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Can not acess router setup page or router, updated the firmware and lost router. power light flashes and it knows when something is connected to it. port lights come on when rj45 is connected, but it is useless. Linksys Router BEFSR41 ver 4.2 wired Junk or can it be saved??

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Should be a pin type button on it somewhere that you can use a paper clip on to hold it down for 5 to 10 seconds and let go whilst it is powered on.

If that does not reset it then you might have to use telnet or an ftp client to upload the correct firmware in binary mode.

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