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Michael Hannigan
Michael Hannigan, Network Architect
Category: Networking
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Experience:  25+ Years Experience in Field. MCSE, ICCP, CNE, Greenbelt. Certified Network Engineer/Architect
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I have a used router from my friend. I want to use it to

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I have a used router from my friend.
I want to use it to connect to my internet and I need Linksys tech Support.
Please contact me at(###) ###-####
Thanks,Tam
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 1 year ago.

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You should not need a passcode for the router if you reset it. To reset the router, find the small reset button usually in the back – you will need a paperclip or something similar to that to press and hold this button. Press and hold the button for several seconds and then plug the router in to power. When it starts up it should be at all factory default settings. Then, you can go to the IP address of the browser – usually 192.168.1.1 and then perform any configuration that you need to perform. If you're asked for a password ***** a user name after the reset, you should be able to access it by typing in Admin for both or admin for one while leaving the other blank. If not, let me know and I will see if I can find other possible combinations for you.

Mike

Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 1 year ago.

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