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Hi there, i have lost the installation disk for this router and reset it back to factory settings.... how can i re-install it without disk?

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Any settings on the router will be erased and the router’s IP address will become “192.168.1.1” and the password will be “admin.”

Disconnect router from internet, plug in the cat5 cable to router from computer, open browser, if router log in is not displayed, type in where the URL would go the default 192.168.1.1

If you are using dsl make sure to change your router static ip to something else. e.g. 192.168.0.1 so there won't be any conflict.

For user guides and software follow this link
Select the Ver # and continue

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2 plug in the router and press the reset button for 30 secs
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During the entire process keep the reset button depressed. It takes some good hand coordination. 20/20/20 always worked for me for all the linksys routers I've owned over the years.

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I need to reset my router back to its default settings linksys wrt 300n wireless n


First, to reset the router to factory default setting, press and hold the reset button for few seconds (Reset button is at the back of the router near DC Power Jack). The LEDs will then blink and the routers factory settings would be restored.
Please note that after RESETTING THE ROUTER to defaults, ALL SETTINGS WILL BE LOST AND YOU HAVE TO RECONFIGURE IT. Generally, after hard reset you get the connectivity, however, you have to make the connection secure etc.
Please, refer the product guide/manual and make configurations as per the details provided by your Internet Service Provider (ISP).


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I forgot my passwoed


If you lost your password/forgot what you set it to, you will have to factory/hard reset your router back to factory default settings and set everything back up again. Just make sure you keep your password somewhere safe so you don't lose it again.

To hard reset (Factory Reset) your router (The best method), use the following steps:

The following procedure will clear out the NVRAM and set your router back to default values:
  1. With the router powered on, press and hold the reset button on back of unit for 30 seconds
  2. Without releasing the reset button, unplug the unit and hold reset for another 30 seconds
  3. Plug the unit back in STILL holding the reset button a final 30 seconds.
This procedure should be done BEFORE and AFTER every firmware upgrade/downgrade.
Do not use configuration restore if you change firmware builds (different svn build numbers).

The default login for your router's control panel/settings manager is as follows:

Username: Not required /Admin/Administrator (Try all three. One should definitely work)
Password: admin (Case Sensitive)

Also the default access IP of WRT54G is 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.15.1 (Depending on version) so after you hard reset the router and get it booted back up, you should be able to access the router via:

http://192.168.1.1
http://192.168.15.1

I hope this helps. I know it's probably not the answer you wanted, but unfortunatly you won't be able to retrieve or change your password without having the password or hard resetting your router back to factory defaults and set it back up (Sometimes good to do anyway every once in a while).

Also, just as an extra tip/hint, I'm going to lead you in the direction to turn that $60 router into a $600 router (Theoretically speaking) just by using a custom firmware called DD-WRT which unlocks TONS of options and is faster and much more stable than the factory firmware.

You can find DD-WRT here:

http://www.dd-wrt.com

Enjoy!

Best Regards,

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