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Runner
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Change Password on Router

Hi my sons friends helped him set up his xbox wireless'ly whilst I was out. I'm worried they can now connect onto our router (on the street). Should I change the SSID or the Network Key (doesn't it ask for the network key to get on wireless'ly?). Also if I change one of these will I need to reconnect the xbox. Thanks in advance.


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First Assistant Director
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Re: Change Password on Router

You can and should change the wireless key in the wireless settings page on the router, when you try to connect onto it with the xbox the first time after the change it will reject the old password, at this point put the new one in.

Used to work for Sky and BT ADSL tech support but please don't hate me for it Smiley Wink

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Oracle
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Re: Change Password on Router

You also need to change the password on your partners laptop to the same as what you changed it to in the router.

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First Assistant Director
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Re: Change Password on Router

You can and should change the wireless key in the wireless settings page on the router, when you try to connect onto it with the xbox the first time after the change it will reject the old password, at this point put the new one in.

Used to work for Sky and BT ADSL tech support but please don't hate me for it Smiley Wink
Runner
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Re: Change Password on Router

Hi, I shared my password with one of my neighbors and now I want to change that password of my network so that noone else knows it. I can't find the routers page though and where this option is. Can somebody explain the steps from the beginning? I use windows 7. Thanx!

Staff
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Re: Change Password on Router

Hi despina, 

 

To change the wireless security settings on your Sky Broadband Router, please follow the steps below.

 

 

  1. Using a PC connected to the router through Ethernet, visit http://192.168.0.1
  2. When prompted log in with the username: admin and password: sky (in lower case)
  3. Select the Setup tab from the navigation bar at the top of the page to jump to Wireless Settings
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and you should see the current Network Key.
  5. Change the network key and note this down as it's case-sensitive then click Apply.
Please note that when you change the network key, all wireless devices will be immediately disconnected and you will need to reconnect each device again entering the new network key.

 

Runner
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Re: Change Password on Router

Thanx a lot!

Runner
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Re: Change Password on Router

which username and password is required on the http://192.168.0.1/sky_set_password.html screen please??

Oracle
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Re: Change Password on Router

Username - admin

Password - sky

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Viewer
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Re: Change Password on Router

hi i managed to change my password only to lose it where i wrote it down is there a reset key feature so i can reset it back to a factory state of the name and password so i can change it again and keep it safe this time as i cant turn my wireless on without it?

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Re: Change Password on Router

there a reset hole on the back of the router (says reset) stick a ping or paper clip in there for 10 secs and it will reset

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Re: Change Password on Router

Hello I`ve changed my router password once, just the way it is explained here in the forum, but now I should change it again and when I get into the IP address the username:admin and password:sky just doesn`t work this time. I can`t log in into the routers` settings this way. Does anybody have any idea what  can I do ?

Runner
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Re: Change Password on Router

did you try a factory reset? 

Runner
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Re: Change Password on Router

plz tell me the processer to change the password of my router becz my nabiour is using my net as well but now i dont want to share my internet with my frnd,,,,,so plz help me to change my password on router so thats why i can be secret my password,,,,,i shall be very thankful to u for this,,,,,

Runner
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Re: Change Password on Router

A friend set up my wireless password. i would like to change the pass word for security reasons. How do i go about changing my password ?

Oracle
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Re: Change Password on Router

Robert's post, the 4th one in the topic will help you with this.
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Runner
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Re: Change Password on Router

Hi,

 

Ive tried all of the above and am unable to change, someone sent me a 6 step guide however the screen it shows to amend your password is not the screen I am getting. I called sky last night and was on the phone for 20 mins and I still cant do it They didnt know what else to try Smiley Sad Really need to change my pasword as my neighbours are using my internet Please help me Smiley Happy