Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Not sure this is an issue but....

11 Feb 2015   #1
DustyV

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Not sure this is an issue but....

I'm running a wireless network on a Linksys E3000. I run a motel and provide access for the guests via wireless network. I also have 2 computers for administration & staff that are hard wired through the router. I've had this setup going for years and even more years before that with an older router.
Of course the IP is the everyday router 192.168.1.XXX. Now, since a few days ago the 2 hard wired computers have the IP 76.178.24.249. The router's DHCP client table still shows the old IP. Both computers have different IP's in the table but the exact same IP now.

Windows 7 pro x64
ISP roadrunner (Time Warner)
Linksys E3000, 2.4Gh band for everyday use & 5Gh for the 2 "private computers"
What's going on here? Should I be concerned or what?
Nervously await response. Oh yeah, ipconfig output attached




Attached Files
File Type: txt 2-11-15 ipconfig.txt (2.5 KB, 5 views)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
11 Feb 2015   #2
doctore

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

The IP shows as 192.168.1.119, where did you see the 76.178.24.249?

It's never a good idea to run your company computers on the public network. You should subnet your network - one subnet for your company computers and another for the guests.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Feb 2015   #3
DustyV

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

That IP shows when either of the hardwired computers does a "what's my IP" search (Google, Bing, whatever). My 2 mobile devices show an IP from the router, of course. I'm not too concerned about the admin computer's security. Never had an issue yet. I've had kids try to hack the network but none have succeeded yet. I use strong passwords.
Dusty
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

11 Feb 2015   #4
doctore

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

What Google is showing you is your public address, i.e. the one assigned by the ISP. If you want to learn more about this, google "network address translation".
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Not sure this is an issue but....




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Boot issue, 0xc0000098 ci.DLL file issue
OK so I hope this can be a quick fix and thanks for your help. * Randomly computer didn't start, get something telling me that the ci.dll file is missing or corrupt and error 0xc0000098 * safe mode and last know good configuration both result in bsod * Tried a few things, disconnect all...
BSOD Help and Support
net start command line issue - 64bit issue?
I am trying (in vain) to issue a net start command "net start - "C:\Program Files (x86)\uTorrent\utorrent.exe", on the command line. The error message is "the filename, directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect". I believe the 3 details are correct, as i am looking at the utorrent.exe file...
General Discussion
HP Multi Print/Scan Issue Re Install Issue?
I have an HP M1522 NF multi function peripheral attached to a PC running Windows 7. I needed to re install the drivers and software the other day but now it will only install the printer drivers and not the scanner drivers or any of the accompaying software?
Hardware & Devices
jpeg permission issue / possible encryption issue
Hello, I am new to the forums and have looked around just about everywhere I can think of for a similar topic and thus far have been unable to locate any help. If this has been previously covered, please point me in the direction and I will read up. So as for my issue.... I was running...
General Discussion
Interesting connectivity issue, just a browser issue
Opps, maybe not so unique since I just noticed an ENTIRE forum for browsers...perhaps moving this is appropriate...if so, please do. I will be reading up in there. Its interesting because I can't find any mention of it anywhere on this site. Specifically browser connectivity is lost after a...
Network & Sharing
8800GT Driver issue? Or maybe its a bios issue.
Hi all. I'm not sure where to start with this issue, it's bit spread out but it all started while I was gaming and the game froze and then the computer crashed. The freezing happened every once in a while, but the crashing had never happened. During the restart I see...
Drivers


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:09.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App