Gateway, or router? Mandatory condition of the health of the home or corporate network.
That's why its stable operation is important, and also you must be able to correctly install and configure the router to ensure the smooth operation of your network.
Configuring the router in Windows XP and Windows 7 is not difficult.
To start the setup, open? Start ?, then? ?Control Panel ?, and select the Network Connections menu. Right-click the adapter for which you want to configure the gateway, then click in the drop-down menu? Properties ?.
Click the? Network? Tab. Find the "Components used by this connection" section? To change the protocols.
Open the "Internet Protocol TCP / IPv4" section? And click on "Properties" to change the IP. You will be asked to choose how to automatically obtain IP addresses and DNS server addresses, and manually configure these settings.
Once you have configured addresses automatically, you will make your gateway a DHCP server. If you configure the addresses manually, your primary gateway will be the IP address that you entered.
When you have finished configuring the gateway, add network routes using the command line. To open it, click Start, click? Run? And enter cmd in the window that appears.
Make new routes according to the following scheme: Route-p add [destination] [mask subnet mask & lt-] [& gt-gateway] [metric metric & lt-] [if & gt-interface & lt -] & gt-, where is the destination? The IP address, the subnet mask is set automatically - 255.255.255.255, the gateway will be the IP address corresponding to the router, the metric should be the smallest, and the interface index you need to determine by entering the route print command on the command line. You can skip this parameter, and it will automatically be determined, thanks to the gateway address.