4 Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2002:522b:71a2::522b:71a2(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 2002:c058:6301::c058:6301
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 194.168.4.100
194.168.8.100
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

C:\Users\Home>ping 192.168.2.1

Pinging 192.168.2.1 with 32 bytes of data:
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 192.168.2.1:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

C:\Users\Home>


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March 28, 2010 8:54:13 PM

According to your ipconfig dump, you’re NOT connected to a router:

IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 82.43.113.162(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.248.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 82.43.112.1

82.43.113.162 is a *public* IP, not one that would typically be assigned by a router (e.g., 192.168.2.100). That's why you can't reach your router's administrative interface @ 192.168.2.1. You're not on the router's network but connected directly to the Internet w/ a public IP.

March 28, 2010 9:02:24 PM

Thanks, that makes sense, do you have any suggestions as to what I should do next?
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March 28, 2010 9:15:43 PM

"I am running Windows Vista and my router is a Micradigital WLAN"

You mention a router (Micradigital WLAN). Can you provide a specific model #, a link to the product, anything, so I can see what this is, I'm not familiar w/ it. At this point I just don't see a router in this configuration. If you do have a router, you should be configured as follow:

[modem](lan)<-- wire -->(wan)[router]<-- wireless -->[pc]

Does this look like your setup?
March 28, 2010 9:55:50 PM

eibgrad said:
"I am running Windows Vista and my router is a Micradigital WLAN"

You mention a router (Micradigital WLAN). Can you provide a specific model #, a link to the product, anything, so I can see what this is, I'm not familiar w/ it. At this point I just don't see a router in this configuration. If you do have a router, you should be configured as follow:

[modem](lan)<-- wire -->(wan)[router]<-- wireless -->[pc]

Does this look like your setup?



I am using a Belkin Micradigital Wireless Cable/DSL Router * 54 Mbps 802.11g F5D7230

http://www.hotukdeals.com/images/deals/40302.jpg

Sorry I am not sure if that looks like my setup. If I can give you anymore info please ask.
March 28, 2010 10:26:49 PM

I assume the following is your router:

http://www.micradigital.com/product.aspx?id=25008

But that's just the router. It needs to be connected over its WAN port to a dsl or cable modem. That's an important piece of missing information. What is it connected to?

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