Question about Linksys BEFSR41 Cable/DSL Router W/4 Port Switch, Retail Box (DSLSBEFSR41)

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I changed my password on my router to a very large password (168 characters). It accepted it. But when I went back in to test whether I could change it again, it would not let me in. It said it couldn't validate the user. I didn't want to reset the router and loose my config data. Is that what I have to do? What is the maximum character length for the router anyway? Thanks.

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IF you don't know the password, can't duplicate it, your only option is to do a reset, at least you can get it back to square one.

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1 Click Control Panel > Device Security.
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