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    Someone hijacked my network last night and my password is the same strangely. I need to be able to sign into my TalkTalk router portal at 192.168 and change it. I don't understand though...my talktalk manual says that upon resetting the router at the back you can use the original password - but it's not working.

    The router is in a control room the other side of a shared building btw

    Any help from tech wizards, I'd be most grateful / owe you one. I need my internet for my studies / everything
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    Have you tried resetting it properly? There's usually some sort of 30:30:30 rule. Power down for 30 seconds, hold the reset for 30 seconds, wait 30 seconds and power back up (may vary by device). Make sure you are doing a hard reset back to factory settings and not something else.

    Your original post doesn't quite make sense though. Someone hijacked your network but the router password is the same? So what trouble were you having logging in? What password exactly was change? You'll have a password for your wifi, a password to get into the router and possibly a separate admin password
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    (Original post by Day3091)
    Someone hijacked my network last night and my password is the same strangely. I need to be able to sign into my TalkTalk router portal at 192.168 and change it. I don't understand though...my talktalk manual says that upon resetting the router at the back you can use the original password - but it's not working.

    The router is in a control room the other side of a shared building btw

    Any help from tech wizards, I'd be most grateful / owe you one. I need my internet for my studies / everything
    The admin password on talk talk routers is separate from the wifi password
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    (Original post by Xenon17)
    The admin password on talk talk routers is separate from the wifi password
    The default is said to be on the back of the router in the manual...I've tried "admin" aswell...no idea what else it could be
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    Google the router model online. There are groups that collate default passwords for these things. If it doesn't work, you probably either didn't reset the router properly or have caps lock on.
 
 
 
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