Restore Factory Defaults

Actiontec C1000A

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 Restore Factory Defaults

 Through Hardware

  1. Locate the Reset button.
  2. Using the tip of a ballpoint pen or toothpick press and hold the reset button for 15 seconds.
  3. Release the reset button.
  4. Wait for the device to restart.


Through Firmware

  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an ethernet cable.
  2. Open a web browser.
  3. Log into the router by entering the default gateway ( into the address bar of the internet browser.
  4. Click on Utilities from the menu at the top.
  5. Select Restore Defaults from the menu on the left.
  6. Click the Restore button next to the settings you wish to restore. (Most likely you will want to click on "Restore Modem to Factory Default State")
  7. Wait for the device to reset and restart.

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Last updated July 4, 2018 Views 34 Applies to: