Cisco 67x DSL Modems - Password Recovery Procedure
This document will show you how to remove the password from your Cisco modem's configuration.
**NOTE** You will lose your current configuration! So make sure you have a copy of your configuration template. Call Earthnet if you need this.
To recover the password, follow these steps:
1. Access the device through the serial Console
Speed: 38400, Data Bits: 8, Parity: N, Stop Bits: 1
2. Reboot the Cisco 67x (cycle the power by unplugging/replugging the router)
3. Issue the break command, (CTRL-C) repeatedly as soon as you reboot the Cisco (i.e. before it says "Hello!")
4. The Cisco 67x should display a prompt =>
5. Issue the command:
6. Issue the command:
Turns off monitor mode. Ignore any response from this command. The second character in m0 is the number ZERO, not the letter 'o'
7. Issue the command:
The modem should reboot, with exec and enable passwords removed.