Restore Factory Defaults

Netgear KWGR614


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Netgear Smart Wizard *

*This router is “open source” meaning custom versions of firmware can be created for its use.  This walkthrough is only intended to be used on the default stock version of the firmware.

Restore Factory Defaults

Through firmware

  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an Ethernet cable.
  2. Login to router by entering http://routerlogin.net  in to the address bar or by entering the default gateway IP address.
  3. The router will then prompt you to enter the user name and password.  The default user name and password are: "admin", "password".
  4. From the left hand menu select Backup Settings.
  5. Select the Erase option under where it says Revert to factory default settings.

Through Hardware

  1. Plug the computer into a LAN port via an Ethernet cable.
  2. Locate the reset button on the device.
  3. With paperclip/pen/toothpick hold down the reset button down for 30 seconds.
  4. Wait for lights to turn off then return to normal.

 

 

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Last updated July 4, 2018 Views 7 Applies to: