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Old 10-26-2008, 02:00 PM   #1
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Lost Network Password..

Hey guys, I have ANOTHER problem.. >_>

In my house, we have two computers connected to the internet, a desktop and my (horrible) laptop.

The desktop is plugged into our router/modem, which my laptop connects to wirelessly.

Somehow, NOBODY seems to know the password for the network.

I really need to know it, as i'm planning to wipe my laptop clean and start afresh, and would like internet access.

Is there some sort of software that would allow me to get at the password?




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Old 10-26-2008, 05:28 PM   #2
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It wouldn't happen to still the default "admin" for both name and password setting?
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Old 10-26-2008, 05:30 PM   #3
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It wouldn't happen to still the default "admin" for both name and password setting?
Nope, we changed it.




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Old 10-27-2008, 04:19 AM   #4
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go into your router settings.... usually 192.168.2.1 etc and find your 'wireless>security settings' The network password (or corresponding hex-code) is listed there because thats where you originally need to input it Hence, you could change it here to whatever you want and then be able to get on wirelessly with any other pcs

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Old 10-27-2008, 11:08 AM   #5
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^Pity I didn't read that earlier..

I just got off the phone with Tiscali. Darn Indian call centres..

Thanks anyway Astro.




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Old 10-27-2008, 12:10 PM   #6
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I despise calcutta tech support. Thats why I go with an ISP that employs locals who
a) can speak english
b) know what theyre talking about

With my old ISP, I had 7 tech support encounters with the sub-continent. ALL of them were incorrect in their advice! Its partly from the rage that caused that started me wanting to learn how to fix stuff myself and then help others out Havent looked back since. Hence, if it werent for those jackasses, this little corner of LFN may not have existed

We salute their incompetence!

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Old 10-27-2008, 06:27 PM   #7
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I guess they're useful for SOMETHING at least then.




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Old 10-31-2008, 12:43 PM   #8
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Just as a side. Most routers will reset to the 'Admin' password if you reset your router

As long as you recall how to setup your router settings, easiest thing to do is press the little button for 30 seconds and give it a new password (write it down too )


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Old 10-31-2008, 01:11 PM   #9
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^

The guy on the phone helped me set a new one, so now i'm good.




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