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Can you be a bit more specific? Resetting default settings? What are you resetting exactly? A Full Factory recovery?
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Steps to Restore Original Settings
This restores the original device settings.After resetting, the device may take a longer time to power on. Documents, contact information, calender entries and files are unaffected.
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The router can be set to factory default by performing either of these two steps:
NOTE: Pressing the Reset button
on the back of the router for 30 seconds will reset your router to its
factory default settings. All of the settings of the router will then
be erased and the router's IP address will become 192.168.1.1.
To perform a hardware reset on your Linksys router, follow these steps:
Resetting the Router Using the Reset Button
Take note of the current settings of the router before resetting.
Press and hold the Reset button of the router for 30 seconds.
Figure 1: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys BEFW11S4 router.
NOTE: The image may vary depending on the model number of the Linksys device.
Figure 2: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys WRT54GX router.
Figure 3: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys WRT54GC router.
NOTE: If the image of your router looks different from the ones shown above, consult your router documentation.
If the normal reset does not work, try to press and hold the Reset button for three seconds. The Ethernet light should go OFF then back ON. Unplug and re-plug the router's power adapter while pressing the Reset button. Keep holding the reset until the power light stops blinking.
NOTE: The router must be powered ON when you press the Reset button.
To reset the router via its web-based setup page, follow the steps below.
Resetting the Router Using the Web-Based Setup Page
Access the router's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.
NOTE: To learn how to access the router's web-based setup page using a Mac computer, click here.
When the router's web-based setup page appears, click Administration then click on Factory Defaults.
NOTE: If the screen on your router's web-based setup page looks different, click here.
Click on Restore Factory Defaults and select Yes.
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