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I have a linksys WRT54G2 V1. I cannot remember the password

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I have a linksys WRT54G2 V1. I cannot remember the password XXXXX access the router to add the Mac address for a new printer I want to add to the network.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Network Advisor replied 6 years ago.

Network Advisor :

Hello Welcome to Just Answer

Network Advisor :

On a computer currently connected to the network or a computer connected to the router by an ethernet cable-
Click on this link: http://192.168.1.1/

When the password XXXXX appears leave user name blank . By default, the password XXXXX XXXXX

Network Advisor :

and let me know when you are in linksys page

JACUSTOMER-xf66rp3k- :

I'm waiting for the blue wheel to finish spinning

Network Advisor :

it should take that long

JACUSTOMER-xf66rp3k- :

how long should it take?

Network Advisor :

not more than 5 seconds

Network Advisor :

try again

JACUSTOMER-xf66rp3k- :

waiting for http://192.168.1.1

JACUSTOMER-xf66rp3k- :

what now?

Network Advisor :

did it ask for username and password ?

JACUSTOMER-xf66rp3k- :

yes, I left username blank and entered admin. as password

Network Advisor :

restart and try again

JACUSTOMER-xf66rp3k- :

done, green bar stalls about one thrid of the way with blue wheel still spinning. Log in screen stays and goes to blank for username field and password XXXXX

Network Advisor :

try username : admin
password : admin

JACUSTOMER-xf66rp3k- :

same result

JACUSTOMER-xf66rp3k- :

Thanks for trying. I am giving up. Bye

Network Advisor :

no

Network Advisor :

lets reset your router

Network Advisor :

and it will be fine

Network Advisor :

Press reset button at back of your router for 30 seconds,use pen or pin to press that reset button for 30 seconds






this will make your username to blank and password XXXXX admin







restart your computer after reset and refresh your network list






and connect it again