wireless router setup with telstra clear

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by nana, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. nana

    nana Guest

    Hi i need help

    Im trying to add a wireless firewall router to my sisters existing
    broadband setup, cable user who is with telstraclear ..

    How do i find out what my default gateway setting should be short of
    spending 90 mins on hold ringing the telstra help line.

    Its netgear WGT624 108 Mbps wireless firewall router

    Lostone ..
    nana, Jun 5, 2007
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  2. nana

    Malcolm Guest

    On Wed, 06 Jun 2007 00:18:13 +1200
    Open a command window (start->run->cmd) and use the command netstat -r
    will give you the default gateway.
    Malcolm, Jun 5, 2007
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  3. There are usually very few delays if you ring them at this time of night.

    It'll be in the stuff Telstra sent you when you signed up.

    If the computer is already configured to work without the router you could look
    at the existing settings. In this case you will need to reconfigure the
    computer to use a private netblock (192.168.x.x, 10.x.x.x, 172.something) or to
    use dhcp (automatic configuration). That all depends on how you configure the

    In any case it'll be your ip address with the last octet replaced by 1, so if
    the ip address is the gateway will be

    The netmask should be

    The dns servers are and
    Mark Robinson, Jun 5, 2007
  4. nana

    nana Guest

    cheer thnx malcom and Mark:)

    nana, Jun 5, 2007
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