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Sky branded Netgear DG834GT router

I am with AOL and cannot get this router to connect. I have reset it (inserting a pin in the hole at the bottom) but no luck. I can't find anywhere to put my username and password into it. I think Sky have blocked the router so you Can't use it with any other ISP. I would be obliged if anyone can tell me simply how to get around this.

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  • Anonymous May 20, 2008

    can not connect

  • sanniwahab Mar 23, 2009

    I just moved to Tiscali form SKY and I can't get my SKY router to work for Tiscali. I have trying for about 2 weeks now. Reset, use 'admin' and 'password' and '1234' as password severally but no luck. So I need a way out b'cos I cant afford a new router.thanks

  • Anonymous May 02, 2009

    What about if i cant gain accsess to net frommy pc in the first place to do this, as the sky router won`t gain accses to net ?



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OK - it can be very simple to do, but took me two hours to work out ;-)

Google for all the info you can.

Download the recovery utility from Netgear.
Download the latest OS from Netgear.
Flash the router with the OS.
Enter the router config panel.
Change the Sky login and password to the ones given you by your ISP.

That should be that.

Keep trying: I did, I'm no expert, and I got there.

Do everything you can to a*sf*ck Murdoch and his company.

Posted on May 16, 2008


Just unlocked my sky router to work with bt.Reflashed firmware and is no longer a sky router.Googled around and found solution follow instructions carefully

Posted on Aug 31, 2007


Reflash the router with the retail netgear firmware this can be downloaded from netgear website at no charge this will restore the router to retial state

Posted on Aug 17, 2007

Try username - admin, password - sky it's sky's standard logon details for their routers. I used it on mine, and hey presto can access all the configuration settings.

Posted on Aug 12, 2007

You are right mate...Sky has disabled the uname n pword n locked the firmware... I really dont think anything will work however u can try finding a work around of how to remove the existing firmware n upgrade a new firmware... That might work

Posted on Jul 02, 2007

Well to set the settings with that router, you must log on to it by then it will bring you into setup and you put your name in to the spaces provided for name and password...

Posted on Apr 03, 2007

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You could be right, but normally, as long as you can get into the routers settings by typing it's IP address in your internet browser, you can go through the connection process using the wizard;or go to the connection menu, or new connection and enter your password and username.

Posted on Apr 03, 2007

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