Reset Cisco Router password
Reset Cisco Router password:
Today i will discuss how to reset Cisco Router password. so follow bellow steps………..
Step-1. Reboot your router first, when it rebooting attempt to break into ROM Monitor (ROMmon) by issuing the break sequence (usually Ctrl and break from the Hyperterminal) from a console connection. Refer to: Cisco Standard Break Key Combinations You should see this ROMmon prompt:
Step-2. Change the configure register value to ignore the startup configuration by issuing the confreg command, as shown in this example:
rommon 1> confreg 0x2142
Step-3. To reload the router, issue the reset command, as shown in this example:
rommon 2> reset
Step-4. After the router boots, issue the enable command. When you are prompted to enter the initial configuration, type No, and press Enter.
Router > enable
Step-5. To change the configure register to recognize the startup configuration, issue the config-register command, as shown in this example:
Router (config)#config-register 0x2102
Step-6. Use this command in order to create a new user name and password:
router(config)#username cisco privilege 15 password cisco
Step-7. Use this command in order to copy startup configuration (NVRAM) to Running configuration (RAM).
router#copy startup-config running-config
Step-8. Use this command in order to save the configuration:
Reload the router, and then use the new user name and password to log in to the router. You can try this video.