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How to do a hard reset on the router?

I need to reset my router but I need to do a hard reset to factory default because I can't find the router anywhere. The IP address is not right. I'm not able to use the software to reset the router because I can't access the router. I can't find it! It's sitting right in front of me but it's not THERE!!!!

Help please.

How in the world do I do a hard shutdown?

Thanks,
Mike

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  • prakhara Sep 16, 2008

    hi,

    my cisco 1750 power up with/without wic cards and no red or amber leds.
    it shows power led as green stable and OK led as green and blinking, but am not able to hyperterm into it. The cli is not getting shown at all. I've tried replacing console cable as well as pc and a laptop to use hyperterm.

    pls/ suggest how can i reset the same, if theres any error and get into cli.
    i've tried pressing ctrl brk n all but nothing is shown in cli.



    prakhara@gmail.com - 919928034007

  • highlandatty Nov 19, 2008

    I have tried to hold the reset button and do a hard restore to factory settings. I then used the CD to start a new install but it remembers the old encription and name, does not obtain the correct IP address and it will not connect to the internet.

    How do you clean the entire memory of the router and start fresh?

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A Hard Reset (also called 30/30/30) makes your router go back to a Factory Default Settings.
It's very simple to do, but doesn't works in all cases.
With your router ON, press the Reset button for 30 seconds. Unplug the power cable from the unit WITHOUT releasing the Reset button and wait 30 more seconds. Then plug in the power again BUT KEEP HOLDING the Reset button for another 30 seconds.
It does not work in all cases, but maybe can help.
Sorry for my english.

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What's the brand name of your router? well, most routers have a reset button found at the back of the unit, it is a very small button, (sometimes covered w/ a sticker) it could be beside the ethernet port. turn your router upside down or look on the rear for a small pinhole. it should be labelled "reset", also reading the manufacturer's manual can help. with the router on unbend a paperclip or use a pencil and insert it into the hole. you will feel a small button inside, hold down that reset button for 10 secs. or until the lights on the front of the router stop blinking. the router will reboot within about a minute and be ready for configuration. NOTE: the router must be on when you do the reset!

Posted on Apr 04, 2008

Yo tengo el ,mismo problema el boton resete como que no lo resetea por defol si hay alguna forma de resetearlo mandemen un mail a ferxr3@hotmail.com gracias

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

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