Reset dreambox 500s user and password

The default user and pass on a dreambox 500s is root and dreambox

just found this might help

You can reset your dreambox password using dreambox remote:

1.install tuxbox commander using addons button
2. Start tuxboxcomander
3.go to in /var/etc/ and open the file passwd 4 on remote to go into edit mode.
The first line is root:*****:0:0:root:/home/root:/bin/sh
where the ****** delete it (by using remote arrows to move cursor right and then pressing volume minus)
delete *** until upto :0:0:root

and press ok and exit -> save

the first line should look like this after the edit

then login with user root and password leave empty

you could telnet and change the empty password with your own so known can easily hack into your dm box.

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