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Have linksys wrt54gs & have trouble accessing password

After roomate changed from 'admin' I couldn't gain access to re-set or change any configurations. I was told what it shoud be & he said it did work. Now of course a couple months later (& he's moved) I am trying to change the password so I can set a new device to use it. But not sure if there is also a username after I enter ip address 192.168.1.1 in new browser window .. & password he gave me without anything in user name field doesn't gain me access either. ..help?

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Try just picking the user name that he had, the password will fill in automaticlly, unless you have typed something else in trying to open the page.Or reset the router, by pressing the button or using a ballpoint in the little whole, "depending on which version you have", that should clear it back to Admin. remember Admin goes on line 2, leave line 1 open

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Hold the reset button on the router for about 30 seconds. This will reset it to the factory defaults. Both the ID and PW will be admin


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Change the existing password to new 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 to protect your wireless network and Internet from unauthorized access.
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

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How to setup security on linksy router go to 192.168.1.1 ask for username and password nothing works


First, be sure that 192.168.1.1 is in fact the address of your router. Follow the following steps to confirm this information in windows.

1) Press the Windows key and "R" key simultaneously
2) Type "cmd" and press enter
3) Type "ipconfig" into the command prompt
4) The ip address following the label "Default Gateway" is the ip you should be entering into your web browser in order to access the router.

The default password for this model router is "admin" while the username is "admin". If these credentials do not allow you access to the router, someone has changed these settings without your knowledge.

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I am having trouble connecting my Samsung BD-C6500 DVD Bluray to my older Linksys G model WRT54GS ROUTER. HOW DO I FIND MY ACCESS CODE AND/OR PASSWORD TO THIS ROUTER.


Unfortunately, you can't find your Wireless Access Code of your router without knowing the password to access your router configuration. It is because, you can only see the Wireless Access Code by going to the router configuration page and in order to go to the router configuration page, you should know the router password.

You should reset your router to default. In order to do this, you can press the Reset button at the back of your router for 30 seconds. Then you can try to use the user name "admin" and password is "blank" or password or admin as well.

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I have to configure a Linksys wireless router WRT54GS that was installed prior to my arrival here, no info on login info avail. All lost or forgotten. I have tried admin/admin...and just admin with no...


There should be a reset switch on the back of the router..press and hold this for 30 seconds to reset to the "admin" password..the wrt54 default password is admin and there is not a user name when it is reset

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I have a netgear ds116 hub and i want to set up a linksys router


Here's what you can do. Don't connect the Linksys router yet to the hub. Connect 1 computer directly to the Linksys router. Access the router's setup page of the Linksys router thru http://192.168.1.1

It will prompt you for username and password. No username and password is admin.

Look for Local IP Address or LAN IP Address. Change the LAN or Local IP Address of the Linksys router to 192.168.5.1 then click on Save Settings at the bottom. Right after saving the settings, unplug the power of the Linksys router, connect it to the hub and it should be good to go.

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Why is my admin page in german? when i access the admin page to setup my password, it comes up in german language, not english.


Well, if you bought it from someone in germany or austria, thats most likely why. Your pretty much SOL :(. If you didn't though... call linksys and ask them if they know how to change the language.

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Are you trying to access the router set up.
There is not default user name for the router. Keep it blank. the default password will be " admin ". If that doesn't work the router password must be changed. Try some of your passwords and see if that opens the set up page. If nothing is woirking then you will need to reset the router and set up the router again.
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Router Problem


type in 192.168.1.1 that's the IP to access the wireless router to change the settings. If you are wireless, connect into the actual router with an ethernet cord and then type that IP into the web browser. If you passworded it, you will need your user name and password.

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Password box keeps popping up


The default password should be "admin" with a blank user name. If it won't work, try admin in both fields. Also, when you reset the router, make sure the power is plugged in, and you hold the button at least 10 seconds.

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Wireless


Well once it is reset, in the configuration section of the router, for setting standard passwords, you can change the password, which is advisable.

Next, for setting up a private wire/wireless network, My way of doing it is by setting the system up to Only allow Certain Mac Address's from the computers that are allowed to access to the internet through yours

To get the MAC Address, Hit Start, Run Program, Command Prompt. Then in Command Prompt, enter this string line: ipconfig /all

From there, it will give you the MAC Address for that computer. It should be a total of 12 Alpha Numeric Digits, Spaced with dashes between every 2. With that, you go into the router and in the Mac Address section for computers allowed to connect to your network, you enter in all the MAC Addresses that are allowed to use your network. Save, then it should refresh the page once that is done. With that, it makes a very hard to break Network that actually doesnt take much time. I was quite surprised 4 years ago to find that this was the easiest way to really set up a near perfect network with no issues

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