This router I purchased to assist the devs (Eko) in porting dd-wrt to this router.

Cuz we bricked it many times, pogo pins to the serial pads would not do. In Windows XP, Click Start Button - All Programs - Accessories - Communication - Hyper Terminal Enter a name for the connection, Click ok Choose com port you adapter is plugged into, Click ok Set: Bits per second = 115200 Data Bits = 8 Parity = none Stop bits = 1 Flow control = none Click ok Click File - Save As, and select a place to save it to so you don't have to enter the settings again.

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If the DD-WRT password change page does not display, your page request times out, or you can't ping, make sure both wireless and power lights are on steadily first, then do a hard power cycle (unplug the power from the router—do not do a 30/30/30 reset).

Wait a few seconds and plug the power back into the router.

This time, when you navigate to, click "Reboot" and wait for the router to come online again so you can configure it.

If you wish to experiment with a newer build, you should read the "build thread" for any build you are considering putting on your router, before flashing a newer build, (as discussed in the peacock announcement).

YOU MUST WAIT FOR THIS TO FINISH PRIOR TO DOING ANYTHING WITH THE ROUTER INCLUDING A HARD RESET. The wrt160n v3 & the E1000 v1 are identical in regards to hardware.

Usually, you can tell when this process is completed by the WAN light coming on, but it does take several minutes. There are starting to be more and more people who BRICK their routers by not waiting until the nvram is rebuilt, PRIOR to doing a hard reset. As most know, Linksys has disabled the jtag circuit in these routers by leaving out smt components (just like the 610 v2 & E3000) I'll link this in another thread where a dd-wrt member needs jtag for this router.

Linksys WRT160N Support Chart at Bottom Important1: This Hard reset or 30/30/30 works fine for Asus router, but you do have to power cycle after the reset.

Important2: After you flash the firmware, and before you do the hard reset, the router will be building some nvram settings.

Network Name (SSID) : MARYKATE-PC_Network Wireless Security : Configured Network Authentication : WPA PSK Data Encryption : TKIP Network Key (PSK) : Cxx O3h2c G9gn Vj Sy This is my security key minus a few numbers.