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Attempting to set up Blu Ray player and need WPA Key Entry.

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Attempting to set up Blu Ray player and need WPA Key Entry. I'm assuming this is some type of password. My neighbor set up the router (Wireless-G, Model WRT54GS2)for me initially and I have no idea what the password. Is there anyway of resetting it? As if you can't guess, I am not very computer literate. Didn't know what a router was until we moved here to Arizona.

Can you help me out?

Thanks,
Carole Zullo [email protected]
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Anthony Brewster replied 6 years ago.

Hello, please do this to get your current password XXXXX to reset it and make sure you are using a pc or laptop that is connected to the router using the Ethernet Cable for direct access.

 

 

1) Open Internet Explorer

2) Type 192.168.1.1 (in the address bar/url at the top) and press enter

 

Username: (LEAVE THIS BLANK)
Password: admin

 


GUIDE w/PICTURES

 

http://www6.nohold.net/Cisco2/ukp.aspx?pid=96&vw=1&articleid=3676

 

 

3) Click Wireless

4) Click Wireless Security

 

The WPA Shared Key is your current password, you can leave it as is, or change it and then click save settings and close it out.

 


GUIDE w/PICTURES

 

http://www6.nohold.net/Cisco2/ukp.aspx?vw=1&docid=5927105f59384b2eb79d194330d2e557_3696.xml&pid=96&slnid=26

 


-------------------------------------------FACTORY RESET------------------------------------------------


ONLY TO BE DONE AT LAST RESORT!


NOTE: You will need an ink pen to do this.

 

1) Press and Hold the RESET Button on the back of the router for 1 minute

2) UNplug the Power Cable from the back of the router for 1 minute

3) Plug the Router back up and let it power on

4) Test It

 

Let me know what happens, if any lights change, and if you can get the 192.168.1.1 to work for you.

 

 

Linksys: 1-800-326-7114

 

 

BEST OF LUCK!
GOD BLESS!

 

 

:)

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

It will not allow me to leave the Username blank.

Do I need to do the last resort steps?

Expert:  Anthony Brewster replied 6 years ago.

Then use admin for both fields... If it comes up error 401 then someone changed it so yes you will need to RESET the router.

 

 

:)

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Reset router. Still getting 401.
Expert:  Anthony Brewster replied 6 years ago.
Then I dont know whats wrong with it. I will opt out so other experts can look into this.