Learn how to recover lost Linksys® Security Key
Linksys is one of the most excellent brands of router available in the market. Linksys router wireless connection must be password protected with a network key. This security measure keeps unauthorized persons from using your Internet connection and accessing your important files. Linksys manufactures both wireless and wired routers for network users. When you set-up your network, you might choose to exercise a security key. If you have forgotten the security key and are not certain how to place it again, use the Linksys default IP address to access the security information. This will list out the Linksys security key encryption for you to copy down or change. If you forget what the network key is, you can identify this Linksys security key within a certain steps.
- Recessed reset button
- Other method
- Importance to setting a security key
Recessed reset button
One ordinary technique to reset the key is to use an ink pen or other sharp device to hold down the ‘reset’ button on the back of the Linksys router for at least ten seconds. This technique will bring back the router to factory defaults and allow you to access it wirelessly without a network key. This is the easiest and most direct method to attach to your router and get back or change your settings.
To recover a lost Linksys Security Key you have to directly connect your computer to the router and open a browser window then type its IP address. The user can access the control panel of your router, even if you cannot get online. Then type the username in the window that pops up. After this you have to type default user name which is ‘admin’ and leave the default password blank. At last you just click the ‘wireless’ tab at the top of the screen, then go to ‘wireless security’. Linksys Security Key is displayed on this page.
Setting up a Linksys network security key or network password is one of the significant but overlooked steps in setting up a wireless network. If you do not enable a network key on your Linksys router, you allow anyone unauthorized peoples or illegal persons with a Wi-Fi enabled air-card access to your network. Many people associated to your network can cause your computer network connection to run slowly.
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