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Disabled NAT on router...Now what?!

by ThePoopsmith / March 6, 2007 2:52 PM PST
Sad I accidentally disabled NAT on my router hoping to improve my gaming performance....problem is that it removed the IP of my router settings. Now my bro cannot use the internet on his computer at the same time as me because it will give an "ip address conflict" error.

How can i enable NAT on my router and get my regular internet back?!
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Also...
by ThePoopsmith / March 6, 2007 2:53 PM PST

I tried the factory reset on both my modem and my router...

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Enable NAT...
by Papa Echo / March 6, 2007 7:45 PM PST

How did you "accidentally" disable NAT ? Go to the same area, probably "advanced configuration" and enable NAT>submit. Different router, different but similar procedure. But you first need to "get in" your router via its IP address, then to its configuration/settings menu, or a settings wizard.

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Thats my problem
by ThePoopsmith / March 7, 2007 4:52 AM PST
In reply to: Enable NAT...

I disabled NAT hoping it would make my game faster, apparantly it removed the IP of my router configuration page....thats where i am stuck...i cannot get to the page to re-enable NAT. Currently i have both computers working online but i still can't get to my configuration page

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Router configuration page...
by Papa Echo / March 7, 2007 8:07 AM PST
In reply to: Thats my problem

How did you know you have disbaled NAT ? Do you mean that previously, you can get to the configuration page, but now you cannot ? If so, shut down (power off) the router, wait a few minutes, and power on again. This rebooting of the router will reset things. Type in the router's IP-like address via your browser and see whether you can get to the configuration page. The address should be mentioned in the owner's manual, or you may be able to obtain it via a command prompt (Start > Run ->cmd), by typing in ipconfig . Look for the line "Default Gateway"...

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Addendum...
by Papa Echo / March 7, 2007 9:45 AM PST

The NAT setings could be at your broadband modem, instead of at the router.

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Finally
by ThePoopsmith / March 7, 2007 11:44 AM PST
In reply to: Addendum...

the reset function of my router finally did some good, thanks for the help guys.

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NAT
by mejdzr / November 11, 2008 9:16 PM PST
In reply to: Finally

hi i've got same problem..I changed NAT and i cant get to the router setting...what's your router' IP adress now? i could use same you have it might work ..thanks

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