I need to log in to the xfinity router to fix something of major concern.
Imagine my surprise when I discover that contrary to the rest of their crooked empire, the login to the most sensitive place where you really really don't want your security compromised, is a simple freaking http. Up. No https.
So, I am extremely annoyed at this. And using a VPN, as I do all the time, and especially with a stupid unsecured connection like that, they make me jump through a million hoops to prove my identity.
But I remember reading that you shouldn't log in to your router over WiFi anyway, but you should use an Ethernet cable. Which I have, but how do you use it? I connect the modem to my computer with the yellow ethernet cable and then what?
Believe it or not I ddg'ed this but it is apparently such a stupid question, along the order of "how do I know the sky is up and not down?" that nobody bothers to explain it. Nobody apparently ever asked it either.
Anyway, I'm asking. Seriously. How do I use an ethernet cable without WiFi being involved?
Because when I did that earlier today, everything looked the same. Nothing popped up or anything that would prompt me to put in a url or anything at all. What do I put into the browser window once the cable connects modem and computer?