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Log In Problem

Hello, I am trying to change my plug-in settings for my firewall or whatever so I looked up how to do this and came to this website (I have a Motorolla router by the way). I successfully typed in my gateway number into the url. This brings me to a page with a log-in screen. The problem is that I cannot log in. I typed "admin" into both the username and password spaces with no effect.

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  • g_reid11 Nov 02, 2008

    I have a Motorola SBG900 router.

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By default, username is admin and default password is motorola
If that didn't work, you can just reset the device by pressing the reset button at the back of it for 30 seconds, then unplug the power for 30 seconds, then plug it back in. That should reset it back to factory defaults which is admin and motorola.

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