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Factory reset on Cisco 2600 router?

Posted on 2014-12-06
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Hopefully this is a simple question: is there any way to reset an old Cisco 2600 router via hardware or a physical switch?  I have an older 2600 that I want to reset to go through the setup and configuration process on as part of my CCNA studying, and as I sit here I can't get console access to it (Win 8 usb driver issue... long story).  Hopefully the rommon approach isn't the only available option here.

Thanks.
Steve
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Don Johnston earned 2000 total points
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No.  Unlike consumer grade devices, Cisco enterprise-class hardware does not have a reset switch.  You must get to the CLI to reset them.
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Don, thanks for replying.

And darn.  :)  OK, guess I'll have to try it the hard way then.

Steve
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