The Compaq WL400 router has 11mbps WiFi, 1 10mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.

Quick links:
Default password/Login
User Manuals

WL400 router specifications (specs)

System specs
CPU: n/a
RAM: 2 MiB
Flash: 0.5 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
WiFi: 11mbps (b)
WiFi bands: 2.4GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN: None
ETH: 1 x 10mbps port
USB-ports: 0

Hard reset instructions for Compaq WL400

If your WL400 router is not working as it should, dropping connections or not being responsive, you should first do a reset of the router to see if the problems persist. Other scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you've forgotten the password or misconfigured it and can't get access anymore.
Your can reset your Compaq WL400 in the following way(s):

The 30-30-30 reset

There are no specific instructions for this model yet, but you can always do the 30-30-30 reset as follows:
  1. When router is powered on, press the reset button and hold for 30 seconds. (Use a paper clip or something sharp)
  2. While holding the reset button pressed, unplug the power of the router and hold the reset button for 30 seconds
  3. While still holding the reset button down, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds.

This process usually works for resetting any router to it's factory setting.

Note: It is worth reading more about how to reset routers with the 30 30 30 reset and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it.

Default factory settings for Compaq WL400

If you have performed a reset of your WL400 device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default Network name (SSID): COMPAQ
Default Gateway IP: Compaq login instructions
Default subnet mask:
Default DNS server:
Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unathorized access to your network.

User Manuals for WL400

Do you still have questions concerning the router that you can't find online? You can always try the manuals where most questions should be answered from the manufacturer. Below are the device manuals available for your WL400.

Name Type Size Date
Extract from users manual (click to download) pdf 13.53 kB April 17, 2001
Pelican Hub Manual (click to download) pdf 206.3 kB Oct. 23, 1999
Parrot Access Point manual (click to download) pdf 244.01 kB Oct. 23, 1999
Parrot User Manual (click to download) pdf 271.68 kB July 15, 1999
Bridge Manual (click to download) pdf 480.17 kB Oct. 12, 1999
Manual of Wireless Bridge units (click to download) pdf 0.55 MB July 16, 1999

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