IP Address is a default IP of some network devices (such as Linksys, Netgear, TP-Link and other manufacturers). Within the private IP address range: –

The IP address can be used to improve the security of your home network because it gives you access to your router settings via a web-based utility.

An IP address generally has four segments, each divided from the other by a dot. The numbers cannot be generated randomly though, because they must be something in between and as far as private IP numbers are concerned. belongs to the IP address of the Class C network address, is reservations IP, devoted to the router settings. The password of this address will be different according to the router manufacturers' set. is a private IP address because it can only be identified inside the network it is currently working in and not outside of it. So, when you add a new device to your network, make sure that its default IP address is not already in use.

While today these settings are good enough to secure your network, quite often keeping some of the settings at their default values (password, SSID) will put your network at risk. Everyone can easily find your default ID and password and gain access to your network and make some unwanted changes like changing your password for example.

Why I Can't Connect Router Through IP Address

I'm trying to get into my router config settings but for some reason is not connecting.

Set your tcp/ip to be a dhcp client and then reboot. Go to a cmd prompt and type ipconfig. Plug your computer into the router with a network patch cbale and then try to access the router's management interface.

Make sure the windows firewall or other third party softwares like Norton are not blocking any access at this time.

Chances are the router is set to not allow management via a wireless connection.

Last, try using https instead of http - maybe the router is using secure connection only. Login Password Is Lost And How To Recover?

Question: login password is lost and how to recover it?

The answer is very simple - just reset the router. Now let me show you how to reset a router.

Put a paperclip in the pinhole in the router and hold the reset button for 10 seconds, when you see the router lights off and brighten again, release the paperclip, now the username and password are restored to "admin".