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I got a linksys router model BEFW11S4 ver. 4 from a friend who doesn't recall what his user id or password are. How do I get around this problem and reset the router?

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On the back is a pinhole near the power jack socket. Put a pen nib in there while it is powered on and then hold until the lights start to flash. It is now reset to: 192.168.1.1 user: admin pass: admin

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Where the word [none] is listed above, no name or password is required. Simply skip or press the Enter/Return key when prompted for those settings.

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YOu can go to this link for manual guide:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/202195/Linksys-BEFW11S4-WirelessB-CableDSL-Router-Manual

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http://www.retrevo.com/support/Linksys-BEFW11S4-Wireless-Routers-manual/id/420ag807/t/2/

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You will need to get the right User ID and Password before proceeding.

Also make your Verizon 6100G LAN port is connected to your BEFW11S4 WAN port.

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Default user names:
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  • Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Ethernet routers: Administrator
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what you can do right now is topen port 443 on the router.

open IE 192.168.1.1
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Need user and password for my linksys wireless-B 2.4GHz router BEFW11S4 ver.4 s/n c2760c7d6858


Should be Admin for both unless you changed them somewhere along the line.

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Did you get my other reply?... about disabling you wireless care and har wiring your computer to YOUR linksys? I posted it this afternoon.

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Be sure that you only enter the password admin - in small letters. The user name shuld be left blank (empty space).

This should work UNLESS you (or someonhe else) previously changed the password. Is this a brand new unit? If someone changed the password, you'll have to use the new password.

What Version is the the router? Did you buy it from a store?

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Your wired network adapter will talk to a wired router without a driver for the router on your computer. Your wireless adapter likewise will talk to your wireless router without a driver for the wireless router on your computer. Your wired and wireless adapters however do require drivers and the wireless adapter can require configuration. Please provide the manufacturer and model of your computer so I can learn about your wireless adapter and we can work to get it connected to the router.

Do you currently have your router connected to your internet service providers connection and do you have another wired or wireless computer successfully using this device to access the internet?

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