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Linksys WRT54GC Default Password

WRT54GC Default Password & Other Default Login Info


Looking for the Linksys WRT54GC default password? You probably have little reason to access your router on a regular basis so don't feel too bad if you've forgotten the WRT54GC default password.

However, when you're troubleshooting a network problem and need to get in to the device, the WRT54GC default password suddenly becomes very important.

For most versions of the Linksys WRT54GC, the default password is admin. As with most passwords, the WRT54GC default password is case sensitive.

In addition to the WRT54GC default password, you can also see the WRT54GC default username and WRT54GC default IP address in the table below.

Note: The Linksys WRT54GC default password may be different for certain hardware or firmware versions.

If I have that information, I'll include the exact WRT54GC version number along with the correct default password. You can usually find your Linksys WRT54GC version number on the bottom of the router.

Be sure to change the default router password on your WRT54GC to something more secure as soon as you're in. Then use a free password manager so you'll never forget your new WRT54GC password.

Help! The WRT54GC Default Password Doesn't Work!

At some point during the life of your particular Cisco Linksys WRT54GC, the default password, username, and/or IP address might have been changed.

In most cases, if the Linksys WRT54GC default IP address has been changed, the new IP address for the WRT54GC will be the same as the default gateway IP address configured for your network connection.

See How To Find the Default Gateway IP Address for help.

In situations where the WRT54GC default password or WRT54GC default username has changed, you'll need to reset the Linksys WRT54GC to factory defaults. You can usually do that via a special button or sequence of actions.

The WRT54GC manual will have specific directions for performing a factory default reset. You can download the manual for the WRT54GC from Linksys Support.

Please let me know if any of the WRT54GC default login data below needs updated. For other questions about the WRT54GC default information on this page, see my Default Password FAQ.

WRT54GC Default Password & Other Default Login Data

Version Default Username Default Password Default IP Privileges
All [none] admin Administrator

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