Cisco 1600 User Access Authentication

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Feb 8th, 2007

Hi, I bought a Cisco 1600 ROUTER off Ebay, its a used one; while booting it prompts me to put a USER ACCESS AUTHENTICATION PASSWORD. Please can someone advice on how to follow this?

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Nasser

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Collin Clark Thu, 02/08/2007 - 09:59

Sounds like someone forgot to clear their config before sending it to you. To reset the passwords you will need to perform password recovery on it. Hopefully you got a console cable with the router (should be flat and is typically blue or black). Here are directions on the password recovery.

http://cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps214/products_password_recovery09186a0080093e11.shtml

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nasatic72 Thu, 02/08/2007 - 10:34

Hi, i cant even access the router; it prompts me to enter user access verification password.

nasatic72 Thu, 02/08/2007 - 10:46

Thanks for ur respone, I have a console cable already, else it cant connect to the pc; its a sky blue colour. I have connected it as instructed,but it takes me to the same prompt

Collin Clark Thu, 02/08/2007 - 10:50

Please read the directions carefully. You need to power cycle the router and enter the Break sequence to gain access.

nasatic72 Thu, 02/08/2007 - 11:39

Bravo! its done, thanks a million for your help. I appreciate your time and energy. God bless

zzzz Nasa

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