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How do I extract my PPoE password from config.bin?

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by pvman, Mar 20, 2006.

  1. pvman

    pvman Network Guru Member

    I've forgotten my PPoE password, but it is in my config.bin file. Is there a tool I can use to read that file?
  2. unclesem

    unclesem Network Guru Member

    You can find it in clear text in the file with any text file viewer
  3. pvman

    pvman Network Guru Member

    Thanks!! I'll give it a try!!
  4. gaogi

    gaogi Network Guru Member

  5. mcook

    mcook Network Guru Member

    Hmm! Where is that file?
  6. Mr Network

    Mr Network LI Guru Member

    If all you need is your PPPoE password, then it would seem a lot easier to simply call your ISP and ask them for it. Although I admit decoding config files is pretty cool, it might be a little overkill for this situation.

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