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Ssid password my wifi set up was installed by a friend who is now out of touchand uses a Wireless G. I wish to connect my laptop and internet radio to the network but do not know the network password which was used at set up and is prompted for by both units which recognise the network.How can I access the system - have tried admin/admin and admin with blank passwrd but neither work.          

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Re: ssid password

Dear Keith118,

I assume you know how to access the the router from your computer,

1. try resetting the router so that it will revert back to its factory settings.
2. this way the default user name will be admin with with a blank password.
3. the manual has an instruction how to reset the unit.


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  1. Choose a laptop or WiFi device that is currently connected to your network. If none of your devices are connected, use an Ethernet cable and connect a computer or laptop directly to your wireless gateway.
  2. Open a web browser and go to the Admin Tool ( - this is the wireless gateway's administration site. The default settings are:
    • Username: admin
    • Password: password (case-sensitive)
    • Note: If you changed your Admin Tool password previously, you will need to use your new login information. If you don't remember your Admin Tool password, you will need to factory reset your wireless gateway. Instructions on how to do this can be found by reviewing the wireless gateway user guides at Wireless Gateway Guides.
  3. On the left navigation menu, select Gateway, then Connection and then Wi-Fi.
  4. Under Private Wi-Fi Network, you'll see the Name (SSID) of your WiFi network. (You may want to write down this information.)
    • Wireless Gateway 1 customers, click EDIT at the right.
    • Wireless Gateway 2 customers, click EDIT for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands to view the settings for each. ?
  5. Check the box next to Show Network Password. The Network Password (Network Key) will be displayed above. (You may want to write down this information.)
    • On this page, you can also edit your wireless network information, including changing your Network Name (SSID) or Password (Network Key). If you make any changes, remember to click SAVE SETTINGS.
  6. Now that you have your Network Name (SSID) and Password (Network Key), you can connect your WiFi devices to your network.
  7. If you have changed any information, use the new information to reconnect all your WiFi devices to your network.
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How do i add a password

To secure your Internet connection from unauthorized access you need you encrypt your router's wireless settings.
To connect to your wireless router, the router's wirelesssettings needs to be configured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also thewireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured with theserouter's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicatewith your wireless router.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin
You can protect your router by changing the default admin PW (write it down andput it in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2encryption.
Apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer.
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I have internet connection on the desktop. But I can't get the laptop connected.It's connected but the router still blinks red...

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Are the correct device-drivers loaded for the wireless adapter inside the laptop?

Does the laptop have a switch/slider to disable/enable the wireless adapter?

Does the laptop connect to "free WifI' at Starbucks or MacDonalds?

Can a friend's laptop make a wireless connection to your Belkin's wireless network?

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I want to use my wifi router D-link dir-600 for internet wifi. After I set everything according to manual guide, I can detect the wifi signal, eventhough I have enable the wifi in the router.

Theencryption key secures your data from unauthorized access. The router's password is a Passphrase or the WEP or WPA orWPA2 encryption key. The Passphrase generates the WEP or WPA or WPA2 encryptionkey and this is in the router's wireless settings. To connect to your wireless router, it needs the router'swireless settings configured ie SSID, WPA or WPA2 encryption key and also thewireless cards in all the laptops and or computers needs to be configured withthese router's wireless settings. Then the laptops and desktop computers cancommunicate with your wireless router. For Internet access you need to connect your DSL or cable modem to the WAN/Internet port on the D-Link.

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Hi, First you have to configure the router. to configure connect the patch cable to your laptop, connect the other end to the #4 ethernet slot of the router. Open a internet web browser type at the address bar the IP address the router will open and will as for user ID admin Password is admin or password. You can change the password of the router, SSID and security enable and use passphrase or key. I hope this information will help you solve the problem. Have a Happy New Year... HRH

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I need to conect a wifi kindel and dont know the password

The password is the encryption key in your wireless router, without this key the wireless router won't allow the laptop/computer to connect to this wireless router.
The WEP, WPA, WPA2 encryption key is in your router's wireless settings. Log into your router and got to the wireless settings, you will need to get the SSID and the encryption key. Then go to your computer/laptop's wireless card and configure it with the router's SSID and encryption key, so it will then connect to the wireless router and the Internet.

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How to connect new laptop to router

In order to set up the wireless client, you will need to know the service set identifier (SSID), the Wireless Encryption Protocol (WEP) key and the channel and mode.
Boot up the laptop and plug in the WiFi card. This will not be necessary if your laptop has an integrated WiFi card.
Install any drivers needed to use the WiFi card. Insert the disc that came with the WiFi card and follow the on-screen installation process. Most discs will trigger a new hardware wizard that makes installation extremely simple.
Double-click on the "WiFi Connection" icon. It can be found in the system tray at the bottom of the laptop screen.
Click on "Properties."
Select the "Wireless Networks" tab.
Use the "Add" button at the bottom of the dialog if your WiFi network isn't in the "Available Networks" section.
Click on "Configure" when you see your network's SSID in the "Available Networks."
Enter your network's SSID and WEP key.
Click on "Start," then choose "Connect To" and "Wireless Network Connection." Your computer should now be able to access the WiFi network. If the WiFi network is connected to the Internet, it should also be able to connect to the Internet.
Hope it helps, if so do rate the solution
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How to install the router

onfigure your router with below method then all messup will be fixed. Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable then you can access it with following default link. or or or If you are not able to access it with above ip then check your computers ip address gateway ip is your router ip try with it. Then it ask for user name and password. Type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or "password" or blank. Then you can see configuration page of router. Then click on WAn settings and set wan settings as internet service provider settings. Then click on wireless settings then enable wifi also enter SSID name and enable broad cast turn on wifi . If you want to secure wifi then enable WEP in wireless security .Enter code it is your password to connect wifi. Then connect internet cable to WAN port then you can use internet with it. Let me know if you need further assistance. Thanks for using FixYa.

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You need to use a computer hardwired to the router to check the wireless settings.

1. Please open any web browser like Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox.
2. Connect to the router by typing or in the address field and click Enter or Return key.
3. A window will prompt for a username and password. The default username is "admin" and the default password is "password".

Note: Username and password are case sensitive. If it does not take password as the password, you might have changed it when you ran the NETGEAR Setup CD so please try other passwords.

4. Click the Wireless Settings under Advanced tab.
5. Check the box under Enable Wireless Router Radio and Enable Wireless SSID Broadcast.
6. Click the Wireless Settings under Setup.
7. Change Channel (recommended are 1, 6 and 11).
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Note: Do not change the SSID if there are already other wireless computers that can connect to the network.

Other factors that you may consider when you are not able to view any available wireless network:

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