Reset Password on D-Link® Wireless Router
D-Link routers are well known for their performance. This router has all the latest and advanced features for connecting the computers within a network to the Internet. Without using router, it is not able to establish a network. It also possesses better security features than any other traditional routers. This router can be used with user created account having user specified user name and password. The use of this type of account increases the privacy. D-Link routers as other routers also come across different problems while working. These may be due to mechanical or manual error. Sometimes you may forget the password used to login the router or for accessing the Internet. The only way to login is using the password you have created. So, you need to recover the password used for entering the router. You can also reset the router to factory settings so that all user settings including the login credentials will be removed. But this causes you to reconfigure the router back to the user defined settings which takes time.
- Password recover tool
- Resetting the router
- Need for retrieving the password
Password recover tool
While configuring a router the first step will be to change the default password to a user defined one. After changing the password, if you forget that it will be difficult to use the router. In that case, you can use the password recovery tool for retrieving the password you have lost. This tool has on screen instruction for performing the retrieval of the password. Once it is retrieved, you can login using that password.
Resetting the router
The recovery tool will not retrieve the password you have lost. Without the login credentials, you will not be able to access the router. In this case, only way to resolve the problem is by resetting the router. This causes the router to restore back to the factory settings which will erase the user defined settings as well as credentials. After resetting, you can use the default username and password to login the router.
You can access or change the settings of the router only by the use of a password. For security reasons, default username and password is changed by all the users. If you forget the password, there will not be any option to login to the router. In that case, you need to retrieve or change the password of the router you are using. This can be done using a third party software or by resetting.
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