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Re-entering your network security settings

8. when you reset your Verizon MI424WR router to the default settings, it reverted to WEP encryption and is using the encryption key printed on the label on the bottom of the router.

  1. If your other wireless network devices are configured to use the default WEP encryption key printed on the label of your router, you can click Apply to save your settings and then close the configuration window. No other actions are needed.
  2. If your other wireless network devices are configured to use a different WEP encryption key, you will need to enter the updated WEP encryption key.
  3. If you strengthened your network security by configuring your wireless network to use WPA encryption, you must re-enter all your WPA encryption settings.
  4. If you strengthened your network security by configuring your wireless network to use WPA2 encryption, you must re-enter all your WPA2 encryption settings.
Re-entering the WEP key for your Verizon 9100EM network

9. Select the level of WEP encryption you were using on your home network (64/40 bit or 128/104 bit).

10. Select the format for your WEP encryption key (Hex or ASCII). It must be the same as you assigned to all the other computers and devices connected to your wireless network.

  1. If your router is using an older version of firmware, you will not see this option.

11. Enter your network's WEP encryption key in the Key Code field. It must be the same as you assigned to all the other computers and devices connected to your wireless network.

12. Click Apply to save your security settings.

13.Close the Verizon 9100 configuration screen.

Verizon 9100EM Troubleshooting

Re-entering your WPA security information

After you've reset your router to the factory defaults, you can use the default user name and password to access the configuration screen and update your network's security settings.

Note: The configuration screens may vary slightly depending on when you purchased your router and the version of firmware running on it.

  1. Open your Web browser and enter http://192.168.1.1 in the Address field.

2. If prompted, enter your router user name in the New User Name field and your password in the New Password field. The password must be at least 6 characters long and include at least one alpha numeric character. [Show Me]

3. Re-enter your password in the Retype New Password field.

4. Select your time zone in the Time Zone field.

Re-entering your network's SSID

5. Click the Wireless Settings icon at the top of the screen.

6. Click Basic Security Settings in the left navigation panel.

7. Enter the new SSID in the SSID field. It must be the same SSID assigned to the other computers and devices connected to your wireless network

Re-entering your network's SSID

8. Click Advanced Security Settings in the left navigation panel. [Show Me]

9. Select WPA2 in the Level 1 section to enable WPA2 network encryption.

10. Select WPA2 in the Stations Security Type field.

11. Confirm that Pre-Shared Key is selected in the Authentication Method field. [Show Me]

12. Select the same format (ASCII or Hex) as you used for entering your WPA encryption key for the other computers and devices connected to your wireless network. [Show Me]

13. Enter your WPA2 encryption key in the Pre-Shared Key field. It must be the same as the WPA key assigned to all the other devices connected to your wireless network.

Re-entering your WPA2 security information

Your Verizon 9100 router is now using WEP encryption, which is the default setting. You must re-enter your WPA2 security settings to match the settings assigned to the other devices connected to your wireless home network.

Note: The configuration screens may vary slightly depending on when you purchased your router and the version of firmware running on it.

  1. Open your Web browser and enter http://192.168.1.1 in the Address field.

2. If prompted, enter your router user name in the New User Name field and your password in the New Password field. The password must be at least 6 characters long and include at least one alpha numeric character. [Show Me]

3. Re-enter your password in the Retype New Password field.

4. Select your time zone in the Time Zone field.

Re-entering your SSID settings

5. Click the Wireless Settings icon at the top of the screen.

6. Click Basic Security Settings in the left navigation panel.

7. Enter the new SSID in the SSID field. It must be the same SSID assigned to the other computers and devices connected to your wireless network.

Re-entering your WPA security settings

8. Click Advanced Security Settings in the left navigation panel. [Show Me]

9. Select WPA in the Stations Security Type field.

10. onfirm that Pre-Shared Key is selected in the Authentication Method field. [Show Me]

11. elect the same format (ASCII or Hex) as you used for entering your WPA encryption key for the other computers and devices connected to your wireless network. [Show Me]

12. Enter your WPA encryption key in the Pre-Shared Key field. It must be the same as the WPA key assigned to all the other devices connected to your wireless network.

Re-entering your encryption algorithm settings

13. Confirm that AES is selected in the Encryption Algorithm field. [Show Me]

14. Select Group Key Update Interval if you previously had a new WPA key automatically generated at a specified time interval.

15. If you enabled Group Key Update Interval in the previous step, enter the number of seconds before a new WPA encryption code is automatically generated. You must enter the same interval as you used for the other devices connected to your wireless network.[Show Me]

16. Click Apply to save your WPA settings.

Re-entering your WPA2 security information

Your Verizon 9100 router is now using WEP encryption, which is the default setting. You must re-enter your WPA2 security settings to match the settings assigned to the other devices connected to your wireless home network.

Note: The configuration screens may vary slightly depending on when you purchased your router and the version of firmware running on it.

  1. Open your Web browser and enter http://192.168.1.1 in the Address field.

2. If prompted, enter your router user name in the New User Name field and your password in the New Password field. The password must be at least 6 characters long and include at least one alpha numeric character. [Show Me]

3. Re-enter your password in the Retype New Password field.

4. Select your time zone in the Time Zone field.

Re-entering your network's SSID

5. Click the Wireless Settings icon at the top of the screen.

6. Click Basic Security Settings in the left navigation panel.

7. Enter the new SSID in the SSID field. It must be the same SSID assigned to the other computers and devices connected to your wireless network.

8. Click Advanced Security Settings in the left navigation panel. [Show Me]

9. Select WPA2 in the Level 1 section to enable WPA2 network encryption.

 

10. Select WPA2 in the Stations Security Type field.

11. Confirm that Pre-Shared Key is selected in the Authentication Method field. [Show Me]

12. Select the same format (ASCII or Hex) as you used for entering your WPA encryption key for the other computers and devices connected to your wireless network. [Show Me]

13. Enter your WPA2 encryption key in the Pre-Shared Key field. It must be the same as the WPA key assigned to all the other devices connected to your wireless network.

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