Question about Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router
The first method involves using the reset button that is located at the back of the router. It isn’t hard to reset the router this way, but does require physically being in the same location as the router.
To reset the router using the reset button, use these steps:
Posted on May 08, 2010
1. Find the reset button behind the router and hold the it for 30 seconds (don't release)
2. unplug the power (still holding reset) for 10 seconds
3. plug power back in (still holding reset)
4. hold reset for another 30 seconds - the lights will usually begin flashing in some odd pattern
5. release the reset button
6. wait 1 full minute or until the lights stop flashing
7. unplug the power for 10 seconds, just to do a reboot
8. verify the settings (e.g. SSID) are back to the defaults
Posted on Oct 25, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: reset to factory default
To reset the router to factory defaults just press and hold the reset button of the router for 30 seconds while the power is ON use a pen or a paperclip to reset the router, then after 30 seconds unplug the power of the router after that the router should be reset already...
Posted on Oct 25, 2008
If you have your router at default settings do the following.
Open a web browser and type 192.168.1.1 into the address bar. This should pull up the settings for the router.
The username is likely "admin" or "administrator" and the password "admin", "administrator" or "password". Once you're into the router you can change the settings as you wish.
Posted on Jan 27, 2010
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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.
Linksys WRT54G Reset Button Location
To reset your router, use the following steps:
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