Connection issues to your router on the 192.168.100.1 can be caused by variety of problems. This article will try to cover few of those.
If everthing works but you only want to login to the router admin panel than follow this guide.
As we know we can connect to routers and networks via cable – wired, and without cable – wireless, shortly WIFI. In both cases, connection issues to your router might have same cause, but there is set of specific causes for each of the connections.
If you are having connectivity issues with your router residing on 192.168.100.1 IP and you are connected to it via cable you should check the following things to find a cause of your problem:
- Is your router turned on. If lights are not blinking something might be wrong with your router power supply.
- Are the cables connecting your router and your computer properly inserted? Disconnect each cable and connect it back?
- Try pinging your router by opening command prompt (console) and typing ping 192.168.100.1?
- If your router does not respond to ping, then make sure your router IP is indeed 192.168.100.1?
- Check is your network interface disabled on your computer?
- Check is your network card disabled in your device manager, it should not have any question or exclamation mark in device manager on a Windows based computer?
- If ping responds and your are still having the issues, try reseting your routers by plugging it out of electricity and than plugging it back.
- If after reset, ping shows that router is online, but you still can’t open router control panel by typing its address in the browser address bar than check the technical manual of your router to see is there any port number required? Some routers require to enter port in the following format ROUTERIP:PORT e.g. 192.168.100.1:2080.
- Try restoring your router to a factory settings, restart your computer after it, and try to login again. Do note that you might need to reconfigure router to your needs if you had some specific settings running on it.
- If that not helps, try connecting to a router via cable from another computer (e.g. connect laptop computer to it) in order to localize the problem.
- Check is your router turned on. If none of the lights are on you might have issue with your router power supply.
- Check is your wireless network interface on your computer disabled, if yes enable it.
- Check your connection settings, your IPv4 Protocol Settings should be all setup on automatic if you are not sure what settings are.
- Confirm your router IP address is indeed 192.168.100.1, maybe it some other IP.
- Check is your wireless network card enabled on your computer, it should not have any question marks, exclamation marks or similar marks inside device manager on a Windows based computer.
- Having only one line of signal on your Windows or Linux computer might not be enough for stable connection, check is your WIFI signal strong enough and does it exists at all by using software like inSSIDer Home or similar.
- Try reseting your router.
- Try reseting your computer.
- Try connecting to a router from a different computer or a mobile phone.
Your router works but Internet is not:
If your router seems to be working correctly, but you are having issues with the Internet connection over it, try some of the following solutions.
- Restart your wifi router.
- Restart your computer.
- Check is the Internet working from another device e.g. smart phone or another computer.
- Check the wan cable coming to your router. Is it firmly pushed?
- Try opening a different web site in a new browser.
- Disable any firewall or antivirus software for a couple of minutes and try again.
- Login to your router control panel and in the system tools sectionof your router find the PING tool. Type www.google.com in it and ping it from router, if it fails it is most likely issue with your ISP.
- If your router is able to ping Google than it seems it’s a issue with your computer. Via USB stick, install some antivirus software and/or malware scanner, scan your computer for virusses and if there is any, follow the advice from your software to clean the computer.