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I need to re-instoll password for second computor

Customer Question

I need to re-instoll password XXXXX second computor
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Engineer Lee replied 6 years ago.

I can help you. What model and brand router do you have?

Engineer Lee
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

model wrt32on

fcc id: 087-wrt32on




Expert:  Engineer Lee replied 6 years ago.
OK. Let's reset your router and then we can go further if needed.

1. Plug your computer into one of the available Ethernet / LAN ports on the back of the Linksys.

2. Using a paper clip or similar object, press and hold the RESET button on the back for 30 seconds while powered on, then release. The unit will reboot.

3. Please test your Internet like this. You should be able to browse the Internet while directly connected. If so, please continue. If not, please connect your computer directly to your cable/DSL modem and come back here for guidance.

4. Open up Internet browser and go to

5. When prompted, leave the username blank and type "admin" for the password. (no quotes)

6. Once logged in, click the Wireless tab.

7. Change the network name (SSID) to whatever you would like your network to be called.

8. Click Save Settings.

9. Click Wireless Security sub-tab.

10. Change Security mode to WPA2Personal.

11. Type a password XXXXX the WPA Shared key blank. This will be the password XXXXX use to get onto your network.

12. Click Save Settings.

13. Close Internet Explorer and unplug your computer from the router.

14. Right click the networking icon next to the clock in the lower right hand corner of your screen (looks like two monitors with a red x).

15. Choose Connect to a Network.

16. Highlight your network from the list and click Connect.

17. Enter the password XXXXX created in step 11. when prompted.

18. You should be able to connect. Let me know if any problems!


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