Forgot password to netgear router. [Solved/Closed]

barb 35 - Jun 23, 2011 at 11:14 AM - Latest reply: xpcman 19088 Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus July 15, 2018 Last seen
- Jun 23, 2011 at 03:27 PM
Hello,



I have forgotten the password to my netgear router. I need it to use wifi in downloading books into my Kindle reader. None of the passwords I've tried work.
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xpcman 19088 Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus July 15, 2018 Last seen - Jun 23, 2011 at 03:27 PM
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Thank you
You can reset the password buy pressing the "reset switch" on the back of the router. Press it for 30 seconds when you release it the router will be reset to the factory defaults. Google "router default passwords" or check you router instructions for the default ID and password. You will then need to set network ID and security password by logging on to the router using a wired connection to your PC.

Another way is to use this program to display the password from a working wireless connected PC.

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Decrypting-Decoding/WirelessKeyView.shtml

Good Luck