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Offline dougal

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Re: FBI urges public to reboot home routers amid malware attack
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2018, 12:10:35 am »
Yeah, was going to post about it earlier. My router isn't on the list but I restarted it anyway and I'm going to reset it tomorrow.
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Re: FBI urges public to reboot home routers amid malware attack
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2018, 10:29:59 am »
curious to understand what you mean by 'reset'...factory reset? wondering about firmware upgrades, if that's the case.

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Re: FBI urges public to reboot home routers amid malware attack
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2018, 12:52:55 pm »
Yeah, a factory reset. Like it explains at the link - it's a depressed button that you need to use a thin thing like a paperclip to access and usually hold for 30 seconds. I think that you would have to reinstall any firmware upgrades because I believe it puts it back to the way it was when you first pulled it out of the box.
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