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If you have just connected this router for the first time, the default is either :
(pass or login will be blank)
if that doesn't work, press and hold the reset button with a paper clip on the back of the router for about 10 seconds
(warning: will reset router to factory defaults)
Then use the login/pass option above
Posted on Apr 10, 2008
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If your Windows PC has is equipped with an Ethernet port, you can
connect your PC and Macintosh using an Ethernet cable. By doing this,
you are creating a small local network, consisting of just the two
computers. Set up your Windows PC by turning on File Sharing. Refer to
the instructions that came with your Windows PC if you're not sure how
to do this.
To locate and connect to the Windows
computer, you can use the sidebar in a Finder window. You need to know
the workgroup name for the computer and the network name (called the
"computer name") for the computer. To connect to the computer, you also
need a user name and password and the name of the shared folder you want
to access. If you don't have this information, contact the person who
owns the computer or your network administrator.
If you cannot locate the Windows
computer in the Network browser, you may be able to connect to it using
the Connect To Server dialog in the Finder.
Make sure the Internet Connection
Firewall is turned off, or if it's on make sure TCP port 445 is open to
allow sharing connections.
To connect you Mac and Windows computers:
In the Finder, choose Go > "Connect to Server."
Type the network address for the computer in the Server Address text box using one of these formats:
Follow the onscreen instructions to type the workgroup name and a user
name and password, and choose the shared folder you want to access.
Feb 23, 2011 | Computers & Internet
The easiest method of resetting your Linksys router's password is to reset your router back to the default factory settings. This is done by simply holding down the reset button located on the back of the unit for at least 30 seconds. Once the router has been reset, it must be reconfigured. Using your web browser go to URL address http://192.168.1.1. You will then be prompted to login to your router. A log-in screen asking for the password will automatically appear. At this time enter the default password "admin", in lower case letters into the password field. The username field may be left blank at this time. (Note: both the default username and default password are set to "admin" on some of the newer Linksys router models).
If you are using the cd that comes with the router, that is the problem. You do not have to use the cd. Go to the control panel and un-install the program that the cd installed. then:
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