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192.168.1.1 is a default IP address used by Linksys routers. It is used by the router to identify itself in the network and connect it to other devices. 192.168.l.l Admin | 192.168.1.1 login | Router Configuration Other devices use this address to reconnect to the router.

How to configure your Linksys router

To configure your router, you must enter 192.168.1.1 into the address bar of your browser. You should see a page with router data asking you for a user name and password for an administrator. If you see any other pages like search results or anything else, the router is not connected to the address 192.168.1.1 or your computer can not recognize the router. In this case, check if the router is connected to your computer. If the WLAN is enabled on your computer, check that you are connected to the correct wireless network.

Troubleshoot common router problems
Most of the problems of Linksys routers could be solved by going through the following checklist:
Check if your router is switched on
Check if your computer has a connection to the router
Check that your router's Internet light is lit or flashing (check the manual to see what each state means)
Make sure your router is connected to your cable or DSL modem
Check if you can see the interface of the router administration by entering 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of your browser
If you are using a wireless connection to connect to your router, make sure your computer is connected to the wireless network provided by your router. To find out which wireless network is managed by your router, you can turn off the router and see which wireless network disappears from the list of wireless networks.
Find the IP address of your router

Follow the instructions below to find the IP address of your router.

Windows

Click Start> All Programs> Accessories> Command Prompt for Windows XP. For Windows 8 or later, click the Start button and type cmd.exe. You will see the cmd.exe application in the search results. Click on it.

When the command prompt window opens, type the following command:

ipconfig findstr / i "Gateway"

You should see a similar advert:

ipconfig findstr / i "Gateway" Default Gateway. , , , , , , , , : 192.168.l.l

In this example, the default IP address of your router is 192.168.1.1

Unix and Linux

You must open a terminal. Depending on your Linux distribution, it may be at the top of the menu or at the bottom of your screen. Click Applications> System Tools> Terminal.

If the terminal is open, type the following command:

ip route | grep default | grep default

The result of this should look similar to the following:

joe $ ip route | grep default

default via 192.168.l.l dev eth0 proto static

In this example, 192.168.1.1 is again your default gateway (router) IP address.

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