Advice 1: How to find out your gateway

Sometimes users want to find the address of the gateway through which their is Internet connection or other connection settings. To accomplish this can even novice user.
How to find out your gateway
Instruction
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The first and most reliable way to know your connection settings - to specify them in the customer support of your provider. In addition, it is the only way to know them if you enter these settings, you need to actually connect.
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If your connection is working by getting the settings automatically, you can recognize them in the following way:
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Click the "start" button at the bottom of the screen, in the menu that appears, click Run.
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Enter "cmd" (without the quotes) and click OK.
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In the opened command prompt window type "ipconfig /all" (without the quotes).
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On the displayed list of settings, locate the line "Default gateway" (or "default gateway"), the address next to that line will be the address of your gateway.

Advice 2: How to add a gateway

To set up your own home Internetgateway, you can use any computer. The only prerequisite is the availability of several free slots to connect network cables or Wi-Fi devices.
How to add a gateway
Instruction
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If you want to create a local network between a stationary computer with Internet access and a laptop, use a Wi-Fi adapter. This can be either an external USB device or the internal adapter that connects to a PCI slot on the motherboard.
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Purchase a Wi-Fi adapter and connect this equipment to the computer. Install in accordance with the enclosed instructions the software needed to configure. Turn on the Wi-Fi adapter. After that, open the computer control panel "control Center network and sharing". Select "Manage wireless networks".
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Click "Add". Specify a name for your future network. Select from the system options the best type of security. However, in this case you can use Open type because more than one device to Wi-Fi adapter, you still can't connect. To confirm other types of safety you will have to enter the administrator password.
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Refer to the settings of the wireless network that you created. Click "Properties" when you select the item "Internet Protocol TCP/IPv4 (or TCP/IPv6). Type in the value of a static IP address, for example, 165.167.176.1.
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Turn on the laptop and connect to the wireless network created by the adapter. Go to setup this connection. Select the following values for "Internet Protocol TCP/IP" - the IP address- 165.167.176.2 - subnet Mask – sets the system default gateway - 165.167.176.1 - DNS-server - 165.167.176.1.
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Open on a desktop "control Center network and sharing". Find the menu "Access". Enable shared Internet access by checking the box next to the appropriate item. Select and specify the wireless network. After that, activate the Internet connection.

Advice 3: How to find the Internet gateway

If you want to know the address of the gateway, whereby the Internet connection, or to understand the other connection settings, you need to follow below algorithm.
How to find the Internet gateway
You will need
  • computer;
  • - contacting the helpdesk of your provider;
  • - the following guide
Instruction
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The first and most reliable way to know the connection settings of a network is to contact support of your provider. This data can be useful when you first set up the computer connection to the Internet.
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If your connection works and gets the settings automatically, you can recognize them in the following way: click "start" on the desktop, from the main menu, select "Run".
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Type cmd, hit OK. In the opened command prompt window type ipconfig /all .
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On the displayed list of settings, look for the line Default gateway (translates as "default gateway"). Address, standing in front of this string is the address of your gateway.
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There are other ways to learn the gateway address. For example, you can see it in the properties window, connect the network card of your computer to the Internet. To do this, open the main menu of the computer "start" button, find "control Panel" and under "setup" click the line Network connections.
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You will see a folder with shortcuts to all created connections. Find the current and call its shortcut menu. Select the "Status" window will open with information about the Internet connection. Select the tab "Support". The address of the default gateway of this connection placed on it in the bottom row.
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If the Internet connection is not directly, but through a router (router), default gateway of your computer to perform this router. Then obtained by the method described above address will be his address for the internal network. In order to circumvent this obstacle, it is necessary to connect cable Internet connection to your network card on your computer directly, or contact the helpdesk of your provider and specify the default gateway address.
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