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Avast wifi password change
« on: November 07, 2017, 09:18:50 PM »
Hello all,

One of my networks has a weak password, according to Avast Free. However, when I attempt to change it Avast takes me to the network's login page, which is an http website (w/ no https version) and thus should not have passwords entered into it. Any solutions? Screenshots can be taken if needed.

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Re: Avast wifi password change
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2017, 09:56:56 PM »
The web address or a screenshot would be helpful.
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Re: Avast wifi password change
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2017, 10:55:20 PM »
To change your wifi routers password you have to open its settings and that is normally done using an IP address, whist this opens in your browser and has an IPv4 HTTP address it is a local address.

See https://www.howtogeek.com/233421/how-to-change-your-wifi-networks-name-and-password/ as an example.

So as Bob asks, the IP address is crucial, it should be a local IP address, the Default Gateway IP address.
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