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Wireless router password changed


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#1 Obsessed

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Posted 21 August 2009 - 03:58 PM

A few days ago, while browsing the internet, I was disconnected from my wireless. Although there was WPA security in place, everytime I was connected to the wireless it said it was an unsecure connection. When I became disconnected, the security was somehow turned on again and the security password had changed. All the network users were likewise disconnected.

My computer was infected with a rootkit and various other malware. The infections have since been removed thanks to the user SifuMike. However I am still frozen out of the network. I tried pressing the reset button to no avail. Is there any way I can get the password? :thumbsup:

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Posted 21 August 2009 - 04:04 PM

Tried pressing the reset button on what?

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Posted 21 August 2009 - 04:14 PM

Oops. Sorry for not clarifying. I pressed the reset button on the router.

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Posted 21 August 2009 - 04:25 PM

Ok. All routers have a default password. Just do a search for "default password <router model>". Replace the last part with the actual model of your router. It should take about 15 seconds to find it.

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Posted 22 August 2009 - 06:59 AM

It took me a day and an hour but I got it. Thank you very much :thumbsup:




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