How to Hard Reset a Belkin Wireless Router

How to Hard Reset a Belkin Wireless Router

How to Hard Reset a Belkin Wireless Router

The article has been designed to help users hard reset their Belkin wireless router. The instructions compiled in the article are reliable correct to date. However, it is still recommended that users

Remember that troubleshooting your Belkin wireless router won’t save you from appearing in front of the router’s self-destruct button. It richness to know the right instructions to hard reset your Belkin wireless router and avoid such hassle.


Connect your computer to one of the 4 Ethernet (LAN) ports of the Belkin router.

When done, open your web browser and type ‘’ (without quotes and as it is) in the address bar. Hit the enter key on the keyboard to proceed to the login page.

When logged in, highlight the setup tab or option. Type the Belkin wireless router on the router’s Name, Type your username (it will be different for every router), and then click on the OK or Login button.

When the router’s login screen comes up, type the password in the password box, and then click on the “Ok” button. If you never changed or changed the password, then it must be the one that came with the router docs. Check your docs if you are sure of the password.

When logged in, click to highlight the software and then click on they’re. Let the router reboot for the changes to take effect. When the router is up and running, and you received the message high Speed – Dual Band Connection, there might be something wrong. Follow these steps to solve the issue.

Conflicts with software

There might be a conflict existing between the ESET and ESET Mobile Security. Since you are having two devices, it’s best to use the ESET one. Simply go to the folder where you have saved your current config and then delete both the devices. It must be done completely to avoid the ESET Mobile Security to conflict.

Now connect the computer to one of the 4 Ethernet (LAN) ports of the router. Connect to the second port of the router if you are using a network.

When done, connect to the wireless connection on the computer, and it should successfully detect your ESET router. Now connect to the internet and check whether you can connect to the internet or not. If you can connect, then there is nothing wrong with the connection. If not, make sure you connect to the router’s WAN port. Ethernet cable has to be connected to the one you used earlier. Now try to access the internet to check whether the problem is solved. Try dialing the router’s access number.

Other things to consider

If the problem persists, reboot your computer. When done, connect to the internet again. Ethernet cable has to be connected to the one you used earlier. The router should detect the ports, and the interface should appear properly. You can also enable the firewall on the router to ensure connectivity.

The ESET Smart Security 4 has a program in it that can quickly scan your computer for vulnerable configuration settings. When the scan is complete, it will generate a report that filters out the devices that appear to be vulnerable to threats.

ESET will also modify the configurations to ensure that the startup is safe. It will disable some ESET services that are not being used and turn them on. You can download and run the downloaded file from the vendor’s website.

If still nothing works, run a full system scan with anti-spyware software. It is effective and will remove everything that malicious software might have on your computer.

Some final things you can try are that you can change the passwords for your router and modem and your PC. If you have entered your router’s password and it has been accepted, clear the existing password. Check the other devices on your network, are they all working properly? Are you using a firewall? If you are, is it turned on? Have you installed any protection software? If yes, then it is not enough? You need to keep running those tests.

Do a back-up of your existing setup. It comes in handy if you have a DSL or cable connection. You can export your existing settings from the router’s interface.

You might have to do a bit of routine maintenance too. Check your router’s input/output jacks and try to avoiding damage to them. If you have a router, try to connect the input jacks to the digital stereo jacks (computer) and the output jacks to allow you to use the router’s WAN having a digital stereo to earplug (amps) jack. This is an alternative to purchasing a stereo to stereo cable kit.

If you have a rectifier, try to connect the RCA audio jacks to the digital jacks (line-in) of the router.

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