I have a Wireless-G Broadband Router that is connected to another router that connects my computer to the internet. Im trying to access the setup of this but when i go to 192.168.1.1 and type in the orginal password i cant login. I get 401 Unauthorized Authorization required. Im accessing it a wireless network card so its not directly connected to the router.
I didn't setup this router orginally so could it be im typing in the wrong password or is it something else. The orginal password being username: (empty) and password:admin
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You have the correct default user name and password, but remote administration via a wireless connection is disabled by default on those routers. You will need to connect to the router directly (via an Ethernet cable) in order to access the setup pages.
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OK- you'll still need to keep the wired connection though; what I said about the wireless management restriction still stands.
- Can you at least ping the router?
- Are you sure that the router's default password hasn't been changed? Anyone with a bit of security sense would …
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