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I am trying to set up my wireless system, however I no longer have the software, I am using my wireless router on another computer that was exactly the same as the one I had installed it on. I cannot remember my password and have tried to set it up on this computer but cannot get passed the step putting admin and leaving the PW line blank...what can i do????

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Do a hard reset, which will flash back your all settings and connect back using default pass and login - to do a hard reset just check a small button normally on behind of your router, press that for 30 sec or more and reset the power, thats it and you can connect you router page with default pass and login

Posted on May 25, 2008

The previous answer is what you should follow, but if you are using a Linksys router the login and password are each: admin

Try using that for both the login and password after resetting.

here is a good list of logins and passwords depending on which router brand and model you have:
http://www.phenoelit-us.org/dpl/dpl.html

Posted on May 06, 2008

You have to reset it to the original factory settings. Refer your owner's manual on how to reset. Usually there is a small pinhole switch which you need to keep pressed for about 5 seconds.

You will lose all settings and will have to configure your router again.

Posted on May 06, 2008

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