How to Chang
over from sky’ s firmware to Sagem’ s Generic and how to get your username and password.
you do to your
is at your own risk! This
will void the warranty. Skys terms
state you are not to use another route
r etc bla
bla fook sky..
Reason: loads more settings and it solved my slow wireless speeds.
Plug in the Ethernet cable that came with your router for this and disconnect wireless.
Download the generic fw from here
you modem and write down the network WPA password and mac address, in the exact same
case as they appear on the
bottom, the WPA key is always uppercase
always hex decimal
browse over to
tick the box in the middle and
click f@st 2504, on the next
screen add your mac and WPA key exactly how they appear on the
router config page or bottom of router.
make sure you enter the mac address in the exact format with :’s in it e.g 00:1d:74:e
Once you press en
ter it will provide the username and password for your router! This is not magic all
it does is use the algorithm sky uses when sending out the routers. You will notice the first part of
the username if the mac without :’s and the password is random
@skydsl Password: B0/K7ERQ3iGmaC+
Write these down or copy and paste them exactly how they are and keep them safe, save to hd and
to another place i.e usb pen drive.
unzip the file from the top of the guide with
winrar rarlabs.com to some
the root of your c:
Login to the router by putting 192.168.0.1 into your browser and and press enter, then enter admin
as login and sky as the password. Click
on upgrade router at the top once
you are in.
The press cho
se file and browse to where ever you unzipped the downloaded achive and select
Your router will upgrade
to the generic firmware within 5 mins, do not inter
rupt this process as
it may kill the router. Once finished the router should reboot and your computer will re gain connectivity,
if not manually turn it off and on. Once its back on open up a command prompt by type telnet 192.168.1.1 it
should ask you for
a username and password if telnet doesn’ t work on
7 and vista go to control
panel, programs and features, turn windows features on and off, and click telnet client and press ok, once
it finishes go back to the command prompt and try again.
and password on the new firmware is admin
And the router address is 192.168.1.1 for your
browser and telnet this can be changed back to 192.168.0.1 later once you are all sorted, if you have issues
into the ne
w address change over to that su
b net in your lan
, change back when done/
Press 3 and enter for WAN
Press 1 and enter to configure
Follow all the below settings when asked
WAN ID [0
Service name ()
: SKY (fook knows what this is)
: add your username from step 2a
password from step
Idle timeout (minutes) [0
n method [1
PPP IP address [1
PPP MTU [38
to exit and 13
to save and reboot the rooter and you are done.
After steps; Make sure you re enable network security
and configure it how you like…. It should look like