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Linksys Group LIWRT160N Ultra RangePlus Wireless-N Broadband Router say's password is not enough characters, however I am using the right password. Why can't I set up this Window's computer?

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Okay,i only option is to reset the router to its factory settings.
Please follow the steps to reset the router.
The router can be set to factory default by pressing the Reset button of the router and resetting through the router’s web-based setup page. Pressing the Reset button on the back of the router for 30 seconds will reset your router to its factory default settings. Any settings on the router will be erased and the router’s IP address will become “192.168.1.1,” the username is still blank, and the password will be “admin.”
To perform a hardware reset on your Linksys router follow the steps below.
Step 1:
Take note of the current settings of the device before resetting.
Step 2:
Press the Reset button of the router for 30 seconds.
Step 3:
If the normal reset does not work, unplug then plug back the router's power adapter while pressing 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
Step 1:
Access the router’s web-based setup page. .
NOTE: If you are using Mac to access the router’s web-based setup page,
Step 2:
When the router’s web-based setup page appears, click Administration then Factory Defaults.
Step 3:
Look for Restore Factory Defaults and select Yes.
Step 4:
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