I have just bought the above seeing as my 530 is now obsolete but many years of good service from it. Problem is I cannot change the password on the Web interface and end up having to reboot the modem. I have seen various forums stating:- Password = blank Username = Admin, Password = Admin
Even if I try to create and change user (password should be the same as username) nothing happens and I cannot access the Web interface unless I reset to factory default!
I've never played with the 536 but other Speedtouches I've meddled with have a reset switch on the back. You get at it with a paperclip in the manner you would to eject a stubborn optical drive, save for in this case rather than mechanical force you're depressing a minuscule switch for a 20 seconds [or 'till lights indicate some sort of happening]. Worth a looksie.
First of all run a fresh setup without making any changes to the modem security settings Then proceed by opening a telnet session with the modem (open a CMD prompt on your PC and type: telnet 192.168.1.254 <enter>).
When asked for username type: Administrator and leave the password blank.
When you are granted access to the modem type: user flush <enter>
All users have now been deleted.
Exit the telnetsession, and re-open the telnetsession. This time, use no username and password. Type menu, go to the users menu.
Go to 'add' by using the arrows on your keyboard
Add a new user with the following settings:
name: name of user Password: password of user role: SuperUser
The other fields can be left blank.
Then by using the tab-key to select OK <enter>. Move out of the menu by selecting Cancel (possibly several times).
When you are back at the prompt type: saveall <enter> You can now close the cmd window.
You will now have enabled the protection on the modem interface.
Not tried it yet though.
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