Linksys WRT54G router could be reset either of the following two ways: Resetting the Linksys WRT54G router using the factory reset button – HARD RESET

This method could be used when you are unable to access the web based setup page of the Linksys WRT54G router or in case of forgetting the Linksys router’s password.
  • While the Linksys WRT54G router is powered on and is power LED is blinking, press the reset factory button on the router.
  • Using a sharp or pointed object, press and hold the reset button for about 30 seconds.
  • Wait for 30 seconds and then release the button.
  • Unplug the Linksys WRT54G router’s power adapter and then re-plug it.
  • Wait for about 60 seconds to allow your router to boot up.
  • The Power LED on the Linksys WRT54G router would keep on blinking for few seconds after being reset as router tries to stabilize.
  • In case, the Power light does not turn solid, power-cycle the Linksys router.

After resetting the Linksys WRT54G router, configure the route once again after login for Linksys router setup.