It happens nearly to 80+% of users when they are in a need to login to their routers they forget their router password.
A lot of querries are passed to us by customers asking
I lost my password and lost the WGT624 installation CD, how can i get the router to work on a new laptop
cant get router settings due to lost user name and password need to open ports
I?ve lost the password to my router, what can I do?
Here is a step by step process that we as a technical support guys recommend to our customers.
Step 1: (Reset Linksys Router)
Power on the Linksys router and press the RESET button at the back of the router. Hold the button for 15 seconds.
This will reset Linksys router back to the default settings.
Step 2: (Connect to Linksys Router)
To connect to your wireless router, the router’s wireless settings needs to be configured with the SSID, encryption etc.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL “http://192.168.1.1” in the address bar.
The default login username for Linksys router is = admin
The default Password of Linksys router = admin
Protect your router by changing the default admin Password (write it down and put it in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2encryption.
Now apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer.
To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, click instructions.