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I've forgotten my password - Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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  • kdhayden Jan 12, 2009

    we are afraid to reset our router to reset the password because we don't remember all of the original settings and everything is working good for us now. we just need password to get into settings to replicate them for another household that is trying to get their sytem connected to the same T1 line. can you help? could we access these needed settings from the cisco router that it goes thru to the T1?

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    I purchased a second computer and a wireless G adapter for the new computer. I'm trying to set it up through my wireless router however it is asking me for the network key or passphrase. I forgot it. what can I do to retreive the network key from the router?

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So its time to recover your lost password:

1. Right-click on the icon in your taskbar that represents your wireless Internet connection.
2. Select "Open Network and Sharing Center." 3. Click "Manage Wireless Networks."
4. Click the icon that represents the wireless Internet connection you are trying to recover the password for. Select "Properties" from the toolbar.
5. Select the "Security" tab. check the "Show Characters" box to display the password for that particular wireless Internet connection.

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DOH! Sorry to hear that! Unless you can remember it, you'll need to reset your router to the factory defaults, which will unlock your password. Your router should have a tiny button on it you'd typically use a ball point pen to depress, which resets it to factory defaults.

Some routers, like linksys, don't have an actual user name so be sure you're leaving that blank. If it is a linksys, the default username is blank, and the password is admin. You'll want to change that quickly and I recommend writing your password in sharpie under your router if you're the forgetful type.

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Computer Hope does not assist users in bypassing this security measure. If this is your router and you've forgotten the username or password we suggest that the router be hard reset and then setup with a new username and password.
Default username and password

Before doing a hard reset on the router you may want to try the default username and password. While this is not the same for all routers, this may allow you access to your router.

Username: Admin or Administrator
Password: <Blank>, try just pressing enter or try "admin" as the password as well.

If this does not work and you believe the router is using the default username and passwords try viewing the default settings at routerpasswords.com.
Resetting your router

If the default username and password doesn't work it's likely you or someone whose setup your router has enabled a password that has been forgotten. Thankfully most routers will have a small pinhole button on the back or bottom of the router (like that shown in the picture to the right), pressing this button in and holding on this button for 10-15 seconds will hard reset the router. After this has been done setup the router again and enter a username and password that you can write down.
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To restore the router configuration to factory defaults, hold the reset button on the unit for 30 seconds.
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