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Lost my password to my router and want to reset it

I have done something, and now I can not log on to my wireless network, my old password does not work help please

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    Kasey Fleming May 11, 2010

    reset the unit on the back of it there will be a small hole for the reset button push that in and the router will restore to default settings and password

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Please try to connect through the wired connection
Then go to start-->run-->cmd-->ipconfig

Then type the default gateway in the Internet explorer.

You will enter into the router page.
Click on the wireless settings and there you will find your wireless password.

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Lost password for wireless devise, cant log onto the


A forgotten or lost router password cannot be recovered. It can only be reset by hard resetting the router.

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If you need any kind of technical assistance then you can contact support cell at http://vtechsquad.com/linksys-router-support/

Sep 05, 2012 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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WIRELESS GATEWAY


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:


Launch your Internet browser and type http://www.routerlogin.net in or http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1 the address field for your browser. Enter the router's username and password.
The default username is admin, the default password is password.
From the left-hand navigation menu of the Router administration interface, select Set Up > Wireless Settings
Note: On some routers this option will be under BASIC > Wireless.
From the center screen, you find the current wireless security settings 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.


Read more about Securing your Wireless Network.
If you cannot log into your router:


- If you were routed to the NETGEAR website or getting the "Page cannot be displayed" message when trying to login to router, make sure you are connected to the NETGEAR router. Check your wired connection and make sure cable is securely plugged in and LED is on. If wireless adapter is on, make sure you are NOT connected on a different wireless network.


- 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 access information 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:


Secure Your Wireless Network: WPA/WPA2 (Recommended)
Reset and Restore a NETGEAR device to Factory Default Settings
Default Password for NETGEAR devices

Jul 19, 2012 | Gateway Computers & Internet

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Change access code on linksys wrt100


Are you speaking about router about router log in password or Wireless network password.

If you want to change the router log in password then you can go to Administration tab and change the log in password for router setup page.
IF you want to change the wireless network security key WEP / WPA then you can change the wireless settings.

Dec 13, 2011 | Linksys RangePlus WRT100 Wireless Router

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Lost password and need to reset new password. netgear wireless - G router WGR614.


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.
1.Connect your computer to the router with an Ethernet cable .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.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;
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!
To reset the password /router follow the steps below:
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.)Release the button.Wait for the router to reboot.Log in with the default password.If the router configuration was not cleared, try these additional steps AFTER the router has finished rebooting.
Unplug the router's power.Press and hold the reset button. While the button is held down, reconnect router's power.Continue to hold the reset button for 20 seconds after reconnecting the power.Wait for the router to reboot.Log in with the default password.
For more information see the link below:
http://support.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/9665

Also refer to router's users manual >The manual is available online >Click this link ->http://support.netgear.com/app/products/family/a_id/1296
Select the right WGR614 >>Next click Documentation > click on the router's setup manual to start downloading ..
Please let me know if you need further assistance on this issue .

Nov 20, 2011 | NetGear WIRELESS-G WGR614 802.11G WIRELESS...

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I lost my net gear n150 cd and i want to change my password..


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!

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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
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I have forgot my wpa security password,i have tryed to reset my router,but im not having much luck,cause i dont understand it all.when i follow the instrsuctions what the person onm line tells me to do,i...


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!

See the following articles for more information:

Nov 07, 2010 | NetGear WIRELESS-G WGR614 802.11G WIRELESS...

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Can't get wireless connection on new computer.


It's a DI-524 (Dee-eye). You created the network key, which is a fine thing. If you've lost track of it, you'll have to reset it to something else -- and then program both of your computers to connect with the new key.

You can probably get to the router here:
http://192.168.0.1
If you can log in, you can then click Wireless. Click WPA-PSK.
Pick a passphrase. You can use a sentence, even, something easy to remember, something easy to play with. Write it down and TAPE IT TO THE ROUTER, not over ventilation holes, so you never lose it again.
A good passphrase might be something that includes punctuation and isn't a common expression. You get 63 characters. Something like this might work, to give you an idea:
I hate that I lost the password, but life goes on.
Type it twice, carefully.

Then you'll have to tell both the previously working computer the password, as well as the new one.

And -write that down-. It's not the worst idea to put type everything useful (that http://192.168.0.1 address, your administration username and password, and your wireless password) into a Wordpad document, make the type very small, and print that, cut it out and tape it, being sure not to block any air holes.

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Forgotten username and password


The reset will get you back to the factory defaults, so you will be able to log in with the password in the manual. If you can't remember that or lost the manual somewhere click here.

Nov 24, 2008 | Intellinet Active Networking Intellinet...

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Wireless network key


Log in to the D-Link wireless router's administration interface. This is usually done by opening "http://192.168.0.1/" or "http://192.168.1.1/" in your web browser. Some administration interfaces will help you obtain the key, but there's no real way to tell without trying it. If you've also forgotten the password for the administration interface, consult your router's manual for the default password.

Reset the router's configuration if you also can't remember the password to the administration interface or you just want to start over. Using a small object to put into the hole of the small reset button on the back of the router, press the button and hold it down for several seconds. A pen or toothpick or paperclip will work.

Reconfigure the router, including your router's SSID and WEP or WPA options. Consult your router's manual for specific steps on this task if you're unsure how to proceed. Choose a new password and a new network encryption key. The password should be difficult to guess, but not so difficult that you will forget it (again).

Write the information down in a hidden but handy location, such as inside your router manual. Recovering a lost password is complicated, and it's often less effort to create a new key and distribute it to your users. If you can't log in to your administration interface or the interface will not tell you your network key, then the key is permanently lost.

May 03, 2008 | D-Link AirPlus DI-614+ Wireless Router

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