Rogue DHCP router is changing my network settings!

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Please a bit of help i have a Rogue router on the LAN that's effective stops my network,
My network connection is a DHCP MAC address. I have determined that a router on the LAN is changing my LAN card settings. The network administrator in not able to find how it. From my gateway: 176.126.176.11 it go's to a router on the LAN 192.162.10.1 after that i have no network, if I type in browser 192.162.10.1it connects me to the router on the LAN, I can see the router interface asking me for password and user name. I have NO ROOTER someone on the LAN has How can i stop this router on my LAN to affect my computers network? How can I block his router affecting my Network card settings? Please help me I'm new 3 weeks without net, the network administrator does not know how has this rooter we are on the countryside) I have 2 -3 hours of net at 2 days distance probably when the guy stops his rooter or sleeps. Please help me! All the best.

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You state you have a DHCP MAC address, how do you know that? If you are running a DHCP server on your network this may be the culprit. Are you sure that you don’t have a rouge DHCP server on the network? Also there are sniffer tools/programs available. Based on the information you have provided this is the best information I can provide.  Any network administrator can find a rouge router or DHCP server on their network. One last question is this a WIFI setup?

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  • Kevin Beaver
    Your setup is not very clear. How can your network administrator not find a router on his network? Can you bring someone else in who can help? More information to us would be beneficial.
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  • Techliaison
    Well I have have seen this a lot lately.  Probably cause is a Iphone or Adroid hot spot.  Very hard to find.  Possible cause is the router you are hitting is the main router, but for some odd reason the port has been configured wrong.  I have also seen where a wireless router was installed that did not get configured as a bridge.
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