How To Change Password in NETGEAR® Wireless Router
The wireless routers designed by NETGEAR are impressive because of their wild, futuristic features and sizes. It has the size of a paperback book and it supports up to 54 mbps of data transfer rates. Netgear's highly powerful antenna can rebroadcast any household's wireless Internet signal, which allows two or more user to use the same Internet connection simultaneously. The installation process of this router is not complex at all. ThisÂ router will come with a CD, which contains a one step at a time guide showing how to connect the various cable connections. It is not developed for bigger networks of businesses and enterprises, it is mainly designed for home use.
- Default user name and password
- Need to change the password
- Password changing
Default user name and password
Accessing the router's administration panel needs a username and password. It is required to keep the network safe and accessible only by the authorized users of that particular system. If you have changed the default username or password and you forgot your password, the only way to gain access to the router's administration panel is to reset the router to factory settings. It provides a reset button on the back side for restoring the router back to the factory settings. The default username and password for NETGEAR wireless router is ‘admin’ and ‘password’ respectively.
Need to change the password
It is a common home or small office wireless router used to connect several systems. All router come with a default user name and password for the administrator account. These username and password is used to access and control the router's settings. If you leave the default administrator password on your NETGEAR router, you have to face several problems and your inner network can be compromised. Avoid this type of security problems by changing the default administrator password for your router.
To change the password for NETGEAR wireless router, open a web browser and enter the IP address in the browser's address bar. Then input your current administrator password for your router. Click the set password button on the left side of the control panel, then there appears a new window with three text boxes such as old password, new password and confirm new password. Finally click the apply button to save the new admin password.
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