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Changing password I was given a linsky wirelless-g 2.4. I need to change the password but don't know how.

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  • lisaeg Mar 06, 2009

    I tried no user name and admin for the password. It doesn't work I get a 401 authorization error. I called my brother in law who owned it and he doesn't remember the username, or password. Is there a way to completely reset to 0, and start from scratch.? I have also pushed the reset button.


    Lisa g

  • lisaeg Mar 09, 2009

    I did this, will this able me to reset the user name and password?

    thank you for your assistance

  • Eric Lanning May 11, 2010

    If you do not already know the password for the router, the only way to reset the password is to use the small reset button in the back of the router. That will reset all of the settings to the routers default.

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    EmotionLess May 11, 2010

    If you are trying to change the router password you could try the following instructions:

    1) Open your Internet Explorer program or any other web browser.

    2) In the Address Box at the top of the browser window, type and then click on Go, or press the Enter key on the keyboard. A window should appear in the center of the screen asking for your User Name and Password. 

    3) Leave the User Name box blank. Type admin in the Password box, then click on OK, or press the Enter key on the keyboard.

    Note: To change the password from admin to a more secure password:

    1) Click on the Administration tab when the Linksys Wireless Router Setup page appears.

    2) Type the password you want in the Password: box next to Local Router Access.

    3) Click on Save Settings.




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You need to unplug the router, hold the reset for 20 seconds...plug it back in, let it boot, press and hold reset for another 20 seconds.  Unplug it and wait for 10 seconds and reconnect the power.

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