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Cannot access wireless router's GUI

Leslie_SLeslie_S Posts: 2
in Home Networking May 25, 2020



I'm having the same problem as described in this post:




I did not see a resolution to this problem, so I'm creating this thread.


I have a Sagemcom RAC2VIS router. When I go to, I get a very basic read only page. There's nothing I can interact. I tried instead (as suggested in the above thread), but there's nothing at that address.


I have the My Sprectrum app for my iPad, and I can change the router's name and password, but that's about it.


This is a problem because I want to connect a printer via WPS. According to the router's manual, WPS is disabled by default; you must access the router's Web GUI in order to enable it. But since that access is very limited (only 'basic router information' is presented) I'm stumped.

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  • karlbeckmankarlbeckman Posts: 2,219 ✭✭✭✭
    May 26, 2020 Accepted Answer

    From the RAC2V1A downloadable user guide, starting on page 15:


    Accessing the Configuration Interface
    Perform the following steps to access the configuration interface.
    1. If security has been properly set up on the computer to access the wireless LAN on the router, use the connection utility for the operating system to connect to the wireless LAN using its Wi-Fi network name (SSID), as shown on the security label.
    Note: If you cannot access the wireless LAN, you must first establish a wired Ethernet connection between the computer and the router.
    2. In the web browser, open the page to access the router setup. The sign-in screen for the router displays.


    Basic Configuration


    RAC2V1A Router                                                                     User Guide pg 16


    3. Enter the user name and password, and click Apply to sign in. These default sign-in credentials appear on the label on the back of the router. The Basic Wireless Settings screen displays.
    Note: The default user name and the default password are both “admin”. Both are in lower case letters.
    4. Set basic setup configuration parameters as required for the system.
    Note: Most configuration parameters that you may want to set can be accessed on the Basic Wireless Settings screen or on the LAN Setup or Wireless tabs.

    Then jump to page 18 for configuration of WPS:


    Configuring Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
    WPS is a standard method for easily configuring a secure connection between the router and computers or other wireless devices (known as enrollees) that support WPS. When WPS is enabled you can attach other wireless devices by pressing the WPS buttons on the device (if equipped) and on the router, or by entering the enrollee’s PIN and then clicking the Start WPS Association icon.
    Perform the following steps to enable the wireless network.
    1. Access and sign in to the configuration interface.
    2. Click the Basic Setup tab.
    3. Click WPS Settings in the side menu.
    4. In the appropriate section (2.4 GHz or 5 GHz), click the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Enable checkbox and click Apply to enable WPS on the system.
    a. If the client device has a WPS button, press the WPS buttons on the client device and on the router simultaneously to start the WPS association.
    Note: If you prefer, you can click Start PBC on the WPS Settings screen instead of pressing the WPS button on the back of the router.)
    b. If the client device has a PIN number, enter the enrollee’s PIN in the Enrollee PIN Code field, and then click Enroll. Enter the router’s PIN code in the Device PIN Code field if requested during connection.
    6. If the connection is successful, then the device will connect to the router. If it does not connect for some reason, then you should start the association process over.


    Onc you have successfully attached the printer, we strongly recommend that you turn off WPS by unchecking the box in step 4.



  • karlbeckmankarlbeckman Posts: 2,219 ✭✭✭✭
    May 25, 2020
    Nowadays WPS is considered so great a security breach that many router and printer manufacturers are no longer supporting it. If you are thinking of purchasing your own standalone router, you should investigate this carefully before making your selection.
  • reds91185reds91185 Posts: 2,452 ✭✭✭✭
    May 26, 2020

    Did you try ?

  • Leslie_SLeslie_S Posts: 2
    May 27, 2020
    Hi, thank you for your reply.

    I had read through this part of the manual prior to posting. Unfortunately, these steps do not work for me. If I go to, I get a read only page that lists basic info about my router; there is no way for me to interact with it in order to change any settings.

    No login dialog appears that allows me to login to my router, so there's nothing I can do to change the router's settings.
  • joerobotjoerobot Posts: 15
    May 30, 2020
    That’s the problem I’m having. I am having connection problems. My internet frequently disconnects Every few minutes or even seconds. I have had seven techs including a supervisor that all say it is fine and they don’t see anything.
    I feel that it is the modem or router and that maybe I have to change something in the settings but I can’t get into them. They no longer let you have access.
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