I have had 50mb broadband using the superhub for about a year. I have an x-box and desktop hard-wired to the router and have lap-tops and phones linked wireless. About 2 months ago i started having problems with the wireless connect things, where they couldn't connect at all or if they managed to connect would loose connection after a couple of minutes. I decided today to reset the router back to factory settings as i cannot remember the username and password that i put in when i reset them.
I have tried holding the reset button in for 30 secs then unplugging router for 60secs as stated in the help pages but didn't work. Tried unplugging it and powering it back up with the reset button pressed until all the lights went blue but still to no affect. I need to get this resolved as kids are driving me up the wall because they cant get online with all their devices. Already had to run an extra cable upstairs so my daughter can use her laptop.
I don't want to refer it to virgin until i have exhausted all avenues as i will probably end up getting charged. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
If you have done a factory reset the username should be admin and password changeme
Double check you have entered exactly with no caps or anything. If you are sure and still can't get in I would be a little worried as that is what it should default to. If you still cannot get in you may need it swapped.
i used admin and changeme before i started this thread but still wouldn't let me in. thats why i posted this thread. my thinking was to reset superhub back to factory settings and see if it worked ok with the wireless devices then check if it received any updates which may have mucked up the wireless settings.
after i altered the passwords and put in the wireless password and ssid name, didn't think anymore about the passwords.
Follow these instructions to reset the Virgin Media Super hub. After that use default username and password to log in to superhub config pages.
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The reason why you keep losing wifi is that you need to change the radio channel on your super hub.go into wifi settings on hub look at the page with your ssid and security password, and you will see channel. Take it off auto as this is not very reliable and try channel 1 then click save. try that, if no success try other channels and save until your wifi stays on.
A tool like Wi-Fi Analyser on your phone (mine's android, but I'm sure there must be an iEquivalent too) is a good way to find the best local frequencies to choose, as it shows what channels all of the local access points are using.