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I can not get into my laptop to secure range extender Netgear network.
I tried IP address 192.168.1.1 but my laptop will not connect to address. Laptop/internet works but the line is unsecured.
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go to command line, and type ipconfig
what is your gateway? or dhcp server?
when you find that, use that in your web browser for the router
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Peralesa is correct.  The gateway address should be the router's address.  For Netgear I believe 192.168.0.1 is the default, but you could also try 192.168.2.1 if that does not work.
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Rt. click the wireless icon in the system tray.
Click on Status - then click on Support.
The Default Gateway ip is the address of your router.

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So far none of the posted advice solved my issue. Although the information provide a good solid foundation to troubleshoot from.

I have an ActionTek wireless router.
Plugged into the router is a Sling Box, twp desktop PC's and a NetGear Range extender.
The range extender plugs into a wall socket. An Ethernet cable plugs into the router and the other end plugs into the wall unit.
The secondary NetGear range extender receiver plugs into a secondary wall socket. This one receives a wireless signal from the primary extender and relays that signal to my wifes laptop wireless.

I see the NetGear connection which we are connected to however if I use 192.168.1.1 which is the ip provide from ipconfig /all it takes me into the ActionTek router. The Actiontec router is secured. The NetGear is still uns4ecured but the wife's laptop works from netgears signal which is a strong signal.  
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Ok, now I see the picture.  The netgear range extender has a different IP address.  I think the manual shows it as 192.168.0.101.  Try putting that in the browser.  (http://192.168.0.101)  You should get to the config screen for the netgear range extender.
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I tried to ping that addres but was not sucessful.
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I thank all who donated their time to help me find a solution.
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I tried closing out this query but I think I need to ask the experts how I accomplish this goal? :)
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