You will need
- connection to the Internet.
In order to know the external IP address of the routerthrough which you are connecting your computer to the network, open your browser page http://myipaddress.com/show-my-ip-address/. Please note that at this point, you must be connected to the Internet through this router.
If you need to know the external address of your computer and its connection to the Internet without using the router, you can use this website. The same is true if the connection is via a USB modem.
If you want to change the external IP address of your router, make sure that you have a dynamic IP. After that, perform a full disabling of the network connection devices including connection on a local network. After 10-15 minutes, re-enable them and then re-open your browser to a website that displays your current IP address. If it has changed, then the time you waited was enough.
Also if you could not interrupt the external IP thus, disconnect wires from devices and restart their work. Wait some time and reconnect them. Connect and view the address. Different providers require different time to reset IP address.
In order to view the external IP address of your router, use the various system utilities that display the state of the operating system at the moment, these utilities still use for quick access to the free space on the hard disk, the speed of current Internet connections, involved in memory and so on. In some programs in addition displayed a window with information about the current external IP address. Also available is a special utility for Windows sidebar.
Do not confuse the external address of the router internal addresses of the devices.
Advice 2 : How to log on to the computer through a router
Routers or routers are typically used to build a local network with Internet access. If the network you want to enable mobile computers, it is best to use equipment with the ability to create an access point Wi-Fi.
Select Wi-Fi router and install this equipment close to a power outlet. Connect the device to the mains and turn it on. Connect all stationary computers with LAN ports Wi-Fi router. With a single WAN link (DSL) connect the cable connection to the Internet.
Now turn on one of the computers connected to the Wi-Fi router. Type in the address bar of the Internet browser the IP of the router. After logging in to the web interface settings, click WAN (Internet Settings). Setup connect the network equipment to the server provider. Save, your settings.
Now create your own wireless network, click Wi-Fi (Wireless Setup). Go to LAN menu and weed detailed configuration of the local network. Disable the Firewall to avoid problems with the creation of shared network resources. Be sure to enable the NAT function.
If you plan to use network shared folders, then disable the program automatically assign IP addresses to DHCP. This will complicate the network configuration, but will facilitate the process of creating network folders. Save all the settings of Wi-Fi router and restart it. After a connection is established with the server provider find out the internal IP address of the router. Usually he doesn't change.
Now open settings of the network connection on one PC. Go to TCP/IP. Check the box next to "Use the following IP address". Set to static IP. In the field "DNS Server" and "default gateway" enter the IP address of the router.
Similarly configure the other computers and laptops. To access the other PC that is part of the network, press Win+R and type in the open box row \220.127.116.11. In this case the numbers represent the IP address of the computer.