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No internet signal from router

I have a Linksys WRT300N router which is connected to a Motorola module (DSL).
My computer #1 stop picking up the internet about 3 weeks ago. The details (via router help screen) are that the computer is connected to the router but the router isn't connected to the internet.
Other interesting facts are that another hard wired connection from the router to another computer works and a third computer works wireless.
Why would one stop working while others work?

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To isolate the concern, it would be better to test the non working computer to the modem. If it works, that means there is a problem with the router and if it isn't then it is a problem with the pc..

If the computer works fine on the modem, you can try the following to check if the router works fine:

1. The modem should be connected to the router's WAN/Internet port.
2. The computers should be hard wired to the router's numbered port
3. On the router's setup page, go to the Status tab and check if the Internet IP address and the DNS are populated. If not, that means the router is not functioning correctly.
4. Go to the wireless tab and make sure that the SSID is customized. Make sure that the wireless computer is connecting to the said SSID.

If those had been checked and it still does not work, you can try updating the firmware of the router, reset and reconfigure it.

However, if the computer does not work on the modem. You may need to have it checked.

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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