How to Reset a MikroTik RouterBOARD

Written by jon stefansson
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MikroTik is a computer network manufacturer, based in Riga, Latvia. The company make a range of computer network products including the RouterBOARD range of routers. If you experience trouble with your RouterBOARD and need to return the device to its factory settings, you can reset it via the "Reset" button on the front of the device. This is useful if your RouterBOARD stops functioning correctly or you are installing the device on a new computer. You should allow approximately two minutes for this task.

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Things you need

  • Paper clip

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  1. 1

    Unfold the paper clip to form a thin wire.

  2. 2

    Insert the paper clip into the hole marked "Reset" on the front of the RouterBOARD.

  3. 3

    Remove the paper clip from inside the hole when the LED lights start flashing.

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