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said by brvheart:#1 Let me show you an example of how a NIC is on Windows XP shows up (even if it is disabled).
I don't know what a NIC is.
a) I went to Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware -> Device Manager,
b) Under View, I made sure selected was Devices by Type.
#2 There are different kind of hardware NICs, besides how it connects to the network (wired or wireless).
a) To be more exact, how it connects to the computer (if one is not built into the motherboard of the computer).
Note: By one built into the motherboard, I mean like the one as shown at »en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Acer_···conn.svg
b) USB NICs
Like the one that is shown on the right hand side and top of the page at
c) PCI NICs
Like the one that is shown on the right hand side of the page at
I could on and on...
said by brvheart:Since you have more than one router: That is the current LAN IP of one of your router(s).
I also don't know what a default gateway is. Is a default gateway the 192.168.1.1 thing?
If you want to know what a default gateway is, I point you to »en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Default_gateway
said by brvheart:#1 You are welcome.
It frustrating not understanding all this stuff, but what you suggested WORKED!
I just connected to the linksys with a laptop and went to 192.168.1.1 on the laptop.
#2 Take your time and consider learning it.
a) When I started, I did not know everything.
b) And I still do not know everything.
Please use the "yellow (IM) envelope" to contact me and please leave the URL intact.