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how do i reset a forgotten wireless network password

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how do i reset a forgotten wireless network password ?
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Networking
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6/15/2010
Network Technician: D.Sandlin, Network Administrator replied 8 years ago
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Welcome to JustAnswer..

My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am a member of the expert community here..

what is the name brand and model of your router?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
linksys WRT54G
Network Technician: D.Sandlin, Network Administrator replied 8 years ago
thank you..

connect your computer to the lynksys via an ethernet cord..

open internet explorer..

type in 192.168.1.1

hit enter.

for the default usename leave it blank

and for the password use admin

click on wireless, then wireless settings..

your password XXXXX XXXXX to network key on the list..

if its blocked out so you cant see it. then you will need to type a new one in and click save settings..
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

its telling me that I have limited connectivity. should i try resetting the router?

Network Technician: D.Sandlin, Network Administrator replied 8 years ago
Just now seen your message.. It told me you were logged off yesterday so i went off line as well

.. Yes.. you can reset the router.. That may help..

Then use the procedure i detailed above to get back inside the router and set your wireless password XXXXX

For encyption type.. choose wpa or wpa2
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