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Password retrieval I have a cordless Linksys router and I?ve forgotten my password for it. I wanted to know how to retrieve it without losing the settings.

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There?s not much you can do. Try to put the router?s default password which is ?admin? (lower case) and then copy the settings so you can reconstruct them after the reset of the router. Hope it works good luck.

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There?s not much you can do. Try to put the router?s default password which is ?admin? (lower case) and then copy the settings so you can reconstruct them after the reset of the router. Hope it works good luck.

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