The IP address 192.168.1.254 is default address which is private for many of the top broadband modems and routers like Thomson, Motorola, Aztech, Westell etc
This being a private address, it’s a part of some portion of IP addresses are specifically reserved for private network. So a device which is within this private network cannot be accessed by Internet by entering this IP address.
The Router basically assigns any device within its range and the one which needs access- a different IP address which is again private. So a network with multiple devices having Router as 192-168-1-254 netgear page consists of all devices having unique IP address which ensures there are no IP conflicts.
The purchased routers already have an IP assigned to them. To make it private, follow below steps
In case you are unable to find the router IP address, it can be found using command prompt. For the same, follow below steps
The routers shipped from manufacturers come with default password and username. The Manufacturers use a standard combination of username and password. Easy way of identification is seeing the sticker on the router hardware device. Example- Motorola uses Username as admin and password as admin or password. Similarly other players have basic passwords which mandatorily should be changed as soon as purchase is done to avoid any hacks/leaks from your system
Try following below options before contacting the service centre of the manufacturer
If the above options don’t resolve the issue, then try testing it by creating a link between another laptop (you can connect via wifi). Test by opening command prompt CMD and PING the IP address 192.168.1.254 multiple times.
At last, sometimes Routers come in malfunctioned condition. You can then call up the respective customer care and get it replaced.