Dec 03

Step 1: Connect the serial cable to the switch and connect using a terminal application (ex: hyperterminal, Teraterm…etc.)

Step 2: Reboot the D-Link switch and select 2 to start the boot menu.

Step 3: Select number 10 to (Restore configuration to factory defaults (delete config files) and number one to start operation code than click on Enter.


CPU Card ID: 0xa28245
Boot Menu Version (Date): 14 MAR 2008
Select an option. If no selection in 10 seconds then
operational code will start.

1 – Start operational code.
2 – Start Boot Menu.
Select (1, 2):2

Boot Menu Version (Date): 14 MAR 2008

Options available
1- Start operational code
2- Change baud rate
3- Retrieve event log using XMODEM
4- Load new operational code using XMODEM
5- Display operational code vital product data
6- Run flash diagnostics
7- Update boot code
8- Delete operational code
9- Reset the system
10 – Restore configuration to factory defaults (delete config files)
11 – Activate Backup Image
[Boot Menu] 10
[Boot Menu] 1

Operational Code Date: Tue Aug 17 01:16:14 2010
Uncompressing….. 100%
Attaching interface lo0…done

Adding 41648 symbols for standalone.

(Unit 1)>

Step 4) Login to the DWS both Telnet or WEB, using the default ID “admin” without Password.

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Jun 25

This article will detail how to factory reset back to a default configuration the D-Link DIR-600.If passwords have been forgotten and or configurations have been done incorrectly or access to the D-Link DIR-600 is limited, resetting back to the default configuration can assist.

D-Link dir-600 forget password and username,How to factory reset

1. Locate the reset pin hole on the back of the DIR-600 as per below:

2. Insert a paperclip into the reset pin hole and hold in for 10 seconds. While holding in the reset button, refer to the Power LED, when it turns yellow/orange, release the paperclip holding in the reset button.

D-Link dir-600 forget password and username,How to factory reset

NOTE: This is a 10 second countdown process for the Power LED to change colour.

3. Below is an picture of the Power LED on the DIR-300.

4. Wait for 30-60 seconds for the process to complete, once the Power LED is back to a green colour and usually if an Ethernet connected computer is connected either Ports 1, 2, 3 or 4 will be illuminated again to advise the reset process has been completed.

D-Link dir-600 forget password and username,How to factory reset

5. Factory reset is now complete.

IMPORTANT: Please remember to ensure your DIR-600 has the most current firmware version applied. To apply this firmware please refer to the Technical Support Knowledge Base.

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