Can't access router via My Network Places

  numskull 15:52 09 Sep 2007

Recently changed to Sky Broadband. I am sure I was able to access the router by double clicking the Netgear Router icon in "My Network Places" now all it says is that Windows cannot find the file click here
I can still access it by typing the above into the web browser.
Any ideas?

  howard64 20:15 09 Sep 2007

I have never been able to access the router other than by its ip address.

  brundle 20:20 09 Sep 2007

It usually appears if you have SSDP and/or UPNP service running; could be one the other or both, can't remember. Start menu/run, type services.msc and check

  brundle 20:31 09 Sep 2007

And check UPNP is enabled in the router settings

  numskull 20:48 09 Sep 2007

Got the Netgear icon, just saying Windows cannot find the file. Got SSDP discovery service running, upnp is enabled.

  woodchip 20:54 09 Sep 2007

Go into windows explorer, that's Win key + E it's at the bottom of the tree it comes under Network\MSHOME that's if you setup sharing

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