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I know this sounds crazy, but thats what happens. For some domains like *.gstatic.com, the domain resolves to a proper IP address, but it seems the only thing responding when trying to access that IP is my router . So, on a google web page, which references a domain, like *.gstatic.com, my browser asks for my router password. (because IT actually connects to the router instead of the resolved IP)

Some further tests (ip redacted):

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>ping __.__.41.255

Pinging __.__.41.255 with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from __.__.41.255: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=32
Reply from __.__.41.255: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=32
Reply from __.__.41.255: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=32
Reply from __.__.41.255: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=32

Ping statistics for __.__.41.255:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms


C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>tracert __.__.41.255

Tracing route to [__.__.41.255]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

  1    <1 ms    <1 ms    <1 ms  [__.__.41.255]

Trace complete.

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>

This happens all over my network, so even on my linux machines. Also, its not something caused by the hosts file and I haven't set any special routing rules on my router.

The router is a Konig cmp-router10, firmware: R03-027.

Is this a bug in my router? Have you experienced anything like this before?

edit:

Ethernet adapter LAN:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
        IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.8
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
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Why did you not post your full internal network ip address? –  Ramhound Jul 15 '11 at 19:13
    
Ramhound: Added it. Others: Wow, I get a -1 and 2 favs... what the hell? how is this a bad question? –  kalevi Jul 15 '11 at 23:01
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I don't understand what you're pinging. If that's a /24 then you're actually pinging the broadcast address. Are you pinging the external interface of your router here? Or is that the IP of the webpage that redirects to your router? –  Evan Jul 15 '11 at 23:56
    
Yeah, I don't understand what you are pinging. If anything, you should do a tracert to *.gstatic.com. Pinging your router tells us nothing. We already know your router's IP address, but what in the world are you pinging? –  surfasb Jul 16 '11 at 6:27

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