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How do I find my name/password for my router?

by MrMonkeyfangs / March 24, 2008 5:28 AM PDT

Yeah...how do I find out what my router's name/password is?

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Depends on the router.
by Kees Bakker / March 24, 2008 5:32 AM PDT

Most have a way to see and change settings in a web-browser on one of PC's connected wired (not: wireless). Read the manual to find the IP-address (like 192.168.1.101 or so).
The manual also will mention the default password for changes, but if you changed it yourself than it's your responsibility, of course. Then find out about the 'reset to factory defaults' options.

Kees

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Alright
by MrMonkeyfangs / March 24, 2008 5:37 AM PDT
In reply to: Depends on the router.

Thanks Happy

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