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FORGOTTEN PASSWORD I FORGOT THE USERNAME AND PASSWORD I SET THE ROUTER WITH. WHAT CAN I DO?

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  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2008

    Geek Squad came out and set up our wireless router approx 2years ago. I just bought 2 Mac lap tops for my daughters and when we were trying to set them it asked for a user name and password. Can't find that anywhere.

    Marilynn

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Hi Aidita,

In the back of the WRT54G is a smal hole, labled Reset. Straighten out a paperclip, or use a toothpick, and gently press the small switch in there Hold it in for about 30 sec. Then recycle the router. Plug a machine into the ports in the back marked LAN, and power it up. This sets your router to factory defaults, and your new username should be admin, and leave the password blank.
You may have to try the reset a few time. As last restort, try holding the little button in and unplugging and plugging the router back in.
If you need an online manual, to help you with the setup, let us know.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

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