Password Setup in Linksys® Router
The main reason that many users opt for resetting the router password can be that they may forget or lose password to log into Linksys Router device. Other reason you may opt for restoring or resetting is that you may not access the Linksys Router web interface. Installation of Linksys router is quite easy and has same set of procedures like any router has. The restore/resetting of wireless router is necessary because of various reasons. You may reset it when you lost/forgot password or you cannot access Linksys Router web interface. In this way the password of the router would also be reset. You could reset the password either by logging in to the router set up page or by pressing the reset button.
- Reconfigure password
- Reconfigure router settings
- Removal of Encryption
The password of the router needs to be reset in some cases. If the password is set to defaults, then the computer might be easily hacked, as the network is accessible to hackers. The security of the network is seriously affected when the data is sent unencrypted in a network. You need to create a login address and password for the computer for encrypting the network.
Reconfigure router settings
Network standard, IP addresses, speed of data transfer etc. need to be reconfigured after resetting the router as well as password using the reset button. The reset of the router is also very important in some cases. But after reset, care should be taken to reconfigure the router. You need to establish the settings back to the router. Check if the connections are made properly.
The encryption of the computer network is very essential for maintaining the security of the network. The intruders might easily interfere into the network and tap the data if the encryption is removed after router reset. When the data is not encrypted, there are special devices with which the data could be decoded. This might cause confidential and sensitive data to be hacked by intruders. You need to encrypt the network after reset of Linksys router.
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