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Netgear Modem Router Problem


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Bruce42

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Having lost internet connection which seemed to be  linked to the above, I have used the Netgear set-up wizard to restore the item to normal working order - but this has given the unit a NEW WPA-PSK + WPA2-PSK Security Encryption password.

 

Would it be OK for me to simply delete this and re-type the old password and say apply? This, if it works without any complications,would allow me to avoid re-configuring all the other tablets, sky boxes etc that use wireless connection but now cannot link because they all have the old password.


Edited by Bruce42, 26 December 2014 - 03:34 PM.

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Facedown98

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Hi Bruce,

 

Just to recap, you're asking if you can replace the new WPA2 key with another, which you previously used. Is that correct?

 

If I understand correctly, then there should be no problems with doing so. The password can be changed to just about anything you want. Any restrictions such as capital letters, special symbols, character requirements, etc will be listed in the instructions when you attempt to change it.

 

I think you're on the right track but let us know if you have any trouble.


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Facedown98 Thank you very much. I thought it would be OK, but I could forsee some really complicated situations developing if for any reason it didn't. I have now manually returned the password to the former one, and everything is back and working. Many thanks for your help.


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You're welcome! Glad you're on the right track. See you around!

 

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