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CHANGE PASSWORD/ETHERNET ROUTER/WINDOWS VISTA

HOW TO CHANGE PASSWORD ON ETHERNET ROUTER?

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  • mb1919 May 11, 2010

    I called manufacturer, they said it will cost at least $70 to provide any help, even help means resetting the password, they wanted my credit card info right away before even invetigate the problem, resetting the password should be automatic interface, a customer should eb allowed to do that on their own.

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To make it clear..
change password meaning you need to update your router's password?
SOLUTION: access router's interface and enter correct password information
OR
change password meaning reset your password for your router?
SOLUTION: call router provider/manufacturer ISP to have router's password reset..

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