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Wireless Network Security

I was trying to secure my network and locked myself out...when I try to connect to my own linksys, it asks me for the password and I did not write down the key codes. How can I reset it or disable it so that I can get back on my wireless. Currently, I'm using lan and cannot access the IP address 192.168.1.1. Please help!!! Robbie

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There are two versions of that router. One of them has a button on the front which will put the router into a known state, and reset everything. Both versions have a small hole on the back of the router (near the power plug, I believe) with a button inside. Use a paperclip to hold that button down for 5 to 10 seconds, then reset the power to the router, and it should be back to it's defaults.

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