Reset Default Password and Username in Linksys® Router
The Linksys router performs faster and is a reliable router. The computers are connected to a network using a router. The router is also used to connect a group of computers to the Internet. The router drives need to be installed in the main computer for the proper functioning of the router. Sometimes, the router needs to be reset. Mostly, the routers need to be reset when there is any problem in the network. The router needs to be reset if the connection is lost in the middle of a data transfer. In order to change default passwords in Linksys router, you need to login to the router using the default password and username. After that, use the change password and username option. Then, set a username and a strong password for the Linksys router. After reset, make sure that you change the password and username.
- Security breach of Router
- Reset of configuration
- Unable to connect to network
Security breach of Router
You might need to reset the router only when the router is not functioning properly or you are unable to access any particular network using the router. When the default password is used, hackers might be able to enter into the network using default password. You need to enter a password for the router. The router needs to be entered with a valid password. So, the security of the router is compromised when the router is reset.
Reset of configuration
When a router is installed, it needs to be set up and various parameters need to be set so that the network functions properly. The routers need to be installed according to the need of the network and the data travelling through the network. The various settings of encryption, data bandwidth, and other network properties could be controlled through the router configuration. All these configuration would be set to the default if you are using the 'Reset' button to reset the router settings and password.
If after resetting the router, you are unable to access the network, you need to configure the settings. The network activity of the computer and the network might depend on parameters like the standard of network connectivity used. Once the username and password are reset you might find that all these settings are lost. You need to configure the router for resolving this issue.
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