How to factory reset Netgear PLW1000 router – Default Login & Password

The Netgear PLW1000 router has Gigabit WiFi, 1 Gigabit ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.
It is also known as the Netgear PowerLine WiFi 1000 Access Point.
How to factory reset Netgear PLW1000 - Default Login & Password

Netgear PLW1000 default Password , Login & Gateway settings :

If you have performed a reset of your PLW1000 device or not changed the defaults, you
should
be able to access it with the following settings
Default username: admin
Netgear router default password list
Default password: password
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0

How to factory reset (hard reset) Netgear PLW1000 :

You can factory reset your Netgear PLW1000 in the following way(s)
With the reset button
Have the router powered on (if just booted wait around one minute for it to load)
With a sharp pen or paper clip, press down the Restore Factory Settings button and hold it for about 7 seconds
When the power light starts to blink you can release the reset button and wait for the router to start up
The power light will be solid (not blinking) once the router is started.

Netgear PLW1000 router specifications :

System specs
CPU: 900 MHz
RAM: 128 MiB
Flash: 16 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
Connectivity
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi bands
2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN
None
ETH
1 x Gigabit port
USB-ports: 0
PLW1000 Firmwares
Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more
secure
from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider
flashing
an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly
increase
the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the Netgear PLW1000
Netgear stock firmware for the PLW1000
Stock firmwares for the PLW1000 are available under the download section on the
modem’s
support page. You can also refer
to the router’s manual for instructions on how to upgrade the firmware.

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