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Please Help Me Reset My Dlink DIR-615. (Read Description)

by sidgv / October 15, 2011 3:38 AM PDT

I read my manual and went through all the procedures and after resetting when i inserted the disc to Re-setup everything. IT KEEPS ASKING FOR MY OLD ROUTER PASSWORD WHICH I DONT KNOW.

Believe me I have tried every single combination but still no success.

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Clarification Request
Do tell us HOW you re-set ...
by Edward ODaniel / October 15, 2011 5:22 AM PDT

the router.

The proper method is to locate the reset button (hole) on the rear panel of the unit. With the router powered on, use a paperclip to hold the button down for 10 seconds. Release the button and the router will go through its reboot process. Wait about 30 seconds to access the router. The default IP address is (enter this in your browser address bar). When logging in, the username is admin and leave the password box empty.

Since you have the manual all you need do now is log in to the configuration on the router (as indicated above) then make use of the manual from where it mentions CONFIGURATION somewhere around page 13 (can't be more precise as you didn't mention which of the 4 revisions of the router you actually have. Absolutely no need to be messing around with any CD.

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Thanks Edward
by sidgv / October 15, 2011 1:58 PM PDT

I have the 4th revision of that router and has reset it by inserting a pin for 20 seconds as mentioned in the manual.
I have one more Question As To which all wires have to be plugged in / connected while resetting the router

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As indicated, leave ...
by Edward ODaniel / October 16, 2011 4:02 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanks Edward

the router POWERED ON and just leave the cables connected then reset with the pin.

Access the web setup interface on the router using (enter this in your browser address bar). Type in Admin as the username then LEAVE THE PASSWORD BLANK.

Set it up using the setup wizard option.

Assign it a different username and password then save the configuration (and save the username and password somewhere you can't forget it and use a username (such as your own) and a password that you can't forget. Hint using a phrase will give you a good password such as:

I Must 1 Remember a 2 Can not forget == IM1Ra2Cnf

If you do not at least assign a password anyone else who has access to your router can change things as they desire.

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