Linksys RE2000 V2 Range Extender FAQ

Linksys RE2000v2 range extender

1. What is the default IP address of my Linksys RE2000 V2 range extender?

The default IP address is 192.168.1.1

2. What is the default username and password of my Linksys RE2000 V2 range extender?

The default username is admin and password is admin

3. What is the default SSID of my Linksys RE2000 V2 range extender?

The default SSID is LinksysExtenderXXXXX. Where XXXXX is the last five digits of your device serial number.

4. How to reset Linksys RE2000 V2 Range Extender to factory defaults?

There are two ways to reset your Linksys RE2000 V2 range extender, you can either do hard reset or soft reset.

If you don’t have access to your Linksys RE2000 V2 device setup page then you need to hard reset your device. The reset button can be easily located near the power port as shown in the image below.

Linksys RE2000V2

Linksys re2000v2 reset

Press and hold the reset button for 10 seconds and release it when the power indicator starts blinking.

To perform a soft reset to your Linksys RE2000 V2 range extender, login to your device setup page by going to http://192.168.1.1 . Make sure that you are directly connected to your range extender. Click on Administration -> Factory defaults

factory defaults

5. Can I simultaneously use the two Ethernet ports?

Yes, you can use the two Ethernet ports simultaneously to connect wired devices.

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How to fix Galaxy S4 com.google.process.gapps error

android galaxy s4

Here’s a quick step by step guide on how to fix com.google.process.gapps error on your android phone. The error is caused by the download manager that for whatever reason happened to be disabled.

jelly bean app manager

Tap on Settings -> More -> Application manager.

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Force Samsung Galaxy S4 to Connect to WCDMA Only Network Mode

Here’s how to force your Galaxy S4 to connect to WCDMA if it keeps connecting to EDGE network mode even if it’s still able to get 3G signal from your provider’s cell site.

Go to Settings

Galaxy S4 Settings

Tap on More networks

By default, LTE/GSM/WCDMA (Auto connect) is selected. Tap on WCDMA only to connect to 3G mode only.

Galaxy S4 Mobile Networks

If you are currently using data service, you will be prompted to stop using data and continue connecting to the desired network. Tap OK button.

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Setting up Nginx Basic HTTP Authentication

There are times that you want certain directories to be accessible only to authorized users hence you want to setup restrictions on http server level using basic authentication. This tutorial will exactly tells you how to do just that on Nginx http server. If you are running Nginx for multiple websites then you must have an individual configuration file per domain website that you are serving.
nginx basic auth
Generate user file to be used for basic authentication. This is where user credentials are lookup during authentication.

Using openssl, you can generate the password that is compatible for both Nginx and Apache http servers.

openssl passwd your_password

Alternatively, you can also generate the password hash from this url.

Your password file must be on this format:

username:password

Example content of your password file should be like this:

seoroot:TtZtElTuqmeQ2

Now that you have your password file created, it is time to enable Nginx basic authentication by editing your Nginx website configuration file and insert the following directives.

Nginx Directives


        location /path_to_your_restricted_directory/ {
                auth_basic "Restricted";
                auth_basic_user_file /path_your_htpasswd_file;

        }

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