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If I change it from the default, 192.168.1.1 and then forget what it is, is there any way to find out? ANy hacker tools or somesuch? Is there a live ...
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    How will I get to my Wifi router with knowing its IP address?


    If I change it from the default, 192.168.1.1 and then forget what it is, is there any way to find out? ANy hacker tools or somesuch? Is there a live CD for this, if so?


    Thanks.

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    "route -n" - the router will show up as you gateway.

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    Is this because the DHCP server ON the router will give itself out as the gateway at boot time?

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    I would say it's by convention. You could configure it otherwise but for most of us the one device performs both duties so it's a default.

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