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Router login problem


My sister forgot her password for linksys wireless router
How can it be reset so I can also go wireless on my new computer?

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There is some information on the following link:

http://www.housing.colostate.edu/tech/LinksysWAP54G.htm

Also you can reset the access point, by putting a paper clip into the reset hole for a few seconds. I think the default username and password is "admin"

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Hi ,


To reset the Linksys back to the default settings - Press and hold the pinhole RESET button at the back of the router with the power ON for 20 secs. then release the RESET button.
To connect to your wireless router, the router's wireless settings needs to be configured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also the wireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured with these router's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicate with your wireless router.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL
http://192.168.1.1
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin
You can protect your router by changing the default admin PW (write it down and put it in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2 encryption.
Now apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer.
To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on this link and follow my instructions :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

Nov 28, 2012 | Linksys E3000 Wireless Router

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Forgot my router password


To reset the Linksys back to the default settings - Press and hold the pinhole RESET button at the back of the router with the power ON for 20 secs. then release the RESET button.
To connect to your wireless router, the router's wireless settings needs to be configured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also the wireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured with these router's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicate with your wireless router.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL
http://192.168.1.1
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin
You can protect your router by changing the default admin PW (write it down and put it in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2 encryption.
Now apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer.
To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on this link and follow my instructions :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

Oct 08, 2012 | Linksys WRH54G Wireless Router

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Forgot user name and password need to add new


Sorry but this is the only to reset the password

Press the Reset Button for approximately 10 seconds

Resetting the Router will erase all of your settings (WEP Encryption, Wireless and LAN settings, etc.) and replace them with the factory defaults.

Jun 06, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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How can i secure my linksys router without my username and password?


with the installation CD or by pressing the button if there is one on the front.
if you forgot the login/pass it is
login = blank password = admin
you can reset your router if that doesn't work by holding the reset button on the back for 30 seconds.
then you can login to it with internet explorer browse to http://192.168.1.1
click on wireless
choose wireless security and select wpa personal.
create a passphase that you will use to join your wireless network with any wireless device.

Apr 04, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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Old computer crashed, forgot my router's password for my new computer toget back on line.


if you have a linksys router then you can just reset it to factory settings by holding the reset button on the back for 30 seconds when you power it on.
then you can go to http://192.168.1.1
default login is blank and password is admin.

Mar 31, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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I forgot my password


Hi,
If you have forgotten the router password you can reset it.
To do this, turn the router upside down and look for a small pinhole that says reset. Get a stapler and press and hold the reset button for 5 seconds.
The router will reset to factory defaults and you will be able to login again using the default username and password. For linksys routers is "admin" for both fields.

Feb 16, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I have a t-mobile linksys router. old computers and phone work fine. new laptop doesn't because i forgot or don't know the password for the router. is there a way to find this?


Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable.
Then you can access it with following defaults link.
http://192.168.1.1
or
http://192.168.0.1
type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password".
Then you can see configuration of router.
Click on wireless and then wep security there is wep code it is your password to connect wifi.If it in * or # format then you need to set new add new WEP code then save settings it is your new password for connect internet.
Let me know if you need further assistance.Thanks for uisng FixYa.

Dec 07, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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How can i change my linksis wifi password


access the GUI if it still on the default settings otherwise press the reset button at the back

Sep 17, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I forgot my password


If you have forgotten your LinkSys router password, the easiest thing to do is to reset your router to the factory default settings.

To restore the router configuration to factory defaults, hold the reset button on the unit for 30 seconds.

Once your router is hard reset, you will need to login and reconfigure it again.

To reconfigure your LinkSys, connect a PC to one of it's Ethernet ports, load a web browser, and go to the URL http://192.168.1.1/. This will take you to a popup box which asks you to enter a username and password to login to your router.

LinkSys Default Password

On older LinkSys routers, the default username is blank and the default password is "admin." On newer Linksys routers, both the default username and the default password are set to "admin."

Once you are past the login screen, you are able to reconfigure the LinkSys router.

Sep 08, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Forgot password to add new computer to router


Hi!

Press the reset button for 10 seconds. It set the factory default
settings. The router will erase all information, the DSL settings too.

After that you can login in with the default password, via web
interface:

http://192.168.1.1

username: admin
password: admin

The default username and password is admin/admin.
I hope it hekos.












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