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need to reset my linksys router and make network secure

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need to reset my linksys router and make network secure ?
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Hello,

 

Thank you for contacting JA, I am Cris and will assist you with your question.

 

On the back of the router where the ports are located you will see a pin size reset button. Use a pen and hold down for 30 seconds. This will reset the router, next make sure to have a PC hardwired to the router (ethernet cord connected from PC to router)

 

On that PC, open a web browser and type in the address bar 192.168.1.1

 

Username: leave blank

password: admin

 

This will bring you to Linksys configuration page, click on Wireless then change security level to WPA-Personal and use a phone number for the security key easy to remember. You can also change the SSID from the default linksys to something of your choice.

 

Save changes and try connecting from a wireless PC.

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