Reset or change router password in Windows 7

By default, most wired and wireless routers come with a default password of either "blank" (no password protection), or with the word "password" as their password. Obviously, this is a less than ideal setup, and you should change the router password as soon as possible. And security conscious users will also want to reset and change their routers' passwords on a regular basis. In this tutorial, we will show you how to reset and/or change the password of Cisco's Linksys routers, one of the most popular brands.

Reset router password in Windows 7 for Linksys / Cisco home routers

Follow these steps to change your Linksys router's password:

 

And that's how you reset or change router password for the common Wireless G / Wireless N routers made by Linksys (now part of Cisco Systems). You can now close your router browser window.

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