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I have received a Thomson wirelesss router, connected it (shows a broadband light) but when I try to open Internet Explorer to input the username and password, the welcome page does not appear. Should I be able to access the router whilst not connected to the internet, via 192.168.1.1 ?

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The IP address for the device is 10.0.0.138. The default user is "admin".

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Yes you can connect directly to router via it's default IP. For Thompson I think it's 192.168.1.254

default username and password

username: administration password: (none, just leave it blank)

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You can also try this: Start > Run > Fill in the box with "cmd" (without the quotation marks) > type "ipconfig /all" (without the quotation marks) and look for "Standard Gateway", the IP of your router is next to it.

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