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Ambit wireless router configuration

by crandall475 / December 29, 2009 2:05 AM PST

I have an ambit U10C019 wireless router that was setup by Time Warner months ago, but they did not give us the WEP key so couldn't connect to wireless PCs. Tried many passwords to access Ambit GUI without success. Finally, pressed button for factory config. Was now able to access GUI and setup WEP key. But now, wireless is disbaled according to wireless status indication in GUI (WLAN light is off also). What factory config value needs to be changed in order to turn wireless back on? Thanks in advance for any information.

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Reading the manual.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 29, 2009 2:11 AM PST
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Interface value
by crandall475 / December 29, 2009 2:18 AM PST
In reply to: Reading the manual.

The basic wireless GUI page has that "Interface" drop down value as "disabled", and it's greyed out and can't be changed. I'm thinking that it's dependent on some other value that's not obvious or listed in the manual (I do have the manual).

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I think I've seen this when
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 29, 2009 3:02 AM PST
In reply to: Interface value

The SSID field is blank. You are not revealing much. I can't ask you many questions so try to share details such as the SSID and if you clicked on the restore defaults button.

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answer
by BDoubleZz / January 17, 2010 5:13 AM PST

Time Warner does that so you cannot change the ssid or password on your router/modem. It sucks. I know. The ONLY way you can get it to be "enabled" again is to call time warner customer service and a technitian will telnet to it and change it to whatever you tell him while you are on the phone with him. I found this thread by googling to try and find a way around this. There is not one thing on the internet about this. I cannot believe it. This is terrible that you cannot even set your own network name and password without having to go thru them. Insane

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WEP Key
by kos_bubba / January 9, 2011 5:40 AM PST

The WEP password is the MAC number plus 14 zeros

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Reset it back to the factory defaults
by Jughead4158 / September 19, 2011 3:24 PM PDT

its ok to reset the router, i did on mine and it didnt lose the connection to Time Warner and the wireless still works I set mine to WPA2-PSK better encription than WEP and I haven't seen no problems yet.

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(NT) you may contact their tech support dept and they will assist
by talentandbrains005 / January 19, 2012 11:50 PM PST
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