cliveah 12:10 02 May 07

Hi all,
I'm new here and still a beginner to this internet media.
I recently upgraded to b/band from dial-up.
I connected a dynamode router and secured the connection at
No problem so far.
Next in my wisdom (or lack thereof) I decided that entry to should be 'named' and 'passworded'.

So I wrote the name & password down & entered them into the required fields.
Now I cannot access

Does anybody know how I can check to see:
1. If my new name and password have been accepted?
2. If I can get intouch with anybody to help?
3. How I can get back to using the default name & password?

I need to get back into change from WEP to WAP.

Thanking you in anticipation.

Cliveah001 (Silver surfer)

  jolorna 12:44 02 May 07

there might be a small reset button on the back or somewere on the router use that to reset it

  beeuuem 12:52 02 May 07

At the rear of the router is a small hole which is the manual reset. If you insert a pin/extended paper clip, and hold it until the router lights go out, the router will be reset to the factory settings. The password will be set to the default user - admin password -epicrouter.
Have you tried access from IP address ?

  six-h 12:58 02 May 07

I too am struggling, and have expeienced this same problem.
the answer gleaned from this forum was that although you may have set a password, the username always remains Administrator with a capital A
Try that with your password, if it fails, maybe no password has been set.

  Stuartli 12:59 02 May 07

The most common are admin and admin for both Username and Password - it may be a capital A or upper and lower version.

  anchor 13:02 02 May 07

For my Netgear:

The default router username is always:


The default password is:


  cliveah 15:29 02 May 07

Thank you all for the suggestions.
I'll try them and post back with the results

Oh! Should I add that the default password and name were 'guest' for the dynamode router. (It may help somebody else to know that).

See you later


  cliveah 16:03 02 May 07

A big thank you for all your help.

I'm now back online after having used the reset on the rear of the router.

Password & name have been reset and all seams well.

(At peace again with the world thanks to you)

I think I have learnt a couple lessons as well....

1.If it aint broke don't fix it.
2.Don't waste time reading through reams of paper, ask the question on a forum like this one.

Any way must go, got to pick she who must be obeyed up from work.

Many thanks again


This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Nintendo Switch review: Hands-on with the intuitive modular console and its disappointing games…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

This abstract video touches on division in our technologic world

Best alternatives to iTunes for Mac | Best music players for macOS: Free your music from the…