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Please provide brand name and model of your router.

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How do i change my password?


In sufficient information to answer your question. I'm guessing you want to change the password that allows you to access the Internet through your router. The setting for that is in your router. You would first need to know how to access your router's setup. If you still have the users manual that came with your router. You would need the ip address used to talk to your router and a user name and password to access it. Once you have logged into your router, look for setting the password used to access the Internet through the router.

Aug 15, 2015 | Computers & Internet

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Need new password


Which opetaing system and is the password to log on to your computer or an internet connection password ?
How to change your windows password using the command line
http://www.askstudent.com/hacking/how-to-change-your-windows-password-using-the-command-line/

Change a Network Password

A network password is a combination of alphanumeric characters that users must enter in order to access a local area network.

Wireless routers use this password to protect the network from unauthorized users who could potentially steal bandwidth from the network, access sensitive data and view the information being sent to and from the network's router.

To change your network password, you must log on to the router's URL and access its security settings.

Type the router's URL into your web browser.
To access and change any settings on your router, you must log in to the router's URL.

This will allow your computer to communicate with the router and access the router's main page. When accessing the router's URL, use the same computer that was used to install the router.

If you do not know the router's URL, look for this information in the router's manual or on the manufacturer's website.

After entering the URL into the web browser's address bar, press "Enter" or click the "Go" button on the browser.

Input the router's default username and password.

Once you enter the router's URL into your web browser, a dialog box will appear requiring you to input the router's username and password. (Note that this password is not the network password.)
Unless you have previously changed the router's username and password, input the defaults.

Many routers have the default username of "admin" and have the password set as "password" or have no password at all.

To find out your router's default username and password, check the documentation that came with your router or check the manufacturer's website. Click "OK" to proceed to the router's main page.

Access the router's security settings.
Depending on your brand of router, there will be tabs or links on the router's main page.

One of these will contain the page for changing your security settings.
Find and click the link or tab.

This page will contain several textboxes, one of which will contain the SSID (name of the network) and two textboxes for changing the network password.

Select an encryption type and change the network password.
Most new routers offer WEP (Wired Equivalency Privacy) security or WPA security.

Select the type of security and change the network password by typing in a new password in the two text boxes.

When you are finished, click "OK."

Save your changes and log out.

After changing the network password, you must click "Save" or "Apply" to keep the password change.

Log out of the router by clicking the "Logout" or "Exit" link on the router's main page.

If you leave the main page open for a certain period of time, you may be logged out automatically.

Mar 25, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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Reset password to the router and get a new one


Are you trying to reset the router password or wireless network password?
Wireless network password is different than router access password.
To change the wireless password, you will need to access the router page and change the settings.
See how to find wireless network password
To change the router access password, you can log in to router page and go to administration tab. There you will find the place to change the router password.

Jan 09, 2012 | Linksys WRT120N Wireless Router

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Change access code on linksys wrt100


Are you speaking about router about router log in password or Wireless network password.

If you want to change the router log in password then you can go to Administration tab and change the log in password for router setup page.
IF you want to change the wireless network security key WEP / WPA then you can change the wireless settings.

Dec 13, 2011 | Linksys RangePlus WRT100 Wireless Router

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I need to get into my nat settings


All Linksys routers have a built-in web-based setup page that allows the user to customize settings and set up advanced properties.

NOTE: Before accessing the router's web-based setup page, make sure the router is powered on and the computer is wired to one of the Ethernet ports on the router (1, 2, 3 or4 ).

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Accessing the Router's Web-Based Setup Page

NOTE:To access the router's web-based setup page using Mac, click here.

Step 1:
Open a web browser such as Internet Explorer.

Step 2:
Go to the Address bar and enter your router's IP address ("192.168.1.1" is the default IP of most Linksys routers) then press [Enter].

NOTE : For WRP400, the default IP address would be "192.168.15.1" and if you place the router behind a primary router with the IP address of "192.168.15.1", then the router will automatically assume a new default IP address, "192.168.16.1".

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NOTE: If the IP address of the router has been changed, type the router's IP address in the Address bar instead.

The router's IP address can be changed by:


1. Running the router's setup CD.

2. Changing it on the router's web-based setup page.

If you forgot the router's IP address you can:



1. Check the router's IP address. For instructions, click here.

2. Press the Reset button at the back of the router for 30 seconds.


NOTE
: This procedure will reset your router to factory defaults. Any settings on the router will be erased. The router's IP address will be "192.168.1.1" and the password will be "admin".


Step 3:
A new window will prompt for a User name and Password. Leave the User name field blank then enter your router's password ("admin" is the default password), then click OK.

If you forgot the router's password you need to reset the router. For instructions, click here.

Windows XP

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Windows 7


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NOTE:
If the password of the router has been changed, type the router's new password in the Password field instead.

The router's password can be changed by:



i. Running the router's setup CD. Click here to learn how to download firmware.
ii. Changing it on the router's web-based setup page. Click here to learn how to change password on the web-based setup page.

Unable to Access the Router's Web-Based Setup Page
Reset your router for 30 seconds. Try accessing again using the default IP address "192.168.1.1". If you are encountering problems accessing the router's web-based setup page, click here.



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Setting-Up WPA Wireless Security on a Linksys Router
Changing the Wireless Network's Name (SSID) on a Linksys Router
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Downloading at Linksys by Cisco Support Site

Nov 09, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-N WRT150N Router

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Forgot user name and password


All Linksys routers have a built-in web-based setup page that allows the user to customize settings and set up advanced properties.

NOTE: Before accessing the router's web-based setup page, make sure the router is powered on and the computer is wired to one of the Ethernet ports on the router (1, 2, 3 or4 ).

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Accessing the Router's Web-Based Setup Page

NOTE:To access the router's web-based setup page using Mac, click here.

Step 1:
Open a web browser such as Internet Explorer.

Step 2:
Go to the Address bar and enter your router's IP address ("192.168.1.1" is the default IP of most Linksys routers) then press [Enter].

NOTE : For WRP400, the default IP address would be "192.168.15.1" and if you place the router behind a primary router with the IP address of "192.168.15.1", then the router will automatically assume a new default IP address, "192.168.16.1".

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NOTE: If the IP address of the router has been changed, type the router's IP address in the Address bar instead.

The router's IP address can be changed by:


1. Running the router's setup CD.

2. Changing it on the router's web-based setup page.

If you forgot the router's IP address you can:



1. Check the router's IP address. For instructions, click here.

2. Press the Reset button at the back of the router for 30 seconds.


NOTE
: This procedure will reset your router to factory defaults. Any settings on the router will be erased. The router's IP address will be "192.168.1.1" and the password will be "admin".


Step 3:
A new window will prompt for a User name and Password. Leave the User name field blank then enter your router's password ("admin" is the default password), then click OK.

If you forgot the router's password you need to reset the router. For instructions, click here.

Windows XP

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Windows 7


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NOTE:
If the password of the router has been changed, type the router's new password in the Password field instead.

The router's password can be changed by:



i. Running the router's setup CD. Click here to learn how to download firmware.
ii. Changing it on the router's web-based setup page. Click here to learn how to change password on the web-based setup page.

Unable to Access the Router's Web-Based Setup Page
Reset your router for 30 seconds. Try accessing again using the default IP address "192.168.1.1". If you are encountering problems accessing the router's web-based setup page, click here.



Related Articles:

Setting-Up WPA Wireless Security on a Linksys Router
Changing the Wireless Network's Name (SSID) on a Linksys Router
Setting-Up a Router with DSL Internet Service
Downloading at Linksys by Cisco Support Site

Nov 06, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I want to change my network password


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Input the router's default username and password. Once you enter the router's URL into your web browser, a dialog box will appear requiring you to input the router's username and password. (Note that this password is not the network password.) Unless you have previously changed the router's username and password, input the default ones. Many browsers have the default username of "admin" and have the password set as "password" or have no password at all. To find out your router's username and password, check the documentation that came with your router or check the manufacturer's website. Click "OK" to proceed to the router's main page.
Access the router's security settings. Depending on your brand of router, there will be tabs or links on the router's main page. One of these will contain the page for changing your security settings. Find and click the link or tab. This page will contain several textboxes, one of which will contain the SSID (name of the network) and two textboxes for changing the network password.
Select an encryption type and change the network password. Most new routers offer WEP (Wired Equivalency Privacy) security or WPA security. To create a password using letters and/or numbers, you must choose the WPA security setting. Change the network password by typing in a new password in the two textboxes. When you are finished, click "OK."
Save your changes and log out. After changing the network password, you must click "Save" or "Apply" to keep the password change. Log out of the router by clicking the "Logout" or "Exit" link on the router's main page. If you leave the main page open for a certain period of time, you may automatically be logged out of the router.

Oct 16, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I changed my password but I forgot it


Do you have a Linksys router and you have forgotten your password or you want to reset the password to the default. Firstly you must have physical access to the router. This article is basically for WRT54g and model BEFW11S4
If you have changed the password from the default password and have forgotten the default or your router did not come with any documentation.
To regain access to the router try the following. In the username field leaveit blank and in the password field type admin

Username / leave blank
password / admin
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The Rest Button on a Linksys Router

To reset the router
While the back of your router might look different, the reset button is usually clearly marked. To reset the router to the default password, insert something thin--like a pencil point--and depress the red button. Hold that for a few seconds. The password for your Linksys router should have reverted to its default.
Try accessing it from a machine that is plugged directly into it. The default address is usually http://192.168.1.1. When you gain access to the router then you can change the password to any word of your choice.

May 28, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I am trying to install an HP 7460 wireless printer to my HP cpu via a linksys router. My password for the router is 7 letters, and the printer says it has to be 8 letters. How do I change the router...


When accessing the router’s web-based setup page, a log-in screen will appear asking for the router’s password. The router’s default password is “admin.” You should change the password for security purposes.
The router’s password must be changed to:
  • Prevent unwanted users from accessing the router’s web-based setup page.
  • Enable Remote Management.
The router’s IP password can be changed by:
  • Running the router’s setup CD.
  • Changing it on the router’s web-based setup page. For instructions, please follow the steps below.
Changing the Router’s Password
Step 1:
Access the router’s web-based setup page.
NOTE: If you are using Mac to access the router's web-based setup page.
Step 2:
When the router’s web-based setup page appears, click Administration.
Step 3:
Enter the new password on the Password and Re-enter to confirm fields.

Sep 26, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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CHANGE PASSWORD/ETHERNET ROUTER/WINDOWS VISTA


to make it clear..
change password meaning you need to update your router's password?
SOLUTION: access router's interface and enter correct password information
OR
change password meaning reset your password for your router?
SOLUTION: call router provider/manufacturer ISP to have router's password reset..

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