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After completing steps to install router WRT54G2 it tells me to reset router factory default settings and exit and start over. How do you do that?

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Press and hold the reset button for about 5 seconds.

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How to set netgear router WNDS3400 to factory settings


i had thes same issue with netgear got it fixed by netgear support . call NETGER SUPPORT AT 1866-283-6613 First of all don't worry ...it is very easy to do with right steps. for resetting the netgear router you have to take a paper clip, , and insert it into the little reset hole in the back of the router, and hold for 15 seconds or so, that'll reset the router. Wait for all the lights to stop flashing and remain on, then try to connect to the internet. for more info contact and you may can also get the menu, find Restore Factory Settings, and Apply it. Wait for the process to complete 100%, this sometimes takes up to 30 seconds after it says it is complete, and then exit the browser. Now open the browser again and you should see your homepage

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It has password and I can't open it


Resetting the Linksys Router to Factory Default
To reset the router to its default settings, press and hold the Reset button located at the back of the router for 10 seconds.
IMPORTANT: Older Linksys devices may require pressing and holding the Reset button for 30 seconds to complete the reset process.

kb19584-003_en.png To perform hard reset on your Linksys router, follow the steps below:
NOTE: The location of the Reset button may vary for every model.
If the normal reset does not work, unplug and re-plug the router's power adapter while pressing the Reset button.
You can also reset the router via its web-based setup page. Follow the steps below to learn how.
Resetting the Router Using the Web-Based Setup Page
Step 1:
Access the router's web-based setup page. To learn how, click here.

NOTE: To learn how to access the web-based setup page on a Mac computer, click here.

Step 2:
Click the Administration tab then click on the Factory Defaults sub-tab.

kb19584-004_en.png NOTE: If the screen on your router's web-based setup page is different, click here.

Step 3:
Under the Factory Defaults section, click on the Restore Factory Defaults button.

kb19584-005_en.png The default settings of your router are now restored.

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How do I restore my factory settings


Somewhere in the manual it probably tells you to press and hold in the reset button for 10-20 seconds. That will load the default settings.

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I need a pin no for my router


Start a new configuration.The router can be set to factory default by performing either of these two steps:
Step 1:
Take note of the current settings of the router before resetting.
Step 2:
Press and hold the Reset button of the router for 30 seconds.

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Figure 1: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys BEFW11S4 router.
NOTE: The image may vary depending on the model number of the Linksys device.

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Figure 2: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys WRT54GX router.

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Figure 3: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys WRT54GC router.
NOTE: If the image of your router looks different from the ones shown above, consult your router documentation.
Step 3:
If the normal reset does not work, try to press and hold the Reset button for three seconds. The Ethernet light should go OFF then back ON. Unplug and re-plug the router's power adapter while pressing the Reset button. Keep holding the reset until the power light stops blinking.
NOTE: The router must be powered ON when you press the Reset button.
To reset the router via its web-based setup page, follow the steps below.
Resetting the Router Using the Web-Based Setup Page
Step 1:
Access the router's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.
NOTE: To learn how to access the router's web-based setup page using a Mac computer, click here.
Step 2:
When the router's web-based setup page appears, click Administration then click on Factory Defaults.

kb4008-004_en.png NOTE: If the screen on your router's web-based setup page looks different, click here.
Step 3:
Click on Restore Factory Defaults and select Yes.

kb4008-005_en.png Step 4:
Click OK.

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User name and password -does not accept anything I put in on Linksys router page


Option 1
Press the Reset Button on your bridge for approximately ten seconds and then release it.

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Option 2
Restore the defaults from the Password tab in the Bridge's Web-Based Utility.

The following steps will guide user on how to reset the bridge based on Option 2.
Step 1:
Double click the Internet Explorer web browser on your Desktop.

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Step 2:
Type the Music Bridge's default IP address, 192.168.1.210 in the Address field. Then press Enter.

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Step 3:
A password request page will appear. Use the default password admin and click OK.

NOTE: You can set a new password later at the Password tab.

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Step 4:
This is the default page you will see in the Bridge's Web-Based Utility. Click the Password tab.

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Step 5:
At the Password tab, click the Restore Factory Default button and click Apply to save the changes.

NOTE: Resetting the Music Bridge will erase all of your settings and replace them with the factory defaults. Do not reset the Bridge if you want to retain these settings.

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Cannot remember log in info


The router can be set to factory default by performing either of these two steps:

Resetting the Router Using the Reset Button
Resetting the Router Using the Web-Based Setup Page

NOTE: Pressing the Reset button on the back of the router for 30 seconds will reset your router to its factory default settings. All of the settings of the router will then be erased and the router's IP address will become 192.168.1.1.

To perform a hardware reset on your Linksys router, follow these steps:
Resetting the Router Using the Reset Button
Step 1:
Take note of the current settings of the router before resetting.
Step 2:
Press and hold the Reset button of the router for 30 seconds.

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Figure 1: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys BEFW11S4 router.
NOTE: The image may vary depending on the model number of the Linksys device.

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Figure 2: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys WRT54GX router.

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Figure 3: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys WRT54GC router.
NOTE: If the image of your router looks different from the ones shown above, consult your router documentation.
Step 3:
If the normal reset does not work, try to press and hold the Reset button for three seconds. The Ethernet light should go OFF then back ON. Unplug and re-plug the router's power adapter while pressing the Reset button. Keep holding the reset until the power light stops blinking.
NOTE: The router must be powered ON when you press the Reset button.
To reset the router via its web-based setup page, follow the steps below.
Resetting the Router Using the Web-Based Setup Page
Step 1:
Access the router's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.
NOTE: To learn how to access the router's web-based setup page using a Mac computer, click here.
Step 2:
When the router's web-based setup page appears, click Administration then click on Factory Defaults.

kb4008-004_en.png NOTE: If the screen on your router's web-based setup page looks different, click here.
Step 3:
Click on Restore Factory Defaults and select Yes.

kb4008-005_en.png Step 4:
Click OK.

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Nov 12, 2010 | Linksys WRT54G2 Wireless Router

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The lights on my router stay on and it won't start up.


There is a small reset button on the back side of the router, where you connect the cables.
Press it and hold it down for 30 seconds. You will need a pen or paper clip.
Release the reset button and wait for 1 minute. Make sure that the power light willl be solid on the router.
Once the power is solid and steady, unplug the power cable of the router. wait for 5 seconds and plug it back in.
When you reset the router, it will come back to the factory default settings and you will need to set up the router again.
Click here for step by step instructions to set up the router.

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I lost my password for my WRT54G2 Linksys router. I need it to connect my other computer to the enternet.


To reset your router, use the following steps:
  1. Press the reset button for 30 seconds.
  2. The settings should now be returned to the factory default settings, meaning any changes you had made would be deleted.
  3. Open up your Web browser and enter "192.168.1.1? in the address bar.
  4. For the login, leave a blank ID and enter "admin" as the password.

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HOW DO I RE SET TO DEFAULT


There is a small reset button on the back side of the router, where you connect the cables.
Press it and hold it down for 30 seconds. You will need a pen or paper clip.
Release the reset button and wait for 1 minute. Make sure that the power light willl be solid on the router.
Once the power is solid and steady, unplug the power cable of the router. wait for 5 seconds and plug it back in.
When you reset the router, it will come back to the factory default settings and you will need to set up the router again.
Click here for step by step instructions to set up the router.

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I lost the username and password for Linksys WRT54G2 Wireless Router ,,how can i get them back?


Just reset your router and use (admin) for user name and password. To reset your router you can see a small hole in your router which is labeled reset. Use a pin and insert it to the hole and push.

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