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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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HOW TO I GET MY WII TO CONNECT TO THE INTERNET


1.Power on your Wii console and press the A Button on the Wii Remote to reach the Wii main menu. Use the Wii Remote to select the "Wii" button.
2.Select "Wii Settings" to access the "Wii System Settings" menu.
3.Using the arrow on the right side of the screen, scroll to page two and select "Internet."
4.Select "Connection Settings."
5.Select "Connection 1: None."
  • If you do not have an empty connection slot, you will need to clear a slot.
6.Click on "Wireless Connection," then click "Search for an Access Point."
  • If using a wired Internet connection,
7.Select "OK." The Wii will display all the wireless networks it finds.
8.Select the wireless network that is yours.(If you're not sure which is yours, or you don't see any wireless networks)
Asked to enter a security key?
  • If you are prompted to "Enter the Password or Key," then the wireless network you are trying to connect to has wireless security turned on. You will need to type in your security key or password and select "OK."
  • If you need to switch between upper and lower-case letters, or numbers and symbols, select the "Shift" key on the on-screen keyboard.
  • Ensure you review the security type in the top-left corner as well. If this is not the same security type that is used by your router, select "Change Security Settings" and select the appropriate security type.
9.Select "OK" 3 times to save your settings and start an Internet connection test.
  • The Wii console will run a connection test with your wireless network.
  • When the test is completed, you should see the following screen:
  • If the connection test succeeds, then your Wii is now connected to the internet.
  • The connection test was not successful, you will receive an error code.
    • Error Code 51330 or 52130: This means the security code you entered into the Wii is not the same one your router is set to. Look in your router's settings and try again. Please refer to step eight (8) above for more information.
Don't know your routers security key?
Here's some:- A..To login into your Linksys router:
  1. go on this link: http://192.168.1.1
  2. The default username is: (leave blank)
  3. The default password is: admin
  4. Look for the security key settings. For Linksys routers, they are usually in "Wireless Security" on the "Wireless" tab or something similar.
  5. Find the selected WEP or WPA key, and write it down. Enter this number into the Wii or Nintendo DS when prompted.
B. To login into your Netgear router:
  1. Go on this link: http://192.168.0.1
  2. The default username is: admin
  3. The default password is: password
  4. Look for the security key settings. For Netgear routers, they are usually in "Wireless Settings" on the "Setup" tab or something similar.
  5. Find the selected WEP or WPA key, and write it down. Enter this number into the Wii or Nintendo DS when prompted.
.C.To login into your DLink router:
  1. Go on this link: http://192.168.0.1
  2. The default username is: admin
  3. The default password is: (leave blank)
  4. Look for the security key settings. For DLink routers, they are usually in "Wireless" on the "Home" tab or something similar.
  5. Find the selected WEP or WPA key, and write it down. Enter this number into the Wii or Nintendo DS when prompted.

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Where do I find the password for e900 router?


Hi,

On the E900 router, after a factory reset, the IP will be 192.168.1.1, with a default password of "admin" and no username.

Hope this helps,
Danny.

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Hello I just got a new phone I can't get on the web with it. I need my wireless password. When the router was set up I do not remember what the password is. Can you help? I have the Linksys...


Hi,
For you to obtain the wireless password you need to access the Wireless Settings Page of your router. I've listed below the steps on how to do it.

For you to access your router you need a working computer that is connected to the router and open a browser type 192.168.1.1 to he address bar and it will ask you for a username and password. The default username is "leave it blank" and the default password is admin. Go to the Wireless Settings Page and take not of the SSID or Network Name and Network Key or Passphrase. The Network Key what you need, Make sure you're trying to connect to your network which is the SSID.
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I can not find the web site to log on and change my password for my Dynex router i am afraid that other users can log on and use it help


hi. I think I can help you with this.
First, make sure internet is directly connected to the router with a lan cable from the cable modem.

Next, connect your laptop to the router's lan ports with a lan cable, instead of attempting to connect to it wireless-ly.

Next, open a browser, and go to this address: 192.168.2.1

Next, if you didn't assign a username and password, when it asks for them, leave them blank, and press enter

If you have already given it a username and password, use them to log into the router.

Then, go into security setting and select a security level...i.e. wep, wpa, and so on, and give it whatever you want to have for those, but make sure you write them down, as you will need them to log into the internet, as well as logging into the router page.

After you do everything you need on settings, click the save button if there is one.

If not, then click log-out

Next, disconnect the wire from the router to your laptop, and unplug both modem and router.

Next, plug in modem first, and wait 45 seconds for it to initialize, and then power up the router.

Within about 30 seconds or so, it should initialize, and be ready for you to use it.

Thenlog on to that internet connection, and enter the username and password that you gave the connection, and you should be good to go.

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How to lock wifi?


Hi,
To secure your wireless router you should specify a WPA or WPA2 key (depending what your router supports).
To set it up please follow the steps below:
Make sure that you are connected to the wireless router, either wirelessly or directly with an ethernet cable.
Open internet explorer and type 192.168.0.1 on the address bar above and press enter. This the ip of your router. In some cases it may be 192.168.1.1.

The router will probably ask for a username and password which if you haven't set it will probably be "admin" for the username and "admin" or a blank password.

Then go to wireless settings and choose wireless security. Choose WPA2 if it is available (avoid WEP as it not very secure). Then enter a passphrase that you will remember and save your settings.

When you try to connect from your laptop or other wireless device it will ask for the type (WEP,WPA, WPA2) and the passphrase that you entered.

That's it!

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New password


In order to enter passwords, and secure your wireless network, you must log onto your wireless router's configuration settings page (the webpage used to initially setup the router). To get to this page, you must enter the router's ip address (192.168.1.1 by default for Linksys routers) as the url (i.e. http://192.168.1.1). Once you do this, you will be asked for a username and password (Username: admin, or <blank>, and Password: admin, by default). Successfully logging in should bring you to the router's settings page. From here, you can go to the administrator tab, change the login password**, or go to the wireless tab, wireless security sub-tab, select a type of encryption if desired (WPA2-Personal/PSK or WPA recommended), and set the desired passkey**.
**NOTE: When changing settings, before going to another page, make sure to click Save Settings at the bottom of each page to keep the settings.
Here is a page to help with what you can do in order to secure the router further.

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Locked out of wireless router .


On the rear of the router is a recessed reset button. You'll need something like a pen point or a straightened paperclip to press it. Turn off the router (pull out the AC adapter plug), the plug it back in while pressing the reset button. After the lights on the router quit blinking, let go of the button. This will reset the router to factory settings. When you go to //192.168.1.1 and are prompted for username and password, the username is blank and the password is admin. (It's possible the username may be admin and the password is password. This was in some versions of the router.) Then you can set your router up again the way you want.

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I want to add a wireless laptop to my exsisting broadband moderm


Hello...you can find your network key within your router settings.

Here's a rough guide:

1. Type your router IP address, eg http://192.168.0.1 or whatever is correct for your model, into a web browser address bar

2. Enter your router username and/or password at the prompt. The defaults for D-Link are username: admin and password left blank: but if you have set a router password/username, please enter these.

3. In the router user interface, go to the section headed Home > Wireless. Your network key will be here, labelled Pre-shared key or similar.

This Dlink tutorial has some helpful screenshots.

Hope this helps; however, please come back to Fixya if this doesn't work or if you need more information.

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Router


hello!


the default router password is admin, no username. if that didnot work, possible that the router password is change during initial set up. try your own personal password

wireless password is different from the router password. if you enable the router wireless security and you dont know what it is, you can access the router setup page and go to the wireless security tab to get your wireless password

Aug 13, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Can't connect or even get past setup.


hmmm...

ok, first question:  Are you running the setup CD while the computer has a physical cable connecting it to the router, or are you trying to do this completely over wireless?'

For most wireless routers, initial setup works best using a physical cable.

also, it's possible that the manual reversed username and password:  try USERNAME Admin, BLANK password.

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