Default password

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

default passwordA default password is a password (usually "123," "admin," "root," "password," "<blank>," "secret," or "access") assigned to a program or hardware device by the developer or manufacturer. Although default passwords may help protect from some users, anyone who knows what they are doing can usually guess a default password.

Therefore, it is always recommended that you change your default password to a password only you would know. Leaving the default password enabled is almost as bad as having no password at all.

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