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*solved* Having trouble accessing my router interface (WNR2000 v2).

gabe23111 10,351 28,592 March 7, 2012 at 12:10 PM
I picked up the router from this deal. It is a v2.

This is my first time trying to flash a router (ddwrt)...

I first performed the 30/30/30. I'm now trying to access the router interface to flash it.

I'm entering http://192.168.1.1 in the URL and I keep getting the message that the web page can't be found or web page unavailable (depending on the browser i'm using).

The router is powered on, plugged in to my CPU, and I turned off the wifi on my CPU.

I also tried pinging the router and it says "ping transmit failed".

I assume that my cable is good because both my CPU and my router recognize when I plug it in to my CPU.

Does anyone know what I might be doing wrong?

Please be patient with this tech noob Blush

TIA to anyone that can help me.

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what build? According to the wiki page:

http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index....ed_Devices

"K26 build ONLY"
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the address might of changed, if you go to the network & sharing center and go to "view map", can you see the router there? if so there should be a "view device webpage" or similar to take you to it's new IP address
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Quote from Dr. J View Post :
what build? According to the wiki page:

http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index....ed_Devices

"K26 build ONLY"
Pardon my noobness. How do I tell what build my router is?

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the address might of changed, if you go to the network & sharing center and go to "view map", can you see the router there? if so there should be a "view device webpage" or similar to take you to it's new IP address
When I click "network map" it says windows can not discover any computer or device.
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Were you following any directions to flash this router to DD-WRT?
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Quote from LiquidRetro View Post :
Were you following any directions to flash this router to DD-WRT?
No particular directions per say...

Basically what I was able to find by "googling".

I planned on just going in to my router interface and flashing my router with it's proper firmware which I downloaded to my CPUfound here [dd-wrt.com].

I also tried doing 30/30/30 reset which I read was recommended in a few places.

My issue is I can't get in to the router interface at all.
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Are you connecting to the internet through this router or another connection?

bring up a command prompt window (type cmd in the search box on the start menu if you're running vista or 7 otherwise click run and type cmd)
In the command prompt window, type: ipconfig /all
Look for where it says default gateway, type this address into your browser.
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Are you connecting to the internet through this router or another connection?

bring up a command prompt window (type cmd in the search box on the start menu if you're running vista or 7 otherwise click run and type cmd)
In the command prompt window, type: ipconfig /all
Look for where it says default gateway, type this address into your browser.
When trying to access the router interface i have the wireless on my laptop turned off. I was under the impression that I shouldn't be connected to the Internet when flashing.

When I checked the default gateway it was blank. Didn't say anything next to it.

Thanks for taking the time to help Smilie
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huh?

always use wired connections to debug if possible.
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http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index....stallation

http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index....es#Netgear Id your router based on the label information including fcc id

So you have your laptop connected one of the LAN ports on the netgear? Try running: ipconfig /renew from the command prompt, then run ipconfig /all again and see what it shows for default gateway. Post the output of ipconfig /all
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Quote from jkee View Post :
http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index....stallation

http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index....es#Netgear Id your router based on the label information including fcc id

So you have your laptop connected one of the LAN ports on the netgear? Try running: ipconfig /renew from the command prompt, then run ipconfig /all again and see what it shows for default gateway. Post the output of ipconfig /all
Now I feel like a real idiot Embarrassment

I had it plugged in to the internet port. I plugged it in to one of the Ethernet ports and now it's working fine.

I'm sorry for wasting everyone's time. Sorry

Thanks again guys for taking the time to help me.
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