Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I cannot change my router password or work with several devices

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

    Habit-Forming:

    Visited the website for 3 consecutive days.

  • Expert
  • 245 Answers

Reset device (router), then try the original username and key

Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I make my Dlink wireless router secure


There are several methods for "Securing" your router. I'll answer in general first, and if you need more info, just ask. Here are the top three methods to make your Router "Secure":
1. Create a Password for the ADMIN access to your router. This ensures that no one can get to your router through your IP address, and make changes (like adding their own computer to your DHCP Table). Be sure and record this somewhere safe.
2. Along with this password, Create a "Passphrase/Security Code", and install this code in your Router's Wireless Settings. I recommend sixteen digits, mixed alpha and numeric (recommend using lower case alpha only).
3. Create a Table of TCP IP addresses which emcompasses ALL the devices you will be allowing access to this router. For added security, make your range OUTSIDE the default range. Example: 192.168.0.210 to 192.168.0.214. That would give you Five devices, and ONLY those five devices could connect (this is your own situation). Then set the "Number of Devices" to just "5".
4. There's actually a fourth step called "Locking it Down" to those devices ... but first get to the point where you can actually SEE these devices connected within the router's DHCP Table. GOOD LUCK!

Jan 11, 2015 | D-Link DIR601 WirelessN 150 Home Router...

2 Answers

Change router password


LOST ROUTER LOGIN PASSWORD
If you have forgotten your personal router login password there is no way to recover it. You will have to reset the router. This means all the settings on the router will be reset to factory defaults. It also means that all your connected devices will need to be connected again with the new security information (WEP, WAP, etc,) . You will need the default admin login name and the default admin password. This can be found in the user guide that came with the router. This can usual be found online at the router manufacturers site.
There is usually a button or a switch hidden in a pinhole opening on the back of the router. Pressing and holding the switch for 10 seconds or so will cause the reset and usually the LEDs will flash and blink for several seconds as the router firmware sestets and clears out the old information.
If you are trying to get into someone else's router illegally there is no way to find out their login password.
For future reference, write the password down, or a hint at what the password is, on a piece of tape and secure it on the bottom of the router. I use my cell phone memo function to store all my passwords.

May 22, 2014 | TP-LINK Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Cannot connect tablet to WiFi


I've looked up the device, there seems to be a consensus of people having difficulty with this tablet connected to secure WiFi, as in WiFi that has a password to connect.

You could try to turn off the password requirement on your WiFi to see if this is true, but I wouldn't recommend doing this in the slightest.

Frankly, I'm not sure why this would be in any android device.

I would recommend trying to change the encryption of your router's WiFi and see if that helps any, and it wouldn't hurt to turn off your WiFi's password, see if it works or not, then turn it immediately back on again.

You would have to consult your router's documentation if you're unsure of how to do this.

Dec 22, 2012 | Google Android

1 Answer

Router was reset and had to make it secure. When I applied the password it said invalid password. Tried several times. Then I got an unable to join message. Next day worked a little more on the router...


If you reset the router perhaps you reset the password as well. there are default password lists on the internet for your make and model router. However for your username and password i would try admin for both fields, or just user and leave password blank. If that doesnt work sometimes tech is the default password. Again it depends on the model. this is a site for default passwords. your router may be here http://www.searchlores.org/defpasslist1.htm
Hope this helps you Sean

May 06, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I'm trying to sign into my Netgear Router to reset my password, because I do not remember it and to set-up a secure connection. However whenever I type in http://routerlogin.net, All I get is information...


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!



If you have changed the default password and have forgotten the password, you may need to reset the NETGEAR device to factory default settings.

When a NETGEAR device resets, it goes back to the state when it was new - all information that was entered by hand is lost! Examples include critical things you need to get online, such as ISP username, ISP password, IP addresses, wireless security keys, and ports and services that were opened. It all needs to be re-entered.
So, have your ISP information before resetting the router.
Naturally, if you moved to a new city, or if you bought a used router, the old information in the router may not be of use to you. Contact your ISP if you can't connect any computer directly to the Internet. Then, if there is a connection problem when the router is added, see No Internet Access Through the Router
Reset for most routers with a reset button on the rear panel
Write down configuration information such as IP addresses, security keys, opened ports and services, etc., that you modified. (The default username is admin and the password is either password or 1234. Try these before resetting the router.)

  1. Press the reset button on the back until the test light blinks. This takes about 10 seconds. (To avoid accidental resets, the small button is recessed. Use a pen or paperclip to access it.)
  2. Release the button.
  3. Wait for the router to reboot.
  4. Log in with the default password. If the router configuration was not cleared, try these additional steps AFTER the router has finished rebooting.
  5. Unplug the router's power.
  6. Press and hold the reset button. While the button is held down, reconnect router's power.
  7. Continue to hold the reset button for 20 seconds after reconnecting the power.
  8. Wait for the router to reboot.
  9. Log in with the default password.
For DGN2000 / DG834Gv5 Routers
To restore the factory default configuration settings when you do not know the login password or IP address, press both the Wireless button and WPS button on the side of the modem router for 5 seconds.
For FR314, FR318, and FV318
These routers require reloading the firmware in order to recover from a lost password. Download the most recent firmware from NETGEAR's Web site before proceeding. Follow the instructions in the manual.
For routers with a 9-pin manager port on the rear panel: RT314, RT311, RM356, RT328, RT338, RH340, and RH348
See Updating Router Firmware That Uses a Manager Port.
This applies to:
  • All NETGEAR devices
Related articles:



Mar 26, 2011 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

5 Answers

How do i find user name and password for my router


default is

username: admin
Password: password

If it was changed and you dont' know it, you will have to reset the router. There is a reset switch either on the back or bottom of the modem. While plugged in hold the switch in for atleast 30 seconds or until all the lights flash on the router. This will clear the router to factory. You will then have to setup the router like day one.

Mar 01, 2011 | NetGear DG834G Router

1 Answer

Hi I have an SMC baracade g wireless router and want to connect my samsung galaxy 580 phone to it wirelessly. My computer connection is working. The phone detects it fine and can see that it has WPA/WPA2...


Hi
Try to unplug the power cable of your router for a minute or 2 to re-establish its connection to server. Then try reconnecting to your home network.
Hope this helps

Dec 09, 2010 | SMC Barricade 7004VWBR Wireless Router

1 Answer

Need to reset my password


  1. This worked for me on my netgear router not sure if it will work on a linsky hope this helps anyway
  2. 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.
  3. 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:

Sep 26, 2010 | Linksys WRT54G2 Wireless Router

1 Answer

WRT54G2 wired desktop fine, can't connect to wireless.


Hi Seth6025,

Try without using Wireless Encryption (password).

Try changing channels; default is 6; try 1 or 11.
Change your SSID: personalize it
SSID broadcast: Enable

Check the advanced wireless settings and make sure MAC filtering - DISABLED.

Reset the Linksys router by pressing RESET for 30 seconds should everything fails and re-configure. Firmware is another consideration BUT this is just a new release.

Regards,

Angel

Jul 08, 2010 | Linksys WRT54G2 Wireless Router

3 Answers

Help! new users for Belkin wireless router


there are several reasons why this happens. dont use belkins utility use windows utility it will ask you if you right click the icon in the tray.

Jan 07, 2008 | Belkin (F5D5231-4) Router

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

23 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...