Features and benefits of Belkin wireless router and steps to change the password for this router
Belkin is one of the leading brands in router manufacturing. The routers introduced by Belkin have all the latest advancements which can be used to set-up a local area network in your home or office. It is better to use a single Internet connection than using individual connection for all the workstations present in the network. Belkin router can be used to achieve this. Using this router you can even connect network printers which can be used to carry out everyday printing works. The Belkin router is very flexible and easy to set-up. It offers better energy efficient performance and is very reliable. As other router, this router does not come with a default username and password. This comes as a no password device. The password can be changed from the configuration Window of the Belkin wireless router you are using. Even if you forget a password we can easily reset the password.
Following are some ways to reset the password for Belkin wireless router and measures to keep in mind while changing the password:
- Steps to change the password
- Steps to change the password if the current one is lost
- Tips to keep in mind
Steps to change the password
You can easily change the password for your Belkin wireless router
using the web based set up. For this you can open the web browser and enter “http://192.168.2.1” in the address bar. This opens the configuration console of your Belkin wireless router. You can click on 'Login this configuration Window'. Under Utilities tab, you can see a system settings options. By accessing the system settings, you can change the current password to a new one.
Steps to change the password if the current one is lost
If you have forgot the password, you can retrieve it using a recovery tool. The recover tool will have on screen instructions which can be used to retrieve the password you have forgot. If it is not retrieved using recovery tool then the only option is to perform a hardware reset of the router. Router can restored to factory settings by pressing and holding the reset button for 30 seconds. After resetting, you can access the router by providing a new password.
Tips to keep in mind
While resetting the router all the user specified settings are removed from your router. This may affect the normal working of your router. After resetting, you have to manually change all the settings from the default one. Also the recovery tool used must be genuine software. If a fake tool is used, your network may be compromised. So, you should use the recovery tool with care. You can use a new administrator password after restoring the router.
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