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Offline John969

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Router PW
« on: August 24, 2017, 10:59:35 AM »
I have Premier, EVERY frigging time I run the Smart Scan I am prompted with an alert that my router (provided by my ISP XFinity) is not configured correctly, that my WiFi is configured with a weak or default PW and Avast offers a way that I can change my PW. First, that router was installed by a Comcast tech, it is NOT configured with a default PW, I chose the PW and I 100%, absolutely do not agree that the PW is weak or could easily be detected. I am tired of seeing this ALERT pop up every time I run Smart Scan, is anyone else seeing an alert such as this and do you follow Avast instructions to change your PW? I will not change mine but I wonder if I am the only person seeing this.  Thanks for any answers.

Offline Martin Kvetko

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Re: Router PW
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2017, 11:13:10 AM »
Are you sure the prompt is about router admin PW? Isn't the warning about the password for accessing your Wifi network?

Offline Eddy

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Re: Router PW
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2017, 11:17:36 AM »
Wifi password is not the same as router password.
Change it to something strong.

If avast says the password is weak it is about 100% certain that it is.