I just upgraded to a new modem from Time Warner, which gives me super fast download speeds! Currently, however, I don't have easy access to my router's configuration page, and can't seem to figure out why. Help! I'll try to give all the pertinent details.
I had an old Surfboard modem from TimeWarner (Roadrunner) for several years , and the modem was connected to a NETGEAR WNDR3400v2
wireless router, to broadcast my signal. I also have 3 devices hard-wired to the router (A Boxee Box, my XBOX 360, and my printer)
If I needed to port forward or do anything with my router, it was as simple as accessing the old Http://192.168.1.1 page, or in the case of this particular router, I could type http://www.routerlogin.net.
When the tech guy installed my new router, he moved the plugs for the devices from the router to the modem, since my new modem apparently has a built-in firewall, etc. The new modem is a Motorola SBG6580
So, now I only have one cord connecting my new modem to my wireless router. It still broadcasts to the same wifi network I set up, and all is well in that regard. All my devices work fine, wirelessly, or wired.
HOWEVER, I no longer have any way to access my router's config page. When I type in the config page address (http://www.routerlogin.net), it brings me HERE
When I type in http://192.168.1.1, it times out. If I type http://192.168.0.1, however, I get access to my new modem's config page (I looked up the default user/pass online, and it worked).
Yesterday, as I was checking my wife's laptop to see if it connected to my network wirelessly, it worked great...and on a whim, I typed http://192.168.1.1 on her laptop, which opened up my router config page! So I was able to access the config page wirelessly through my wife's PC... I even connected my Droid Razr Maxx phone to my network, and was able to open the config page through my phone...
But I cannot seem to access this page from the actual PC that the router is connected to!!!
What could be happening? This is baffling to me, as I have a hard time working it all through my head, and figuring out where the problem lies.
Help!! This is a minor annoyance in the scheme of things, as my internet speed is fantastic, and my wifi networks work well. I should mentioned that resetting all the info on my router didn't fix the problem...however, I did subsequently have to access the router via my phone to reconfigure it and set up my passwords, etc...sure woulda been easier if I could have done it from the computer it was attached to!