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How to Retrieve Forgotten Password to Access My Computer

Instructional steps

  1. Find a different computer that can connect to the internet and is capable of burning CDs.

  2. Choose a Windows password recovery tool. You will find several of them on the market. Some of the best ones are Ophcrack, Offline NT Password & Registry Editor, Cain & Abel and LCP. The last two are free and available for download.
  3. Download the password recovery tool on to the second computer.
  4. Burn the software on a blank disc using your CD-writing tool.
  5. Shut down the original locked computer. Insert the disc you created in Step 4. Now restart the locked computer.
  6. Press any key when you get the prompt "Press any key to boot from the CD." The Windows password recovery software should start running.
  7. Follow the prompts to retrieve the old Windows password. Use this password to log in to Windows as an administrator and access "My Computer." Note down the password in a safe place once you retrieve it for future use.



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Hey. I want to use my Netgear WNR1000 as an extra accespoint for better range, is it possible?


Step 1: Make sure your old router is working. Step 1a: Connect the Broadband modem to your OLD_ROUTER's Internet (WAN) port. Then connect the computer to one of the four available ports on your router through an Ethernet cable.
Step 1b: Make sure that the Internet connection is working on your computer and on your wireless devices.
Step 2: Configure your new router
Most routers have an IP address of 192.168.1.1 so before you connect them, you need to ensure that they have been assigned two different IP addresses.
Step 2a: Shut down your OLD_ROUTER and the modem. Also unplug the Ethernet cable from the computer.
Step 2b. Plug the Ethernet cable into any of the numbered ports of NEW_ROUTER and connect the other end to your computer. Switch on the NEW_ROUTER.
Step 2c. Access the web dashboard of NEW_ROUTER (192.168.1.1) and change the local IP address to something like 192.168.2.1 so that there's no conflict with the old router. Save the changes.
Step 2d. Test the SSID name of the new router and make sure it's different from the old router. Also make sure that SSID broadcast is turned on. Save the changes.
Step 3: Connect the two routers
Step 3a. Connect the modem to the Internet Port of the OLD_ROUTER.
Step 3b. Connect one of the number ports of OLD_ROUTER to your computer.
Step 3c. Connect another free port on the OLD_ROUTER to the Internet Port of your NEW_ROUTER using an Ethernet or LAN cable.

Jun 04, 2011 | NetGear WNR1000 Router

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i get no internet on computer while connected to internet while router is pluged in. but do get wireless


WIRELESS SECURITY ISSUES

Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer ( Wired)

Step 2 : Open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3 : On the left under wireless click wi - fi protected setup

Step 4 : Leave the password blank and click on submit

Step 5 : Disable it and Click on apply changes

Step 6 : On the left under wireless click Security

Step 7 : Enable 64 Bit WEP

Step 8 : Type a 10 digit number on the key 1 ( 2 in each box )

Step 9 : Click apply changes

Step 10 : on the left under wireless click channel and SSID

Step 11 :Change the Wireless channel to 6

Step 12 : Change the SSID to a different name ( no Spaces )

Step 13 : Click apply changes

Step 14 : Now Scan and connect to this network ( Wireless )

Step 15 : IF NO CONNECTION SHOWS UP ON THE LIST ... THEN PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT THE WIRELESS SWITCH ON YOUR COMPUTER IS ON

Let me know if it works

Dec 01, 2010 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

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dont know how to set it up from my home computer do i hook the router to my modem then put the disk in the tower on my desk top im trying to get my laptop to run off the wireless router but they said i got to get a different address


Step 1 : Connect modem - Router - Computer ( Wired )
Step 2 : Open router setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 on the address bar of internet explorer
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Step 3 : On the left side under internet WAN click Connection Type
Step 4 : leave the Password Blank and click submit
Step 5 : Choose the connection type as dynamic and click next
Step 6 : Leave the Host name blank and click apply
Step 7 : On the left Under Internet WAN Click MAC Address
Step 8 : Click Clone and Click Apply changes
Step 9 : If the Internet status on the top right is connected
Step 10 : Then check if you have internet
Step 11 : if not Then unplug the Power Cable from the Modem And the Router
Step 12 : Plug the power Cord to the Modem
Step 13 : Wait till all the lights are on
Step 14 : Plug the power to the belkin
Step 15 : Check the color of the light in the belkin
Step 16 :If green then Check if you have internet
If not working then call belkin
================================================WIRELESS SETTING UP A WIRELESS CONNECTION
Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer ( Wired)
Step 2 : Open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 on the address bar of internet explorer
Step 3 : On the left under wireless click wi - fi protected setup
Step 4 : Leave the password blank and click on submit
Step 5 : Disable it and Click on apply changes
Step 6 : On the left under wireless click Security
Step 7 : Enable 64 Bit WEP
Step 8 : Type a 10 digit number on the key 1 ( 2 in each box )
Step 9 : Click apply changes
Step 10 : on the left under wireless click channel and SSID
Step 11 :Change the Wireless channel to 6
Step 12 : Change the SSID to a different name ( no Spaces )
Step 13 : Click apply changes
Step 14 : Now Scan and connect to this network ( Wireless )
Let me know if it works

Sep 19, 2010 | Belkin (F5D7231-4) Wireless Router

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xbox 360


I have attached a complete step by step instructional guide to get you hooked up to xbox live. I hope you enjoy the service and I hope I fixya problem.

Happy Gaming to you

Xbox live instructional guide:
http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/connecttolive/xbox360/default.htm

Oct 19, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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d-link setup problem


The light internet must be solid, but the light of "activity" will be blinking according of your activity
If you can not get connection, check your settings.


When entering the IP address of the D-Link modem (192.168.1.1 for example), you are not connecting to a website on the Internet or have to be connected to the Internet. The device has the utility built-in to a ROM chip in the device itself.

Note: Your computer must be on the same IP subnet to connect to the web-based utility.

Here are a a few steps to try if you are unable to access the web-based configuration utility:

1. Make sure you have an updated Java-enabled web browser.
We recommend the following:
• Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
• Netscape 8 or higher
• Mozilla 1.7.1 (5.0) or higher
• Opera 8.5 or higher
• Safari 1. or higher (with Java 1.3.1 or higher)
• Camino 0.8.4 or higher
• Firefox 1.5 or higher

2. Verify physical connectivity by checking for solid link lights on the device. If you do not get a solid link light, try using a different cable or connect to a different port on the device if possible. If the computer is turned off, the link light may not be on.

3. Disable any internet security software running on the computer. Software firewalls such as Zone Alarm, Black Ice, Sygate, Norton Personal Firewall, and Windows® XP firewall may block access to the configuration pages.

Note: Check the help files included with your firewall software for more information on disabling or configuring it.

4. Configure your Internet settings using the following steps:

Step 1 Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel.

Step 2 Double-click the Network and Internet Connections Icon.



Step 3 Click on the Internet Options Icon.



Step 4 From the Security tab, click the Default Level button to restore the settings to their defaults.



Step 5 Click the Connection tab and set the dial-up option to Never Dial a Connection.



Step 6 Click the LAN Settings button. Make sure nothing is checked. Click OK.



Step 7 Go to the Advanced tab and click the Restore Defaults button to restore these settings to their defaults. Click OK.



Step 8 Close your web browser (if open) and open it.

Step 9 Access the web management. Open your web browser and enter the IP address of your D-Link modem in the address bar. This should open the login page for your the web management.

Step 10 If you still cannot access the configuration, unplug the power to the modem for 10 seconds and plug back in. Wait about 30 seconds and try accessing the configuration. If you have multiple computers, try connecting using a different computer.

Aug 29, 2008 | D-Link ADSL2/2+ Modem/Wireless Router...

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