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Password I purchased a router so my 3 foreign college students could use my comcast internet connection. I followed all the procedures and set up the router....logged in user name and password (for router)...They keep getting a "not accurate password" when they log in the password I have created. Am I missing a step?...Is the router password the same as the password used to access my wireless router?...Is there something else I need to do?

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    brian c May 11, 2010

    No, the first password is only the router configuration password.

    If you post the make / model of the router, I can help you further.

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Please try to first upgrade firmware of your wireless router.

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1. Check physical connections.

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a. Please push the reset button at the back of the router and release after 30 seconds.
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3. Configure the router.

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