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Password I have a linksys that I am trying to connect to my new laptop to access the internet wireless.......my son-in-law gave me this linksys but he forgot the password...what do I do?

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  • SOUP2094 Jan 02, 2009

    My older daughter passed away and we are trying to hook up an IPod touch to it. when she was killed she took the password with her. I need help with changing her password.Please help me.
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Since you forgto the password the best way to make this router work fine is to reset it and reconfigure it back, To reset it just press and hold the reset button for 15 seconds while the power is ON, then if you still have the setup CD just run and that should take care of everyting, but if you don't have the setup CD you can manually configure it by accessing the router setup page if you're not familiar on how to do that better call LInksys tech support and let one of their tech walk you through with that process they are open 24/7 this is the number 800-3267114..........

Hope that helps............

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The post says he has a router "linksys wireless-g access point router" ???

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Easy Solution (you should be so lucky)
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Alternative Method
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Open Internet Explorer > Tools > Internet Options > Connections Tab > LAN Settings > check the Automatically detect settings

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*note* do this for your home one and delete your son-in-law's connection. If you don't know which is which just leave them and see what connect's then delete the others.

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