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My wireless router now has a lock on it. i did not put a lock on it. How do I unlock it?

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    Tom Arsenault May 11, 2010

    Would help if we had more info. What router? Have you tried anything? Any error or pop up messages?

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Refer to the users guide.  There will be a reset switch on the router.  This will reset all the settings to their original manufacture settings.

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