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astrodoc71
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎11-18-2009

Can't open IP address

everything was working fine until i tried setting up a range extender for the router. at first it worked but then no computers could connect although the signal was strong. i tried reconfiguring the extender and then no connection was possible at all through the router. i think i screwed up a step in the process by not resetting the extender before reconfiguring so i disconnected it and reconnected directly to the modem and figured i would just start over but for some reason i can no longer open the IP address of the router. what now?
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sabretooth
Posts: 5,327
Registered: ‎11-11-2008

Re: Can't open IP address

What router? What range extender?  What modem? What OS?  No model numbers or firmware revisions...
astrodoc71
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎11-18-2009

Re: Can't open IP address

sorry about that. router WRT54G2 1.5, extender hawking HWREG1. windows xp pro sp3. it does look like i got it to work now. what i did was i connected the computer directly to modem and confirmed internet was working. then i reconnected to router and then i was able to open ip address of router. i saw that all of my previous settings were intact so i didn't change anything. then i reconfigured the extender and everything seems to work now. not sure what happened.
Wizzard
Posts: 3,025
Registered: ‎09-07-2006

Re: Can't open IP address

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Try this link to configure the Range Expander.Make sure that the wireless settings of the router and the range expander should be same..
Message Edited by Wizzard on 12-21-2009 11:36 AM