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Windows 7: How do I set up a password for my ROUTER?

26 Jan 2013   #11
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Several major brands of routers access the router setup by typing the following into your browser search window

198.162.1.1


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26 Jan 2013   #12
Amazing Aura

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
We need the full model number of the router in order to give you specific guidance. This information should be found on a label affixed somewhere on the router (usually underneath).
Random Chinese letters.
It says something like "BTC-ADSL".
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26 Jan 2013   #13
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Unfortunately, that not enough information.

Open a browser and type 192.168.1.1.......does it open anything? If not, try some of these:
How do I set up a password for my ROUTER?-capture.png

If that still doesn't help, try this:

1. Click Start
2. In the search box, type cmd
3. In the list that appears, right-click on cmd.exe and choose Run as administrator
4. In the command window that opens, type ipconfig and hit enter.

The routers IP address will be shown next to Default Gateway, like this:
How do I set up a password for my ROUTER?-capture111.png


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27 Jan 2013   #14
Amazing Aura

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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27 Jan 2013   #15
braddersz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Amazing Aura View Post
Its asking you for your current user name and password for your router, try looking through the user manual to find it,

If you changed it from default , and you have forgot it, the only way around is to reset the router, but you will loose all settings of you do that, and it would require a full re configeration,
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27 Jan 2013   #16
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Amazing Aura View Post
Try admin for the login and password for the password, if you don't have those details.
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27 Jan 2013   #17
Amazing Aura

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Amazing Aura View Post
Try admin for the login and password for the password, if you don't have those details.
I have the manual. When I enter the details for the username and password, it just never stops loading when I press enter. That's why I made this thread. I waited for 5 minutes and it was still loading. I used other browsers and stuff. Same result. Endless loading.
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