First we need to set up our computer as same as the router 192.168.0.1 IP address and then we go to router’s settings, Wireless router set up for 192.168.0.1….
We can login into the routers further settings, first open browser and then type 192.168.0.1 in the browser address bar and enter into the management console of router. Many router’s may not ask username and password to login but some of the companies products like D-link may ask, by default the user name will be Admin and leave the password box blank, if not then refer the manual for the user name and password. The next step click set up wizard we enter into a new interface called router’s configuration wizard.
We can click Next to proceed with the configuration directly, Then there is an option of interface internet access interface in which we can make specific choices based on our own internet providers, for example, many providers offer ADSL, CABLE and MODEM. If your network is CABLE then you can choose the first option, if your network is ADSL we can choose the second one. Here we assume that you are using ADSL lines, then we select the second item, click Next to continue the configuration.
We should see what kind of dial-up approach is to be done. In USA there are many companies that use PPPoE dialup approach and many use static IP’s ways to manage their networks. So, we choose any of them and click next. Even for PPPoE users are required to fill in some information that the telecom company provides to us to input in to the box, this is called as validation process. After filling the necessary information then click next then the router go in to other interface where the router will let you to select IP address type, most users are using carriers automatically assigned IP address, then we finish the configuration.
192.168.0.1 IP Setup wise approach
- Turn off your modem
- Unplug the modem’s Ethernet cable from the PC
- Connect that cable to the WAN or internet port on your new router
- Power on your modem (wait for a minute or two)
- Next power on your router (wait for a minute or two)
- Now use another Ethernet cable to connect the PC to your router’s LAN port, and turn on your PC.
Basically, it is a step by step process of configuring our wireless router with 192.168.0.1 address. most time our broadband router configuration wizard will automatically configure the settings, experienced users can also manually configure the broadband router according to their needs, we recommend you manually configure the broadband router according to its product manual. Now that you have configured your router, you can sit back and relax without the worry of anyone trying to intrude into your network.
But you can never be sure since hackers are constantly developing better cracking utilities to break into secured networks. Neverthless, you should take your necessary precautions. Maintain the habit of frequently changing passwords, SSID names and the IP address range of the router. Try not to keep sensitive data open on your network, which can lure an intruder into sabotaging your privacy. Finally, make sure you use a good firewall, antivirus and privacy suite to be safe.