Dbag suggestion

Troy Arnold troy "at" troyandtina.com
Wed Nov 30 20:57:01 2005


Reset to factory defaults, from what I've found, is the only way to 
regain access to your

linksys BEFSR81

Good Luck


Shobuz99 wrote:
> Well, I don't have an IT dept.. Actually, I guess I
> would be the IT dept <smile>, because I'm the
> webmaster for the web site of this non-profit
> organization. There are just two computers here in the
> office and they were setup and connected to the router
> about 3 or 4 years ago. Nothing was written down that
> I know of, as far as pw or id. I hope the person that
> I contact (who setup the router) can remember what
> they did! 
> If I wanted to reset the router (linksys BEFSR81), as
> you suggest, would that procedure be in the router
> manual? 
> I have the manual. 
> Would I need to setup the 2 computers all over again,
> from scratch? 
> I don't have any other ideas..
> Thanks for your replies and help
> shobuz99
>
> --- John Aldrich <JAldrich "at" covista.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> You should definitely check with your IT department,
>> if such exists. If not,
>> see if you can locate the person who originally set
>> up the router. If all
>> else fails, you should be able to reset it back to
>> the factory specs,
>> including the default username and password.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com
>> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com]On
>> Behalf Of Shobuz99
>> Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 12:16 PM
>> To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
>> Subject: Dbag suggestion
>>
>>
>> Well.. I tried your suggestion. I used the address
>> that you suggested and sure enough, a login screen
>> appeared. I left the ID blank and used - admin - for
>> the password. it would not let me in. It told me
>> that
>> '401 Authorization Required' "This server could not
>> verify that you are authorized to access. Either you
>> supplied the wrong credentials(e.g., bad password),
>> or
>> your browser doesn't understand how to supply the
>> credentials required." 
>> Since this is the office machine, it's entirely
>> possible that whomever set up the router, actually
>> created a password to get into the router config. If
>> that's not teh reason, what else could it be? This
>> has
>> become very interesting to me.
>> Thanks for your help
>> Shobuz99
>>
>>     
>>> You can get to the router config page by using your
>>>       
>> web >browser. Since 
>>     
>>> you probably have never gone to it before put
>>> http://192.168.1.1 in the 
>>> browser and hit enter it will then ask you for a
>>>       
>> user
>> name and 
>>     
>>> password, 
>>> leave the user name blank and just put admin in as
>>>       
>> password. >This should get you into the router
>> config
>> main page. I have >never installed any of 
>>     
>>> the software that comes with cable modems or
>>>       
>> routers
>> for home >use so im not sure if there is another way
>> to get to the >configuration page other 
>>     
>>> then pointing a web browser at the routers IP. Once
>>>       
>> you are in >the config page go to applications and
>> gaming and you should be >on the port forwarding
>> page.. GOOD LUCK =)
>>
>>
>>
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