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I want to reset my router . i press the reset button 30 sec. and it doesn t reset .my password isnt good so what shall i do ?

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  • Geo COSTA
    Geo COSTA Feb 16, 2008

    I want to access the web based funtion of my router, i.e. 192.168.1.1..but forgot the password, is there a reset for that function?

  • dennis joel golez May 11, 2010

    may i ask why you want to reset?

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Try using a blank username and admin as password.

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Reset password


Easy enough to resolve,try this procedure,just remember do not remove pressure on reset button until finished or you will need to do this over again,please follow these steps in order.

1 )with power cord plugged in press and hold reset button 30 sec
2)remove power cord and continue to hold 30 sec
3)plug power cord back in and hold 30 sec.
remove finger or whatever you used to hold button

You should now be able to go to network genie or your web page with router cable plugged in and type 192.168.1.1

user name is admin
password is password all lower case
you should be able to set up your router.

Apr 19, 2014 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Router needs to be reset


if it need to be reset why dont you just reset it?. theres a small hole that you can fit a paperclip into usally around the power on/off switch. if this isnt what you need help with please be more specific

Oct 28, 2012 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Im trying to find my password for my router but i cant.


Reset Button

Note:

Resetting the router to the factory defaults will delete any changes you have made to the router, including any security settings. This should be used as a last resort.
The first method involves simply pressing a button located on the back of the router. The image below (courtesy of Linksys) shows where the button is located.
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Linksys WRT54G Reset Button Location
To reset your router, use the following steps:

  1. Press the reset button for 30 seconds.
  2. The settings should now be returned to the factory default settings, meaning any changes you had made would be deleted.
  3. Open up your Web browser and enter "192.168.1.1′ in the address bar.
  4. For the login, leave a blank ID and enter "admin" as the password.
The router has now been reset. Follow the steps in Securing Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Router to secure your router and create a good wireless network security.
Through the Web Administration PagesThe second method involves logging into the Web administration pages of the router. Use the following steps to reset the router using this method:
  1. Open your Web browser and enter the IP address of your router. By default, the address is "192.168.1.1′.
  2. Enter your user ID And password when prompted. Hopefully this has been changed, but if it hasn't, the default is no ID and "admin" as the password.
  3. At the top of the Web page, click "Administration" and then "Factory Defaults".
  4. Beside "Restore Factory Defaults", click "Yes".
  5. Now click the "Save Settings" button at the bottom of the Web page.
Your WRT54G wireless router should now be reset to the factory defaults. Ensure you follow the steps outlined in Securing Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Router to secure your router and maintain your wireless network security.
SummaryThis post has provided two methods you can use to reset your Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G router. If you are having problems with your router, try resetting the router to the factory defaults, and then make the changes again and see if the router starts working again.

Sep 24, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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My son left me the linksys router when he moved and he doesn't remember the pass word. I have no info. on the router and I would like to secure it for safety. Is there a way that this can be done with...


Hook it to your PC with an ethernet cord and type 192.168.1.1 into your browser address bar. user name is admin and password is admin.

If that doesn't work, there is a reset button in a pinhole on the back. Press it for 30 seconds.

Jul 01, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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How do reset my password on my router


To reset your router, use the following steps:

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  1. Press the reset button for 30 seconds.
  2. The settings should now be returned to the factory default settings, meaning any changes you had made would be deleted.

  3. Open up your Web browser and enter "192.168.1.1′ in the address bar.
  4. For the login, leave a blank ID and enter "admin" as the password.
The router has now been reset. Follow the steps in Securing Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Router to secure your router and create a good wireless network security.

Mar 15, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Put in my disk and cannot remember the password to set up


Try reseting the Linksys back to the default settings by -
Power up the router and press and hole the pinhole RESET button at the back of the router for 30 secs.
The Linksys configuration URL is http://192.168.1.1
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin

To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on this link and follow my instructions :-
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

Nov 28, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I don't remember router user name or password, but I need to access the router. How can I do this?


You can reset the LinkSys back to the factory default by :-
Powering the router and pressing the RESET button with a sharp object for 30 secs.
Open your browser and enter the URL IP configuration address
The default Login is admin and the PW is admin.

Sep 28, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Forgot password


Just reset the router from the small hole at the backside of the router and you shall be fine but all the information ill be lost..

Jun 28, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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