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Forgot password to router?

Unfortunatly there is no way of recovering the router passwords, however "Routers" have a reset button located on the back simply press and hold for approximatly 10-15 seconds or until the router flashes or restarts completely, also by resetting a router resets the router back to default settings, The router becomes unsecure and allows others to connect to your router when they are in the area, The connection may become slow and you could experience decreased browsing and download speed .To ensure you have a secure router the best place usually to look is the direct router websites, There usually is a step by step process to take to secure the router, If unable to find the links we would be more than happy to assist in any way.

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http://www.columbia.edu/acis/networks/aptnet/netgear/index.html

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