How to Hard Reset Your Router

Hard Reset Linksys WRT54G

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Posted on April 3rd, 2013


Linksys WRT54G
Factory reset (Hard reset) Locate the reset button on the back of the router. Press it and hold for about 5 seconds. Release.
Firmware Link to support
Default username [leave blank]
Default password admin
Default IP address 192.168.1.1

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What is a Router?

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Posted on April 3rd, 2013


First of all, routers are physical devices with size around 200mm x 120mm x 40mm (8in x 5in x 1.6in).

They come in different shapes and colors but here are some pictures that will give you an idea.

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What does a router do?

I won’t dive into deep explanations and technical terms. In our homes we use routers to connect more than one computer to the Internet at the same time. Or more than once device in general – computers, notebooks, tablets, phones, etc.

In more details

One of the things a router does is to split your connection in parts. Every time a new device joins the network the router gives this device an access to the Internet.

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