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WRT54GS 401 error - reset non-functional

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by gcheris, Jul 19, 2005.

  1. gcheris

    gcheris Network Guru Member

    Howdy,
    Tried to access WRT54GS to do firmware update via IE (192.168.1.1) and received "401 Unauthorized Authorization required." error. After several attempts gave up and held reset for 20+ seconds. No change. Is it possible that a hacker accessed the router and disabled the reset functionality? How do I regain control?

    Thanks
     
  2. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    Hard reset is thirty seconds. Try it again.
     
  3. gcheris

    gcheris Network Guru Member

    Interesting, I tried a 40 second hard set to no aparent avail. Then I tried to access the router via my wi-fi laptop and it worked fine. Taking advantage of the situation I hard wired the laptop and did the firmware upgrade w/o issue. BTW, the amber Cisco light is now on.

    After the upgrade I tried to access with the hard wired desktop and still received the 401 error. Is there a setting on the desktop I'm missing?
     

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