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I need an 8 digit pin to activate my linksys router and pick

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I need an 8 digit pin to activate my linksys router and pick a wireless network. This number is XXXXX on my router nor disc. Please help!

Thank you.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  D.Sandlin replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer..

My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am a member of the expert community here..

On a computer connected to the linksys now.

Click the link below

Click Me!!

On the page that comes up, it will ask for a username and password.

type in admin for the password, leave the username blank


You are inside the router..

Click on wireless, then right under it click on wireless security.

Where it says, PSK / Passphrase / Or Network key .. There is a text box to the right

In that text box is your password.. If it looks like **************

You will have to type in a new password, and click apply / save settings.

Then.. The router will restart..

You have now found out, or reset your wireless password.

***Note*** If you changed the password.. The current computer will also have to reconnect to the network, and enter the new password.


Please click the green accept button to show I have assisted you.

If you still need assistance, You can reply to this message at any time.

Thanks!
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I have clicked on "click now," and my computer will not go to that link. Please help.

 

Thank you.

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Relist: Other.
I'm not able to follow the link to the webpage I need.
Expert:  D.Sandlin replied 5 years ago.
Apologies for the delay. you relisted the question. so it didnt come back to me.

ok, instead of clicking the lnk

i want you to type this in where you normally see http:/www.website.com

only type in this


192.168.1.1

and then hit enter.

What happens?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I was directed to several websites from 192.168.1.1; what do I do now? Sorry to be so ignorant. Thank you.

 

Barb

Expert:  D.Sandlin replied 5 years ago.
Apologies for the delay Barb..

This isnt an issue of ignorance on your part.. We are probably just usingthe wrong back door code. Meaning your codehas been changed.

Lets find out what it is.

click start, all programs, accessories, right click command prompt..

click run as admin

type in

ipconfig

and press enter


then.. i need to know the numbes you get for

ip address
default gateway
dns server.

Thanks!
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
After command prompt, I get a black screenthat has userbarbara: and willl go no further. ??
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
After command prompt, I get a black screenthat has userbarbara: and willl go no further. ?? There was no prompt to "run as admin."
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Ah, now I right clicked and got the following:

 

dsn: gateway.2wire.net

 

IP: 192.168.15.100

 

default: 192.168.15.1

Expert:  D.Sandlin replied 5 years ago.
Ok,, lets try an updated step now


On a computer connected to the linksys now.

Click the link below

Click Me!!


On the page that comes up, it will ask for a username and password.

type in admin for the password, leave the username blank

will it let you inside the router now?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Your last click link won't connect to anything. wah.
Expert:  D.Sandlin replied 5 years ago.
apologies for teh delay..

lets try this manually.

where you normally see


http://www.wesbsite.com

type in only

192.168.15.1

and hit enter. does it ask you for a username and password?