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Re: Does not accept admin as password
Someone may have logged into your unit and changed the admin password. you can reset the unit by reseting to factory default settings.
Reset the router to its factory default settings and restore the other devices on your network to their default settings. You may do this by pressing the Reset button on the back of the unit. You will lose the current configuration settings.
Hold button for a few seconds.
Try having admin as the user and leave the password field empty. If that doesn't work then you will have to press the reset button on the back for 10 seconds. Everything will be reset, including your settings. That will also probably solve whatever is keeping your router from working well.
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if you don't know the username and password to start the hold in the reset buttons until all the lights flash at the same time a couple times and then let go.
now the username and password are admin and password and you have lost all settings that were in your router such as wireless SSID and password, port forwarding, and static ip's... should have mentioned that 1st ;}~
I have the same problem but can not even log in for the 1st time. admin and password do NOT work. And when I checked the ip address w/ the ipconfig /all aomand in a command prompt, I found that it has ip address 192.168.5.1 So when I tried to log in to that page, it prompted me for a user & password. Again, admin and password did NOT work. Also, tried 1234 for the pasword with no luck. Is this box defective??
Are you speaking about default password of Linksys router? The default password is admin, leave the user name blank. If the default password is not accepted then you can try to reset the router. Remember if you reset the router, it will come back to factory default settings and you will need to reconfigure it.
DO ONE THING
1.GOTO SAFE MODE...HOW?? PRESS F8 WHILE THE COMPUTER IS RESTARTING JUST BEFORE THE WINDOWS SCREEN APPEARS
2.CHOOSE ADMIN LOG IN
3.THEN GOTO CONTROL PANEL
4.THEN GOTO USER ACCOUNTS
5.THEN CLICK ON REMOVE PASSWORD..HOW?? THERE YOU WILL SEE AN OPTION
SHOWING USER ACCOUNT AND ADMIN ACCOUNT BELOW ...JUST LOOK OUT FOR THE
REMOVE PASSWORD OPTION THERE..
If you reset the router to factory default and use admin and no password you should get it or sometimes admin and admin for password as well or check the manufacture website to find out what is the default user name and password for that model
You will need access to the router. Press and hold the “Reset” button for at least 10 seconds, then release it. The lights on the Router will momentarily flash. When the Power/Ready light becomes solid again, the router has been reset. To access the routers web page, in your browser, type 192.168.2.1, in the login screen, leave the password blank and click the “Submit” button to log in.
Once you have logged in, be sure to go to “System Settings” page where you can enter a new administrator password.