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What is the manufacturer of the router. Most routers have a reset button. Reset it by pushing it for two to three seconds then waiting ten to 15 seconds before trying the password again.

Some routers have no password as default.
If it's a linksys router the ID is "admin" and so is the password.
Some of them I've seen the ID is "admin" by default with no password.

Some of their passwords can be controlled by using the installation cd.

Posted on Sep 09, 2008

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I have installed my belkin router but i forgot to type in a password is this necessary,if so how do i do that


Yes, your router should be password protected.

Belkin routers ship without a password, so after entering http://192.168.2.1 into your browser, click "login" in the upper right-hand corner, then just click on "submit" (leave the password box blank).

Once in the router, click on "system settings" in the left-hand margin, under "administrative password" leave the box next to "type in current password" _blank_. Then enter your new password in the next box and repeat it in the next box to confirm. Don't forget to click on "apply changes" then log out.

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Check DLink manual and/or WEB site, there is usually a method of resetting the router back to the factory default. You can then change the password and configure the router again.
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Have wireless network at home trying to add my sons laptop to network but have forgot security key/passphrase which laptop is asking for


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I forgot my wireless security password for my router. How do I retrieve it?


If you know how to access the routers etup page using a computer connected to the router,that way you can get the wireless security key..

Please provie me also the model number of your wireless router so I can give you the complete steps on how to do it...

Hope that helps.... Don't forget to rate the solution FIXYA thank you

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I need to install a Linksys Wireless router to my pc.


Could we have the model number of the router please?

On older LinkSys routers, the default username is blank and the default password is "admin." On newer Linksys routers, both the default username and the default password are set to "admin."

Source: http://www.tech-faq.com/forgot-linksys-router-password.shtml

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The default password is in your manual or user guide that came with the router. Accoding to the list found here: http://www.answersthatwork.com/Download_Area/ATW_Library/Networking/Network__4-List_of_default_Router_Admin_Passwords_and_IP_addresses.pdf belkin uses a black password with the user name admin on some routers and others leave both fields blank. If you changed the password and forgot it you will have to reset the router to bring it back to default.

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Forgot password on d-link wireless router and now locked out


try master reset, then use either

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password:admin

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Attempting to reset router, forgot password have a new wireless card will not connect. can not open http://192.168.1.1


Hi dprude;
what model is your router? do you remember placing a new password into it? if yes, you might want to do a hard reset, (pressing the reset button at the back of your router to 10seconds) in order to get the default password back but just make sure you know all the settings before doing so because everything will be erased.

try this site for default passwords:
http://www.phenoelit-us.org/dpl/dpl.html

ill be waiting for your feedback :)

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Forgot password to the router and I just bought a laptop and can not setup the wireless with out the password.


Look in the manual for the proper procedure to reset the password. Normally, there is a "reset" button on the back of the unit that you must press and hold for a set amount of time, perhaps 30 seconds. After the router is reset, the password will be the generic one supplied with it. If you do not know what the generic password is, you can go to google and search for "router passwords," then find your router in the list.

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