Step 1: Locate the Reset button at the back or bottom of your router. Using a pen or a paper clip press and hold the Reset button for 10 seconds. For router models such as the Linksys Wireless-B and G routers press and hold the Reset button for 30 seconds.
QUICK TIP: Observe the Power LED on the router while pressing the button. It should blink or flash as an indication that the router is properly resetting.
Step 2: Unplug the router from the power outlet for 30 seconds. Plug it back and wait for the Power LED to be solid.
IMPORTANT: For the newly-released Linksys Wi-Fi Routers unplugging the device from the outlet is no longer required.
A common problem that arises for home wireless users is forgetting the Linksys router password they have chosen.
Step 1: Press and hold the reset button on the Linksys router for approximately 30 seconds while it is turned on.
Step 2: When the Power Internet and WLAN indication lights turn back on release the reset button.
Step 3: Connect your laptop to the router using an Ethernet cable and open the web browser.
Step 4: Enter 192.168.1.1 in the address bar followed by clicking the "Enter" key to access the router admin page.
Step 5: Enter "admin" for the login and "admin" for the router password if you have a newer Linksys router. If older then the login name may be blank.
Step 6: Proceed with the setup of the Linksys router.
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