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Hi,

Most routers have a reset button (normally recessed, a small hole) either at the back or at the bottom. Pressing on this for more than 10 seconds should revert the unit back to factory default and of course deleting all user settings and configurations.

Should you still want to update the firmware, pls post back the brand, model and version number.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

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