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Hi, I want to connect a PS3 to my wireless router but have forgotten the password?

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    I have no clue how to set a pass word for my linksys g

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If you have never actually set a password, go to eh IP Address 192.168.1.1 OR 192.168.2.1. The username field is blank and the password field is admin.

If you have actually forgotten the password, you need to reset the router. You can do this by gaining physical access to your router. There should be a reset button (or hole) in the back of it. You need a pin or something really skinny that is able to fit inside there. Hold the button for 20 or 30 seconds. After the router lights stop blinking about, the router is fully reset to factory details. Go to the IP Address 192.168.1.1, and the username and password is the same as above.

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How to View or Change Your Wireless Network Password


Symptoms:


You have lost or forgotten the password to your wireless network
You have lost or forgotten the password for the router, access point or other network device
You left the default password or used a weak password and someone has hijacked your network



Depending on the router, you can either view or reset the wireless network password (also referred to as the passphrase or security key) if you can log into the router. Some routers mask the wireless network password, so while you cannot recover it, you can enter and save a new password.


If you cannot log into your router because you have forgotten the router password or your network has been hijacked, please refer to "Lost or forgotten password for router or other device" below.


To view or reset a wireless network password:


Launch your Internet browser and type http://www.routerlogin.net in or http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1 the address field for your browser. Enter the router's username and password.
The default username is admin, the default password is password.
From the left-hand navigation menu of the Router administration interface, select Set Up > Wireless Settings
Note: On some routers this option will be under BASIC > Wireless.
From the center screen, you find the current wireless security settings under the Security Options heading.


If the wireless network passphrase is visible, review it and use it to log devices onto your network.
If it is not visible, you can change your wireless passphrase; however, changing the passphrase will cause you to lose your wireless connection. Connect your computer to the router with an Ethernet cable before entering a new passphrase into the text box and clicking Apply.


Read more about Securing your Wireless Network.
If you cannot log into your router:


- If you were routed to the NETGEAR website or getting the "Page cannot be displayed" message when trying to login to router, make sure you are connected to the NETGEAR router. Check your wired connection and make sure cable is securely plugged in and LED is on. If wireless adapter is on, make sure you are NOT connected on a different wireless network.


- Unfortunately, there is no way to recover a lost or forgotten password from a router or access point; you will need to reset the device to factory defaults. However, once the device is reset to factory defaults, you can use the default access information to reconfigure your router settings. NOTE: Restoring factory defaults on a device will erase any customizations you have made. You will lose any configurations saved to the device!


See the following articles for more information:


Secure Your Wireless Network: WPA/WPA2 (Recommended)
Reset and Restore a NETGEAR device to Factory Default Settings
Default Password for NETGEAR devices

Jul 19, 2012 | Gateway Routers

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How to change your wireless network password. Forgotten wireless password.


Hi. Thanks for looking!

Due to the fact that many questions are being asked about routers and wireless networks I decided to put little tutorial together .



· How to change my routers password (forgotten password)


Since you forgotten your password and can not connect to wireless network you will need an Ethernet network cable in order to connect to router.

Before doing anything else switch your computer on and make sure that your router is on also.

1.
Connect Ethernet cable to your routers free port at the back and the other end to your PC/Laptop network port.
Once you get confirmation that you are connected to the network (you should notice this in the task bar right lower corner of the screen)

2.
Open your internet browser and type 192.168.1.1 in the address box and press enter. If this don'ttake you to the site asking for username and password please do the following.Click Start and choose run (below search) type "cmd" in the box and press enter.This should start a command prompt where you need to type in "ipconfig" and press enter. This should show you information's about your network. Default gateway address will be an address that you need to type in your browser box.

3.
Once you get to the login page, provide your username and password. You should be able to find this in your manual for router but if you can't you can find it hear--->click hear.

4.
Please note that since there's so many router vendors instructions in step 4 may vary, but these are basic.-
When you logged in to your router settings page please find wireless tab and choose security. Get to the password box and change password to whatever you like.

5.
Remember to save changes before quitting. Now unplug your cable and try to connect to your network wireless, using your new password.

Bravo! You just completed password change.






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on May 05, 2010 | Routers

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Need password for my wireless router


the username may be admin and password may be admin or password

Dec 08, 2010 | Routers

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I have forgot my wpa security password,i have tryed to reset my router,but im not having much luck,cause i dont understand it all.when i follow the instrsuctions what the person onm line tells me to do,i...


How to View or Change Your Wireless Network Password Symptoms:
  • You have lost or forgotten the password to your wireless network
  • You have lost or forgotten the password for the router, access point or other network device
  • You left the default password or used a weak password and someone has hijacked your network

Depending on the router, you can either view or reset the wireless network password (also referred to as the passphrase or security key) if you can log into the router. Some routers mask the wireless network password, so while you cannot recover it, you can enter and save a new password.

If you cannot log into your router because you have forgotten the router password or your network has been hijacked, please refer to "Lost or forgotten password for router or other device" below.

To view or reset a wireless network password:

  1. Log in to your NETGEAR router by browsing to http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com. Enter the username (admin) and password. By default, the password is password or 1234 unless it has already been changed.
  2. From the left-hand navigation menu of the Router Manager, select Set Up > Wireless Settings.
  3. From the center screen, select your encryption type from under the Security Options heading.
    • If the wireless network passphrase is visible, review it and use it to log devices onto your network.
    • If it is not visible, you can change your wireless passphrase; however, changing the passphrase will cause you to lose your wireless connection. Connect your computer to the router with an Ethernet cable before entering a new passphrase into the text box and clicking Apply.
If you cannot log into your router:

Unfortunately, there is no way to recover a lost or forgotten password from a router or access point; you will need to reset the device to factory defaults. However, once the device is reset to factory defaults, you can use the default username ("admin") and password (either "password" or "1234" depending on your router) to reconfigure your router settings.

NOTE: Restoring factory defaults on a device will erase any customizations you have made. You will lose any configurations saved to the device!

See the following articles for more information:

Nov 07, 2010 | NetGear WIRELESS-G WGR614 802.11G WIRELESS...

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Forgotten password to connect to network


Hi,

In order to check or change your password for NetGear , go to http://192.168.1.1. It will ask you for a user name and password. The default is “admin” and “password”, Once you are connected, go to Wireless Settings and you have the option to change password there.

Hope this helps

Apr 28, 2010 | NetGear DG834G Router

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I forgot my password


Hi,
If you have forgotten the router password you can reset it.
To do this, turn the router upside down and look for a small pinhole that says reset. Get a stapler and press and hold the reset button for 5 seconds.
The router will reset to factory defaults and you will be able to login again using the default username and password. For linksys routers is "admin" for both fields.

Feb 16, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Cant get online with ps3 since ive purchased a new NETGEAR dg834


Hi, please perform the steps below to configure settings on the router:

Please follow the steps on a computer connected to the router so as to check the network key:
1. Open the browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Safari).
2. Access the router usually by typing 'http://192.168.1.1' or 'http://www.routerlogin.com' in the address bar.
3. Login to the router with the Username as "admin" and Password as "password" (please note that Username and Password are case sensitive).
4. Click on Wireless Settings (under Setup) from the left menu.
5. Check if WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) or WPA-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access Pre-Shared Key) is selected under 'Security Options'.
6. If WPA-PSK is selected, copy the code entered in the passphrase.
7. If WEP is selected, copy the code entered in the key that has been checked.
This is the code required for connecting the wireless computer to the router's wireless network.

In some cases, for security reasons the passphrase might show as asterisks. In this case type a new Password and click apply. You will then have to use the same Password for all the wireless devices connecting to the network.
Please scan for the wireless network on the PS3 and connect to the wireless network.


Let me know if you need any fruther help.

Sep 09, 2009 | NetGear DG834G Router

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Can not coneect wireless router to ps3


If you received an error code, that's probably an incorrect wireless password. To verify the wireless password, open the router's admin page using IE and look for wireless security. If you are sure about your password, try to change the wireless channel of your router to channel 11 and power cycle your router by turning it off for 30 seconds then turn it back on.

Apr 15, 2009 | Belkin (F5D7230-4) Router (587009)

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WRT54G and PS3 not accessing online service


hi,
by default the router ip will be 192.168.1.245 or 192.168.10.245 or 192.168.0.245...

please check this after connecting the router to your system thru network port.

by default password will be admin without any usernames

Mar 31, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Forgotten Password


On the back, there is a small hole, state "reset".
push and hold this for a few seconds, and you have set it to "factory default".
Remember to access your router with a wire, NOT wireless :-)

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Nov 29, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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