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post #1 of 12
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I forgot my router password Help please

Router: Netgear DG834GT
Firmware: UberGT1.06 1.02.09 Beta 4
User: admin

What can i do

i don't want to reset my whole router as it takes around 20 mins to connect to the internet because i will lose my settings

as you can see here

p.s. its not default password, i changed it
Edited by karan.t - 6/28/08 at 8:09am
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post #2 of 12
the setup wizard only takes a few mins to go through - not really 20 mins - i'd just reset if I where you!
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post #3 of 12
If you forgot your router login password, then resetting is the only thing you can do...well I'm sure there are more options, but this would be the simplest.
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post #4 of 12
you should always save your router settings to your hard drive if there is an option....if you don't know the password then you'll have to reset it to factory defaults.
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post #5 of 12
reset is the easiest option. I am sure there is a hack out there, but it should not be posted, since that would compromise anyone with that router.
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post #6 of 12
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ya i have a hack to decrypt Opera Wand file which
i can access my settings using opera as i saved the login on there
but i am not able to access it on other comps or browsers as its not saved on there

i used the hack and it retrieved all the passwords i have saved on opera
but the Netgear router one

and it does take 20 Minutes For The DHCP to Renew and make a connection
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post #7 of 12
It shouldn't take that long at all. That's weird.

Since your router password isn't saved within your hard drive, it's next to impossible to hack it using a password retriever. At least as far as I know.

The safest option is to do the factory reset, and wait out the 20 mins.
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post #8 of 12
Hold down reset button for 1 minute.

Default admin username admin

Default admin password password
post #9 of 12
Yeah resetting is the only real option.
 
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post #10 of 12
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well it seems its done now
i did what u guys said
to hard reset

did lose my settings but it didn't take 30 mins or so to get to the net.

it only does that when it issues a new IP
so if my mac address changed i would have had to wait it out

but because it was the same my ISP already stored my mac address to a IP so it connected straight away
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