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How do I change my password, that Ive forgotten?

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How do I change my password, that I've forgotten?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Networking Expert replied 5 years ago.
Hello
Welcome to Just Answer

Which password XXXXX you forget ?

Email or wireless router ?

If email then which email address you are using like gmail or hotmail ?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
wireless router, is this the same as the password XXXXX set up the linksys?
Expert:  Networking Expert replied 5 years ago.
Yes

To know or change your password

Connect your Router to Computer

Click on this link: http://192.168.1.1/

You will get a prompt for username and password

Leave username blank and type password XXXXX

or use username as admin and password XXXXX password XXXXX admin

You will enter into linksys router page

Click on Wireless tab and then wireless security,you will find your password,security key there

Let me know if you have any questions regarding this,Please remember to click on ACCEPT to approve my payment
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Do I go thru the process first to get the passowrd?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

What happens if it doesn't work? You are not working with a computer savy person.

Expert:  Networking Expert replied 5 years ago.
You can.

I will still work with you after you click on ACCEPT also.THat is just a way to approve my payment
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

It is not working!

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Is there any way you can call me to walk thru it?

Expert:  Networking Expert replied 5 years ago.
What happens ?

When you click do you get prompt for username and password ?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Yes, I put in both username and password and it says 401 authorization, that's it. Then nothing happens.

Expert:  Networking Expert replied 5 years ago.
oh,that means you have changed your username and password

The other way is to reset your router and then up your router once again

Check the following steps to reset and then setup your router once again

Power on router
Reset your router by pressing the reset button at back of your router for 30 seconds ,use pen or pin to press that reset button as button would be very small

and after that

Connect your router with PC

Click on this link: http://192.168.1.1/

You will get a prompt for username and password

Leave username blank and type password admin

You will enter into linksys router page

Click on wireless settings,change the SSID to something unique

Click on wireless security,choose wpa2 and keep a password

If there is a username and password given by your ISP,then enter those in Setup tab in router settings

Change the channel mode to 54mbps or b/g/n or mixed

click the Setup tab - find the Local IP Address and change it from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.5.1. Save the settings and power off the pc and router.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Okay, this is beyond me. I don't have printing capabilities to do this and still come back to view the instructions. Can we have a phone conversation?
Expert:  Networking Expert replied 5 years ago.
Sorry we do not provide phone conversations

What you can do is copy all the instructions and paste it in word file or notepad in your computer and you can open whenever you feel like
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
So if it still doesn't work, will I get charged another $36 to ask the same question or still continue with your help, if I try to do this after we are disconnected?
Expert:  Networking Expert replied 5 years ago.
You can come back here and reply back to me.Save this link and then you can reply me.
You do not need to pay again

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Do you have a ID number? How do I get to you specifically?
Expert:  Networking Expert replied 5 years ago.
You can reply back here or my personal link where you can ask me directly

http://www.justanswer.com/computer/expert-jaexpert/
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Thank you for your patience! I'm sure you will hear back from me. I'll give this a try later. I wasn't expecting this to be so time consuming. Thanks again.

Expert:  Networking Expert replied 5 years ago.
No problem

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