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I have the Linksys Router Model # WRT54GV8. It has been a while since I have added a laptop to this connection and I have forgotten the security code ( router Pass word) . Please advise on procedures to reset the password. The router and the internet connectivity are fine. I am trying to add an additional laptop. Can you help?

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  • kennedyelayn Dec 06, 2008

    Hello Big Poppa Ma What address do I use to log into the router,

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    same

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There are a reset bottom in the back, click it when it is on for 10 or 15 second until the power led blinks then it will rest to default password, but this will remove all the setting, then you will have to reprogram it.

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You can log into your router. You have to be hard wired into the router. Ethernet cable. once you are hard wired connected type 192.168.1.1 in your address bar and you will get a log in screen. Hopefully you saved your login but if there isn't, just push ok and it will take you into the router screen if you never set up a user name and password, from there you push the wireless tab and look up the password. If you can't remember your log in. you may just need to reset the router by the reset button and set everything up again.

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    Big Poppa Marv Dec 06, 2008

    its been awhile but leave the username blank and password is admin or vice versa

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