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There is a way to retrieve a router admin password without hard reset? I'm loggen on LAN and know username and local ip address...


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closed as off-topic by Scott Pack, TildalWave, Xander, NULLZ, tylerl Jun 30 '13 at 7:08

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It's a password. If it was retrievable, the box would be hackable. So, no. – Fiasco Labs Jun 29 '13 at 17:33

The only way to retrieve your router's password would be by brute-forcing using tools like THC Hydra.

As you stated, it would be much simpler to reset the configuration.

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