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There is a small momentary reset switch on the back of the router, it is very small but clearly marked "Rest". With the router powered on, press and hold the switch in with a paper clip or similar small implement for at least 10 seconds and that will reset the router to default settings (no password), after which you can connect to the router open a browser and type 192.168.1.1 into the address bar and to access your Linksys routers configuration/settings to be able to change settings and set a new WEP/WAP key.

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Router password change


The easiest way to do this is to find the reset button, press it in and hold it for about 30 seconds to a minute. This puts the whole thing back to factory defaults. From there you should be able to access the router from your PC via an Ethernet cable (you will need to look up the default user and password) or via wireless (there will be no wireless password as routers come without them most of the time and you have to enable the password security). Either way, cable or wireless, you have access to your router.

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Forgotten password for wifi network


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Your wireless Internet password is the encrypted security pass phrase that was set up when you installed your wireless router.

Your router allows you to access the Internet.
If you have access to more than one wireless network, you may need to remember multiple passwords.

If you happen to forget one password, you have two options: reset your password or locate the current password.

Windows 7 allows you to view the security characters of all your wireless network passwords.
Click the "Wi-Fi" network icon located on the Window's taskbar.


Right-click the name of your network's "SSID" name and select "Properties" from the drop-down menu.


Click the "Security Tab." The network security key is now visible but unreadable.


Click the "Show Characters" check box and this will reveal your wireless password.

http://www.thewindowsplanet.com/939/how-to-recover-wi-fi-network-key-in-windows-7.htm

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Reset My WiFi Password

Wireless networking is a common feature in homes and offices.
Wireless routers provide access to a single Internet source, and wireless passwords ensure that only select users can access the network.

If a password is forgotten or lost, the password can be recovered or reset by accessing the router's Web-based settings menu.

Most wireless routers also have a reset button, which is capable of returning the router to its default settings which includes resetting the password.

Connect to your Wi-Fi or attach your computer directly to the router with an Ethernet cable.
Open your Web browser.

Enter the default address of your router.
The default address is listed in your user manual or on the product website.

Linksys and 3Com routers typically use "192.168.1.1" while Netgear routers use "192.168.0.1."
Enter your username and password.

Many routers use "admin" for the username and password by default.
Locate the wireless security settings. Disable the wireless security.

Reset to Factory Defaults

Locate the reset button on your router.
Typically the reset button is a small indented hole on the back of the device.

Insert a long thin object such as a paperclip and hold down the reset button for 30 seconds to revert the router to its factory default settings.

Open your Web browser.
Enter the default address of your router.

The default address is listed in your user manual or on the product website.
Linksys and 3Com routers typically use "192.168.1.1" while Netgear routers use "192.168.0.1."

Enter your username and password.
Many routers use "admin" for the username and password by default.

Locate the wireless security settings and add security as necessary.

How To Reset Your Router's Password
http://www.lostintechnology.com/how-to/how-to-reset-your-routers-password

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How to put a password on linksys router to stop others from seeing what is on my computers


Encrypt your wireless connection using a Wireless Encryption Protocol (WEP) key. Under the "Wireless Security" option, enter a passphrase and click "Generate." This will generate a password which will need to be used by any client connecting to your router.

Read more: How to Set up a Linksys Wireless Router ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_2091718_set-up-linksys-wireless-router.html#ixzz1HFuc1pwt

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I need to install a Linksys Wireless router to my pc.


Could we have the model number of the router please?

On older LinkSys routers, the default username is blank and the default password is "admin." On newer Linksys routers, both the default username and the default password are set to "admin."

Source: http://www.tech-faq.com/forgot-linksys-router-password.shtml

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Method to add another laptop to wireless Linksys in home. Model no: WRT546 Serial no. CDFF1G506178 password lost...tried ADMIN


just try reset in your linksys and reinstall once again the driver for it in both your laptop and set a password for it .....

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Hi i have the linksys model wub54g router an adapter i would like to put a password on t stop other uses on my internet


U don't need a password. U need to set U'r router to a secure mode, not open ended. use WEP or other (64 bit or 128 bit) encryption. linksys allows U to select a paraphrase, example: "Love2Air" and it will generate a code, i.e. "7D23C678867". This will allow others to see that there is a wireless system, but they have to have the code to use it. U will have to have the code in your other wireless pc's in order to use the system. U can also tell the router what MAC address' (pc address') to allow or disallow to use the system.
A password is used to keep others out of U'r routers setup and changing U'r code or paraphrase. If U'r system gets highjacked, there is a reset on the router and everything will revert to the book defaults. Don't loose the book.

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How to change wireless connection name


On the wireles router side you have to login into the router buy typing the routers ip address into the url space on your web browser. Like if it's a linksys most the time it's 192.168.1.1 or a variation it wil change depending on the Make and model of the router. Login with whatever password you made for it or the default password for the router again Linksys is most always user name=admin - password=admin but find out what it is by the make and model of your brand. Then change the SSID name under the wireless tab to whatever you want save the settings and your done. Hope this helps. M~

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Where to find security settings for wireless routers and to changed security setting for wireless router


On the back or bottom of the router is a default ip address,(192.168.??.??) also will be the username and password needed.

  1. Open the browser you normally use e.g.Internet Explorer
  2. in the area you would normally type a web address, type in the default ip address
  3. log into the router
  4. Go to the wireless setup tab or security tab

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