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I want to change password for my Netgear modem router

I recently changed my password for my Frontier / Yahoo email access & then i received a message that i should change my password for my Netgear modem / router. i was given the directions but i'm not making progress when i follow the directions. i can only get the first step accomplished : entering http://192.168.254.254 ....i don't get the expected phase where i enter "admin" as the username or where i should enter "password" as the password.

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Password for this should be "admin".

or try link: https://192.168.1.1

Posted on Apr 13, 2014

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hello!

-- who is your internet service provider
-- what is the operating system of your computer?
-- is this working fine before or is this a brand new router

you may try this and see if this help solve your problem. make sure your computer is directly connected to the router

Step 1: Shutdown the computer.
Step 2: reset the router while power on then Unplug the router’s power cable.
Step 3: Unplug the Broadband modem’s power cable and wait for 30 seconds.
Step 4: Plug in the Broadband modem’s power cable and wait for its lights to appear stable.
Step 5: Plug in the router's power cable once the modem’s lights appear stable.
Step 6: Power on the computer on and configure the router settings
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if this still didnot work, upgrade the firmware of your router

Posted on May 06, 2008

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SOURCE: the default username and password to configure router doesnt work

Try to turn off your modem first before trying to open the router's setup page. By default, there's no username and the password is admin. Also turn off any firewall you have.

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on this router, leave the username blank and enter admin in the password box.

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SOURCE: When I enter "http://192.168.0.1" it's asking me username and pas

hi

for the username use administrator and ofcourse the password that u have set

cheers
pls rate if it was any help

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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SOURCE: I want to connect my lap top to a wireless Netgear

You need to do exactly that.

From your web browser type in 192.168.0.1 put in you user name and password.

Your control panel will come up then you got to wireless settings and turn it on and set a Wep key, write that down then rebboot the router or save the settings.

go to your lappy now and open up your wireless card on the tak bar and search for your netgear click on it then enter that key, You should be good.

Thanks please do leave ratings for all the tech involed in your case, thanks

Posted on Jun 12, 2010

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