DrayTek Vigor – Reset To Factory Settings

KB ID 0000573 Dtd 20/02/12

Problem

If you cannot get access to your router, or you have bought, found or been given one, and you cannot access it. The simplest thing to do it to reset to to factory settings. Once the Router has been reset its settings will be as follows;

DrayTek Default Username and Passwords

Model
Username
Password
Vigor Rev. ALL admin admin
Vigor 2600 admin {blank}
Vigor 2800 {blank} {blank}
Vigor 2900+ admin admin
Vigor 3300 draytek 1234

Note: The Router will set itself up with a static IP address http://192.168.1.1) and will act as a DHCP server (Make sure your network card it set to get its address automatically.

 

Solution

Warning: Make sure you have all your Routers settings, before you start, especially your ADSL username and password (ring your ISP and confirm) before resetting the Router as all these settings will be WIPED!

Factory Reset DrayTek Vigor: Option 1 (If you do not know the password)

Note: Model shown is a DrayTek Vigor 2800

1. with the router powered on in normal operation the power light should be blinking (slowly)

2. Use a pen, to depress the factory reset button on the rear of the device.

Factory Reset Drayek

3. The power light will blink rapidly.

4. Release the factory reset button.

Factory Reset DrayTek Vigor: Option 2 (If you know the password)

If you can log in but just want to wipe the settings, and revert to factory defaults.

1. Connect to the web management console and navigate to, System Maintenance > Reboot system > Tick “Using factory default configuration”.

Draytek Vigor Factory Default Configuration

Factory Reset DrayTek Vigor: Option 3 (If you know the password)

If you can log in but just want to wipe the settings, and revert to factory defaults.

1. Familiarise yourself with the DrayTek Vigor firmware upgrade procedure. But use the firmware that ends in .RST NOT the firmware that ends in .ALL. (Note: The .all firmware just updates the firmware but keeps the settings).

Draytek Firmware Reset

 

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Author: Migrated

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