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Picked up this crappy router and I can't even change the password/name -_-

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1 year ago#1
I picked up a cheapo N150 Belkin router at Wal-Mart. It'll work for what I need it to. My wall is to thick so I can't connect to wifi sometimes in the other room, probably due to my wall being as thick as it is and this ARRIS routers WIFI doesn't cut it.

But I can't even login to the router. 192.168.1.1 doesn't work and the CD is a **** ton of garbage links that don't even work anymore.

Getting frustrated.
1 year ago#2
Take it back and get something else?
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1 year ago#3
Are you sure that is your network? Not all routers default to 192.168.1.0
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1 year ago#4
Well for starters you're using the wrong address. Manual states it's 192.168.2.1
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1 year ago#5
That's the equivalent of:

"I just moved into this new house at 115 Main St., and I can *not* get my key to work! Stupid piece of junk house."

"Dude... you live at 113 Main St."
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1 year ago#6
Not to mention most routers have factory reset button.
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1 year ago#7
Orestes417 posted...
Well for starters you're using the wrong address. Manual states it's 192.168.2.1


This, I have the exact router. It's by no means the best, but it works and it's definitely possible to change the SSID and password. Make sure you do a firmware update. I had to to get my Chromecast working.

And it's not exactly rocket science to find out what your IP address is. You don't even need the command prompt to find it, there are websites that will tell you.

http://www.whatsmyip.org/
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1 year ago#8
wildog2006 posted...
Orestes417 posted...
Well for starters you're using the wrong address. Manual states it's 192.168.2.1


This, I have the exact router. It's by no means the best, but it works and it's definitely possible to change the SSID and password. Make sure you do a firmware update. I had to to get my Chromecast working.

And it's not exactly rocket science to find out what your IP address is. You don't even need the command prompt to find it, there are websites that will tell you.

http://www.whatsmyip.org/


That site is nice for finding your public IP address, but it won't help find out what your private IP is on the LAN side.
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