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  • My roommate changed the wifi password

 
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    12-18-2012, 12:18 PM
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Changing Wifi password help.

I need help. I need to change my Wifi password [because awful roommate decided not to pay me his share of the bill, so he doesn't deserve internet anymore]. The problem is that I do not have the laptop I used to set up the Wifi and I couldn't figure out how to do it on my other roommate's laptop [I am computer-less]. Is there a way for me to do it from her laptop? If you know how, I need step by step "pretend I'm stupid" instructions, as this is way over my head. I'm a technological ******. -_-

If there is no easy way, I'm calling Comcast and will see if they can walk me through it, or see if I can bring in the modem and just exchange it for a new one, or cancel internet altogether [as it is more inconvenient for awful roommate to not have it than it is for my other roommate and I].

But anyways, changing the password would be ideal. Any help from those that are more tech-savvy than I? Pretty please!? Thanks in advance!
     
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    12-18-2012, 12:23 PM
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It's your router that has the password, not the modem. Look for your routers box or check their website for instructions. You'll have to go to a specific IP address to do it.
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    12-18-2012, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by DancingArabian    
It's your router that has the password, not the modem. Look for your routers box or check their website for instructions. You'll have to go to a specific IP address to do it.
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Thank you, but you think I'm smarter than I am, lol. You may as well have just typed out the alphabet for all I can take from that.

My tech-savvy friend tried looking it up online but wasn't able to get around the fact that it was a different laptop trying to set things up or change it, not the laptop that originally set up the wifi and password.
     
    12-18-2012, 12:58 PM
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Hi riccil0ve,

Try visiting http://192.168.1.1

That is the internal network address for many wireless routers' admin panels.
     
    12-18-2012, 06:23 PM
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He paid me! Woo! Wasn't expecting him to. At least I don't have to worry about this anymore.
     

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