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Reset password for linksys wireless-g router

I need to reset the password for my linksys wireless G internet router.

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  • rjassmo Apr 10, 2009

    I have a Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router. I have forgotten the password and need it. I have tried going to and typing "admin" in the password, leaving the username blank. When it didn't work, I tried pressing the reset button for 60 sec. and, since the power light didn't stop blinking, I un-plugged it for 30 sec., like a suggestion on this sight said. Then I tried the again, and it still didn't work. Anyone know how to help?


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Never mind my post. Just after I posted it, I tried jgwhomeequip's suggestion again, and it worked.

I summarize what I did:

1) press the reset button until the power light starts to blink
2) release the reset button and wait until the power light is solid again
3) type "" in the URL, and when prompted, type "admin" in the password spot, leaving username blank
4) Press enter, and the settings page should load. From here, you can change all settings.
5) For the specific problem of changing the SSID and password, go to "Wireless", "Basic Wireless Settings" (for SSID), and "Wireless Security" (for password)

It worked for me, so I hope it works for you.

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Press and hold the reset button for 60 seconds, after you release the reset button wait until the power light stops blinking. If it does not stop blinking, then unplug it for 30 seconds and plug it back in. After that type in at the address bar,

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