I bought a slightly used wireless Linksys router on ebay, but it was encrypted. How do I bypass that and reset it? Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thanks,Karadactyl
Normally, you hold in the reset button until you see the red diag light come on. Holding it in a short time doesn't do a hard reset. Hold it it until the red diag light comes on.If that doesn't work, you'd need to provide specifics like which Linksys router you purchased, and what version (usually mentioned on the label on the bottom of the unit).--Tweaked your connection? | Mail Parse | Speed Converter
The red light only comes on when you let go of the reset button. It was held for more than 30 seconds and the light never came on while it was depressed. The model is WCG200 Version 2.
Searching google shows the following:To Reset this device there is a reset button at the back. Take a Paper clip or a pen and hold this reset button down for 1 min. It would get reset.
If there is a red light when you aren't pressing the reset button, then that could indicate a bricked router.