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When I try to access my router page at (my default gateway) I get the folowing error message:

My Error

I haven't changed anything in my router's configuration recently and I'm pretty sure that is the default gateway. Any suggestions?

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This is not programming related – nos May 2 '11 at 16:47
"pretty sure" or positive about that gateway? Do an ipconfig (looks like you are using windows, but can't tell for sure) and see. is equally common these days for routers. – Uninspired May 2 '11 at 16:53
I did and I'm "positive" that it is – Martin May 2 '11 at 16:54
you could run the following in cmd: ipconfig/release and after that is done ipconfig/renew – Darius May 2 '11 at 17:02
yes! it did the trick! thanks Darius! – Martin May 2 '11 at 17:15
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First you can try the following in a Command Prompt:

ipconfig /release

After this is done, type the following:

ipconfig /renew

If the above did not work you should restart your router and try to access the router webpage again.

P.S. If the problem persists it might be a time for a new router.

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thanks @Gareth for cleaning up my post. – Darius May 2 '11 at 20:39

If this is a home router, have you tried removing it's power for 30 seconds and reconnecting power?

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If it's functional apart from the issue of getting into the management interface (You can get out to the internet), from a computer connected to it:

  1. Make sure it's actually at Try 'route print' from a command prompt and look in the Gateway column of the IPv4 Route Table.
  2. Power cycle it (unplug it, count to 10, plug it back in).
  3. Try to ping it. From a command prompt: 'ping' or whatever address you found from 1.
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