NETGEAR RangeMax™ NEXT Wireless Router WNR834B User Manual
2-14 Safeguarding Your Network
v2.1, July 2007
Changing the Administrator Password
The default password for the router’s Web Configuration Manager is password. NETGEAR
recommends that you change this password to a more secure password.
To change the Administrator password:
1. From the main menu of the browser interface, under the Maintenance heading, select Set
Password to display the Set Password menu.
2. To change the password, first enter the old password, then enter the new password twice.
3. Click Apply.
Backing Up Your Configuration
The configuration settings of the WNR834B are stored within the router in a configuration file.
You can back up (save) this file and retrieve it later. NETGEAR recommends that you save your
Tip: Before changing the router password, use the router backup utility to save your
configuration settings with the default password of password. If you save the
settings with a new password, and you later forget the new password, you will have
to reset the router back to the factory defaults and log in using the default password
of password. This means you will have to re-enter all the router configuration
Figure 2-8
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