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    Chris Hingee Jun 06, 2010

    Are you refering to the password to login into the router]s configuration? OR The configure the router's WEP or WPA encryption code?

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Ok, to do this you simply need to remove router from the power, and then at the tear you should see a small hole and inside a switch button, press this button and hold for a few seconds, and then this will "Reset" the router back to factory defaults" you then can login with the "Default" password. which I think is admin admin, but in any even I have included a manual that shows you how to do it all anyway. ec1.images-amazon.com/media/i3d/01/.../MANUAL000000300.pdf

However if you mean a WEP/WAP password, well you still do the same however, after you reset it, you then login to router go to security and generate a "Key" so you can WiFi login to the router. and save it.

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Hi Friend,

In order to resolve the issue, you may also follow the steps:

1.Connect the wire (which is coming out from the modem, i.e, the internet wire)
into the WAN/Internet port of the router.
2.Connect your computer to any of the four LAN ports with a Ethernet cable(usually

Blue/Yellow/Grey color wire)
3.Turn on the router
4.At the back of the Router there is a Red/Black button (Reset Button)
5.Push and Hold that button for 30 seconds.
6.Release the button and turn off the router for 30 seonds and turn it on again.
7.Type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of the Internet Explorer and hit Enter
8.Enter the username and password (default password is admin and leave the username

blank)
9.Now click Wireless tab and fill the sections as mentioned:

Wireless Network Mode:Mixed
Wireless Network Name:As per your choice
Wireless Channel-6-2.437GHz
Wireless SSID-Enabled


10.Now Click Wireless Security and fill the sections as mentioned(if you want to make

your network password protected)

Security Mode-WEP
Default Key-1
WEP Encrypion-64 bits 10hex digits
Key1-Enter 10 digit password(e.g-your 10 digit telephone number) and click Save

Settings


After completing all the above steps, turn off the Router for 30 seconds and turn it on

after that. You can connect your wireless devices.

I hope this will resolve the issue. Thank you for visiting FixYa.com

Regards
Chiranjeet

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Hi! You need to access the GUI (Graphical User Interface) of your router by accessing its IP.
Here's how?
Open command prompt - type ipconfig press enter check the default gateway value (Example: 192.168.1.1) type the default gateway value on your browser's address bar (Internet Explorer) press enter. you may be asked for a username and password. do not type anything on the username textbox and then type admin as your password. you may see the GUI of the linksys that is easy to configure, It includes usernam and password that you can set for your router. Thanks for visiting FixYa.com!

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