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I don't remember my wifi password - Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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  • paul_662 Jun 01, 2010

    It should be listed under wireless security settings on the router's embedded webpage athttp://192.168.1.1 If you never changed the router's password, the default password is admin (no user name). If the router password was also changed and you forgot that, you might be best just doing a factory reset. There's a little black button on the back of the router you need to press for about 15 seconds, then everything about the router will be just like it was when it was new (no wireless security, any DSL accounts will be wiped if there were any)

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You will basically have to reset the router then redo your wireless setup in the router, don't forget to write it down.

  • If you also have forgotten the password to your WiFi router, the first solution is to try ID and default password as specified in the router's documentation.
  • If it does not work,reset your access point or your WiFi router with the help of default settings. To do this, see your hardware documentation. On almost all routers, there is a small hole for resetting the router.
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    You will have to reset the router. Hit the reset on the back of the unit.
    If you do not have the software and manual it can be downloaded from
    http://homesupport.cisco.com/en-us/wireless/lbc/WRT54G
    you will need to select the correct WRT54G version.
    Connect your computer directly to the router using a cat5 cable.
    Follow the instructions in the manual to set up the router.
    Please rate this solution. Thanks.

    Posted on Jun 01, 2010

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