I need to add my new Nook to my home network, but I can not remember the password XXXXX I rest it too when I origionally installed it. How do I go about aquiring this password XXXXX restting it without the origional factory password XXXXX my password XXXXX I reset it to?-Caryn
What is the model number of your router?
Follow the steps below:On a computer that is connected to the router(Wired or Wirelessly), do the following:Open your web browser, and then type the following and press enter:http://192.168.1.1It will ask you for a username and password. Leave the username blank, and use the following as the password:adminThen click on Wireless and then Wireless Security. You will see the wireless key on that page.Let me know if you need any more help with it.
6 Years of experience in Networking. I also have my CCNA, and am close to getting my CCNP.
It says 401 Unauthorized
A pop up box came up and it said:
The server WRT160Nv2 requires a username and password...
OK. In that case, that 'admin' password XXXXX been changed from the default. Try using a different password XXXXX may have been setup on it. If you still can't get in, then let me know the name of your Internet provider.
the internet provider is earthlink
The internet provider is earthlink.net
OK. In that case, the best thing to do will be to reset the router, and set it up again. There's a hole on the back of the router with a small button in it. Press that button for 30 seconds using a pointy object. Then just follow the steps below to set up the router again:In order to secure the router, you need to login to the configuration page of the router, and configure the security. Just follow the steps below:1) Connect your computer to the router with a cable.2) Open a web browser on that computer, and type in the following address into the address bar and press enter:http://192.168.1.1It will ask you for a username and password, leave the username field blank, and put in the following for the password:admin3) Click Wireless, and then click Wireless Security under it.4) For the security mode, select "WPA2 Personal".5) Set the WPA Alogorithms to "AES"6) Set the WPA Shared Key to the password XXX want, and then click "Save Settings"Now when you connect to the router wirelessly, it will ask you for the password XXX setup.Here's a link to a video that will walk you through these steps:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhNAsnqnHWc