How to Find Your Default IP Gateway (Windows XP)

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This is an instructable on how to find you Default IP gateway for Windows XP (yes, I know, I need a new computer). If you don't know what to use that for, here is link to my instructable on how to find a lost WEP password. I am entering this in the Electronics Tips & Tricks contest, so if you like it or find it useful, please vote. First go to start, then My Computer. From there hit, "My network places". From here go to,"View Network Connections". This will take you to your internet connection page. On this page, click your connection. A box will pop up. From there go to support, and there it is. Now that you have found your Default IP Gateway, you can use that to find the WEP password of any computer connected to your wireless internet.  If you like, please vote.



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    6 years ago on Introduction

    First of all, you need to post the link. Second of all, ipconfig /all is a lot easier, tells you a whole lot more, and will actually work on systems past XP.

    Also, who in their right minds uses WEP anymore???? And what is the point? If you are connected to the network already, just go to the network and sharing center, click manage wireless networks, go to security, and check the box for show characters. It's slightly different on XP, but not really too different. (I just don't remember the exact wording of the links off the top of my head. Just view the network properties.) It really isn't that hard!