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Go to Google and ask the same question. It's too lengthy to explain properly and I do not want to leave anything out.
It is quite easy to do, just follow the instructions, if you get fouled up, just close the program and start over.
Some Linksys routers come with software as well that makes it even easier.

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My LINKSYS as for password, it is locked


Press and hold the reset button of the Linksys router using a pointed object (like a paper clip or pen) for 30 seconds.


The reset button is located in the back of the Linksys router closest to an Ethernet port.

The button is recessed to protect you from accidentally resetting the modem.


Unplug the Linksys router while pressing the reset button.


Shut down your computer for one minute.


Plug the Linksys router back into the wall outlet.


Reboot your computer.


Open your web browser to access a website.

Type the below in the address bar if you want to reset your password:

http://192.168.1.1


A prompt from the site will request a user name and password.

The user name stays blank, or, in some models, is "admin".


Navigate to the security tab. Input your new password to protect unauthorized access to your router


hope this helps

Sep 17, 2012 | Linksys E3000-rm 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4/5ghz...

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My LINKSYS ask for password, it is locked


Press and hold the reset button of the Linksys router using a pointed object (like a paper clip or pen) for 30 seconds.


The reset button is located in the back of the Linksys router closest to an Ethernet port.

The button is recessed to protect you from accidentally resetting the modem.


Unplug the Linksys router while pressing the reset button.


Shut down your computer for one minute.


Plug the Linksys router back into the wall outlet.


Reboot your computer.


Open your web browser to access a website.

Type the below in the address bar if you want to reset your password:

http://192.168.1.1


A prompt from the site will request a user name and password.

The user name stays blank, or, in some models, is "admin".


Navigate to the security tab. Input your new password to protect unauthorized access to your router


hope this helps

Sep 17, 2012 | Linksys E3000-rm 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4/5ghz...

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Password problems.


Depending on the type of router, you could have various defaults set, if you never changed them.
You can press the reset button somewhere located on the router itself, using a pen/pin/pencil, and then google your brand of router asking what the default password is.
If it is a Linksys, you could google "Linksys default password" or "Linksys default login" for example.

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How do i find out my wireless router password


To connect to your wireless router, the router's wirelesssettings needs to be configured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also thewireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured with theserouter's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicatewith your wireless router.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL
http://192.168.1.1
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin
You can protect your router by changing the default PW (write it down and putit in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2encryption.
Apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer.

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

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I want to password protect my router


Hi,

Welcome to Fixya. If you want to make you connection secure the you need to set a Network Key on your router and need to access the Wireless Settings Page.

To access the router page just open a browser then type 192.168.1.1, the Default username is blank and the password is admin. Go to the Wireless Tab select Wireless Security You can select either WEP, WPA or WPA2 to make it secure and under the Security Mode you will see there Network Key. The Network Key serves as a password or security code on your network to make it secure. Generate a personalize key for your network.

If this works dont forget to say thanks. Thanks for using Fixya.

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I want to change my router password


You can open a browser and put 192.168.1.1 on the address bar, that should open the Linksys user interface page, you would be asked for the current username and password to access the settings and get to where you can change the password. If you don't know what the current username and password is, you can hard reset the router by pushing the reset button on the back of the router for 10-15 seconds. After that you can try to access the Linksys user interface, login by leaving the username blank and the password is "admin"

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Want to password protect my wireless router


check out this link to solve your problem: http://linksys.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/linksys.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=3967

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Resetting my password for my wireless-g broadband router w/ a mac


 If it has been reset the password for the default linksys is admin.

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