How do I find the IP of my router?

February 20, 2009 at 13:43:27
Specs: Windows or Mac
Many people new to computer networking have asked how to find their router's admin web page. Usually the advice is a bit complicated for the average user, e.g. running ipconfig on Windows.

Here's an easier way. Just go to This site uses Java to determine the local IP address of your computer. Based on that, and a router knowledge base, it provides links to the likely IP address of your router's administration web pages. Now you don't need to run ipconfig or other utilities to figure this out yourself. And you no longer need to memorize addresses like "".

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February 20, 2009 at 13:49:58
I write the info on the unit with a marker or tape paper to it. Seems to work for me.

"Best Practices", Event viewer, host file, perfmon, antivirus, anti-spyware, Live CD's, backups, are in my top 10

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February 20, 2009 at 14:00:46
Doesnt work for me for some weird reason.

My router is a netgear and its

Says here that my router ip is

Oh well, was worth a try..


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February 20, 2009 at 14:19:55
Bit pointless really when you consider that the user has the ability to change the IP address to almost anything they want. A lot of ISP supplied routers are likely to be configured differently than the default.

What can be more simply than typing ipconfig /all


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