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Access IP address to change settings w/o Internet

Hi there--
So I'm a totally new user with, most likely, a simple question. There's a lot of great advice in this forum and I really thank anyone who checks this out.

So, I use a MAC OS 10.2 and have a Belkin 54g wireless card for Internet access. While trying to figure out how to access a WPA2 network (which I was seemingly unable to do), I changed the Security settings on my IP address site ( and am now unable to connect to anything. I believe they were changed from the default to WPA-PSK. Now, because Mac doesn't support using the Belkin card, and Belkin does not have a utility or support for the Mac, I cannot figure how to change this because I cannot access that IP address without an Internet connection. Is there a way to do this either from my computer without a wireless network or from a remote computer?

Thanks-- I hope that was clear. I appreciate the help.


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You should be able to access it ...

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on a wired connection from any computer with a browser.


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Thank you

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Thanks for your reply, but I'm not sure I understand. I was connecting to a neighbor's router but I don't think I can stop by with my computer and bug her. And I wouldn't be able to visit my IP address from another computer, such as at the library-- if I were to type it in, the page wouldn't load. Am I missing an obvious way to do this?

Thanks again,

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To clarify, remote access is not set up and I'd have to be able to visit the IP address settings page to turn it on.

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Time to buy your own wireless router ...

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and connect it to your own cable or ADSL modem. Don't piggyback on connections from neighbours.


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