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I set up a home wi-fi network and have changed lap tops. I don't remember my password. How do I set up a new password. Linksys WRT160N V3

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There are several things you can do, both of which require you to plug your laptop into the router directly via Ethernet cable. These instructions are for a majority of Linksys Wireless Routers, but may work on others.

  1. Assuming you have not changed the internal IP address of the router, plug the ethernet cable from the port on your computer to the LAN port on your router (most notably the ones labeled 1-4).
  2. Once you are connected, open a web browser and type in http://192.168.1.1 and press enter.
  3. If your IP address is still default it will ask you for your user name and password. The default is username: admin and password: admin. If the password doesn't work use password as the password.
  4. Once you get "inside" your router go to wireless tab and then to wireless security. There you should see the wireless password in plain text. Copy this down and disconnect from the router.
  5. If you had to disconnect your modem from your router, connect the modem back to the WAN port (not the 1-4) on the back of the router.
  6. Turn on your wi-fi on your laptop and search for your SSID (network name).
  7. Click on the network name and it will prompt you for a password. Use the password that you have written down in the previous steps and you should connect.
If you cannot connect and you are sure you have written down the password and entered it correctly, do a reboot of the modem and router in this order.
  1. Unplug router then unplug modem
  2. Wait 30 seconds
  3. Plug MODEM back in only and wait for all lights to become solid (except the Activity light).
  4. Plug the router back in and wait for all lights to light
  5. Try to connect again.

Good Luck!

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Posted on Sep 28, 2010

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  4. Make iPod touch forget a network, so that the device doesn't join it automatically. Choose Wi-Fi and tap the arrow (307189_3.jpg) next to a network you've joined before. Then tap "Forget this Network."
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Follow these instructions to connect to a wireless network using the Linksys Wireless Manager.

Step 1:
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Select your network. Then click Connect.

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If the wireless network uses wireless security, enter the security key or network. Then click Next.


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  • If you are using a personal Wi-Fi network, verify the Wi-Fi router is connected to power and turned on.
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  • If you are in a location with multiple Wi-Fi networks, verify that you are selecting the correct network.
  • Verify that the Wi-Fi network settings are correct:
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  • You can configure network-specific settings, including IP address, DNS, and Search Domain settings.
  • Use "Forget this Network" to reset settings for this particular Wi-Fi network, including the password. This is also useful if you identify a network issue and want to prevent the device from automatically using this network in the future.
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If you are still unable to join a Wi-Fi network, or are unable to access the Internet while connected, try the following
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  • Reset network settings by selecting Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. Note: This will reset all network settings, including passwords, VPN, and APN settings.
  • iPhone only: If you continue to experience issues, consider turning off Wi-Fi and using the cellular data connection instead of Wi-Fi.
Additional Information If using a Wi-Fi router at home, refer to your user manual/documentation to assist you with some of these suggestions.
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  • Verify the Wi-Fi router can broadcast an 802.11b/g signal. If using a 802.11n Wi-Fi router, consult the manual/documentation for how to configure the Wi-Fi router for 802.11b/g compatibility.
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  • Disable wireless encryption or security on the Wi-Fi router to rule out encryption issues. If this resolves the issue, try using a different encryption or security protocol.

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