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Lost network password which I need to sign on an ipod touch using a netgear dg834gt

Hi ,
i know my network name , but have forgotten the netword password. I use a netgear dg834gt router and my two computers work fine. I have just bout an ipod touch which can connect via wi fi. It shows my network , but I cannot sign on as i have forgotten my password for the network. Netgear suggested using the WEP Key 1 , but that didn't work and now they said i should contact apple which is ludicrous.
On the wireless settings page it says 128 bit encrypted and nothing in the passphrase box.
What should I do?

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  • cydara Nov 20, 2007

    Thanks for that , but if I turn off encryption , I turn off my security and I'd rather not.Key 1 does not work...I need the actual password.

  • cydara Nov 20, 2007

    If I turn of encryption , I turn off security and I'd rather not...i will just use wi fi on the touch if I go out and theres a hotspot...too much hassle at home and no one has a clear answer of what to do other than compromise my entire network...its not worth it...apparently the UK has this problem and its much less obvious in the US.

  • Ron Oblinsky Dec 02, 2007

    speadstream 6300 have user name forgot password router works fine just can't access the wireless node

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2008

    Hey, I forgot my password to my ipod touch and want to reset it anyway. Can anyone tell me what to do about his problem?

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    I forgot my password to my ipod touch, can anyone help me reset it or recover my old one???

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    forgot password


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    my ipod says connect to itunes

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    forgot my password for wifi to set up itouch

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Key 1 should work in most cases. If you have additional keys listed, try them also.
If none work, turn off encryption and connect your new device, then create a new password.
The manual page is here:
http://kbserver.netgear.com/kb_web_files/n101675.asp

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

  • Hugh Vandervoort
    Hugh Vandervoort Nov 20, 2007

    After you turn it off, you're going to reset it.
    This is a very simple procedure that's explained in the manual.
    Make sure your Touch can connect without encryption, enter a new key (Something easy, like b1b1b1b1b1), then reconnect with the new key.
    You can then write down the new key, or just print the page for future reference.

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