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How do I Unbrick my Linksys WRT54G?

How do I Unbrick my Linksys WRT54G?

Basically, hold down the reset button for 15 to 30 seconds (depending who you talk to), power off the router (while holding reset), then power back on and keep holding reset for 15 to 30 seconds. 30 seconds worked for me.

How do I flash my Linksys WRT54G?

bin to the computer you’re going to use to flash your WRT54G (the one plugged in to Port 1 of your router). Unplug the power cord from the WRT54G. Push the Reset button (see image below) while plugging the power cord back in, and hold down the button for about 20 seconds.

How do I restore my bricked Linksys router?

Unplug the power from the router, start TFTP or the Linksys tool, and then plug the power back into the router. It should flash. Wait 3 minutes for it to finish flashing, then power cycle it and do a 30/30/30 hard reset. Be sure to use DD-WRT build 10068 or later.

How do I Unbrick my router?

If your router is bricked, unplug it for 30 seconds and plug it back in. If that didn’t work, attempt a hard manual reset by pressing a straightened paper clip onto the reset button located on the outside of the router.

How do you reset a bricked router?

Unplug the router. Wait for 30 seconds and plug it back in. Wait another 30 seconds for the router to boot up. Press and hold the reset button using a paperclip inserted into the location for hard resets, typically a small hole on the side or back of the router, for 30 seconds.

How do I log into DD-WRT?

Type “192.168. 1.1” into your Web browser’s address bar and press “Enter” to access the Web-based interface. Log in with the user name “root” and the password “admin” to continue. You can use the Web interface to configure your DD-WRT router’s settings, including setting a custom user name and/or password.

How do I reset my DD-WRT router password?

1 Answer

  1. Power the router off.
  2. Press and hold the reset button and turn the power on.
  3. Wait for the router to go into “Upgrade Mode” about 15 seconds, and release the reset button. (The power LED become white and blinks steadily)
  4. Use tftp32 to put dd-wrt or the original firmware back on the router.

How do I reset my DD-WRT to factory settings?

Turn the device on, and then hold the Factory Reset button for 30 seconds. After you release, it should be reset to the default username and password.

What is DD-WRT default password?

The default username is root and the default password is admin (from v23 SP1). Some earlier versions of DD-WRT did not require a username.

How do you fix a bricked router?

Is it possible to Unbrick a router?

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