The easiest way to find the default internal route number is to turn on your computer and click on the Windows orb on the bottom left hand side of your screen to bring up the programme box.
In the search box at the bottom of this list, type in the word ‘Command’ and press 'Enter.' This will open a small box on your screen. In this little box type in the word ‘IPConfig’ and press enter.
This will result in a new box coming up on the screen with the information for the ‘Default Gateway’ or default router number. This will look like a 7 or 8 digit number split up by a number of full stops.
Another way to get the IP address would be to consult the documentation that you received with your router. This may also have the Internet protocol or IP Address. This will have been set by the internet provider when the system was installed.
External WAN-IP address of routers is given when you connect to the Internet. You can see this through the routers administrative console or you can check it by going to checkip.dyndns.org
Another way to check you IP Address is to perform a ‘Ping Test’ or trace route command. Type the DOS Command ‘Ping-r 1’. This will send a command to the router to send back the IP address number.
This will result in a reply that will look something like this:
Reply from 45.56.267.43: Bytes=32 time=294ms TTL=56
The part that is beside the word 'Route' is the Internet protocol address.