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I tried going through the set-up function on my wireless router and as I was completing it asked for a username and set-up (similar to when initially setting the router up where you enter 'admin' for both the username and password. I tried entering 'admin' again for each the username and password and cannot get back in to the router set-up. I'm unsure what the username and password would be. How could I find out what the username and password are or bypass this step and go back to set-up?

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Step 1:
Access the router's web-based setup page. To learn how, click here. NOTE: To learn how to access the web-based setup page on a Mac computer, click here.
Step 2:
Click on the Administration tab.

Step 3:
Enter the new password in the Password field and Re-enter to confirm.

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