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Author Topic: Eir broadband modem hacked - Zyxel D1000 and Zyxel P-660HN-T1A  (Read 2284 times)


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Eir broadband modem hacked - Zyxel D1000 and Zyxel P-660HN-T1A
« on: December 06, 2016, 12:47:00 PM »

Modems hacked , below is what to do in the meantime...

Step 1: Check if your modem is a D1000 or P-660HN-T1A model. The model type can be found on the label on the underside of the modem.

Step 2: Turn the modem power off before proceeding. The on/off button can be found at the back of the modem.

Step 3: Remove the network cable that is connected to the grey-coloured DSL slot which is situated at the back of the modem just next to the left aerial.

Step 4: Turn the modem back on.

Step 5: Locate the reset hole.  On the D1000 model, the reset hole can be found on the right hand side of the modem. On the P-660HN-T1A model, it can be found at the back of the modem. Please see images below for clarity.

Step 6: You will need a ballpoint pen or paper clip for this step. Push a ballpoint pen or paperclip into the reset hole and hold for 10 seconds.

Step 7: Release the ballpoint pen or paperclip from the reset hole.

Step 8: Wait for a few minutes until the lights on the modem are no longer blinking and are showing solid.

Step 9: Re-insert the network cable to the DSL slot at the back of the modem. After reinserting the cable, the DSL light on the front of the modem will begin to blink.

Step 10: Once this light is solid, you will notice the internet light to the right of it will turn red for approximately 20 seconds.

Step 11: If the internet light remains red for longer than 20 seconds, you will need to again turn the power off and on.

Once the internet light is solid green, your modem is reset.

Step 12: Once you have reset your modem, you need to change both your modem administration password as well as your WiFi password. These should be strong and different passwords. Instructions on how to change both passwords are available on the support page of Eirís website at