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    Very Quick Help Needed About Username/password ********

    This is a discussion on Very Quick Help Needed About Username/password ******** within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; Hi, Is it possible to use the Sky Netgear Router with a different ISP. Basically I have switched to AOL ...

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      Very Quick Help Needed About Username/password ********

      Hi,

      Is it possible to use the Sky Netgear Router with a different ISP. Basically I have switched to AOL and they have supplied me with a username and password, i've not received the router yet but my sky connection has today cancelled so i'm internetless (typing from work).

      can the sky routers username/password be changed & if so how? hoping that this may let me connect to aol.

      this is a temporary fix until the new router arrives.


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      Re: Very Quick Help Needed About Username/password ********

      You need to flas it with the latest Netgear Firmware..

      Ive done it! Flashed router and got my sky password!

      ^^How to flash it..

      and the latest firmware can be found here..

      Support Page

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      Re: Very Quick Help Needed About Username/password ********

      Well, in fact, it can be done without having to reflash the router.

      Use the Mognuts Utility to enable telnet on the router, then telnet into the router and type the following commands at the # prompt:
      • nvram set pppoa_username=your_AOL_username
      • nvram set pppoa_password=your_AOL_password
      The router will keep the AOL settings even if you switch the router off, but make sure you don't select the "Revert to Factory Default Settings" option, because that'll put your username and password back to their Sky settings.

      I thought it was worth pointing this out, because some people have problems reflashing the router - it seems to work for some people, but not for others.

     

     

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