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Wannabe Geek


Topic # 62786 14-Jun-2010 21:34 Send private message

i recently bought a thomson TG585 off a friend of mine thinking everything would just work when i plugged it in. to my dismay i discovered that i needed to enter some username and password that i had "received from telecom" the username is an email address.

the thing is, my internet connection is with vodafone(ihug) so i don't have a telecom username or password.

how can i get around this so i can use this router?
do i see if i have a vodafone password and username i could use?
or do i get my friend to find out theirs and put it in for me??



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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 341703 14-Jun-2010 21:47 Send private message

Im fairly sure they are locked to the Telecom network.

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  Reply # 341751 15-Jun-2010 00:29 Send private message

They aren't locked

1: Find out your vodafone username and password for your adsl connection (eg: Username:  [email protected] Password: youpassword)
2: In the Thomson's admin UI on the Broadband Connection page, under Internet Services, click Disconnect and it should prompt you for a username/password to reconnect
3: Enter your vodafone login details and connect

Profit

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  Reply # 341768 15-Jun-2010 07:46 Send private message

According to here:

"it shouldnt be locked.

the gateway is http://192.168.1.254/
the default username is Administrator and no password - so it shouldnt ask you for any login"

--cody



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  Reply # 342047 15-Jun-2010 18:47 Send private message

Shot Ragnor

works pro as

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