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i have a hawking HW2R1 I have set up new router and need to

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i have a hawking HW2R1 I have set up new router and need to get the repeater to pick it up.
I do not have my original packaging I don't have #'s I need

dukey01 :

Hi. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm happy to assist.

Customer:

ok

dukey01 :

Was the repeater previously configured to your old router?

Customer:

yes

Customer:

and old laptop

Customer:

everything is new

dukey01 :

In order to configure it it will need to be reset. Do you

dukey01 :

see a reset button on the back?

Customer:

yes

dukey01 :

With the unit powered on, press and hold the reset button for 10 seconds and release

Customer:

should it be hardwired to my laptop?

dukey01 :

Is the laptop wireless?

Customer:

yes

dukey01 :

When the repeater is reset it will start broadcasting a network called

dukey01 :

Smart_Repeater

dukey01 :

You can connect to it wirelessly

Customer:

yes it is

dukey01 :

If the laptop is now connected to that network open Internet Explorer and in the address bar type

dukey01 :

or try

dukey01 :

http://192.168.1.1

Customer:

it is not ad if I switch I may lose you

dukey01 :

This needs to be done on a separate computer

dukey01 :

if one is available

dukey01 :

You should be brought to a login screen

dukey01 :

The username combination is admin/1234

dukey01 :

username/password XXXXX is admin/1234

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