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I cannot get the internet on my main computer that has the Belkin Router connected to it, the blue light for internet on Router is now flashing orange. Thank You Peter

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Disconnect the power suppy from the router for a minute or so, then plug it back in, give it a minute to reset and try again
hope this helps
regards

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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Why does an orange light flash on my belkin router when trying to connect to x box live. It is the wireless picture that flashes orange all the rest are blue and fine.


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Step 1:Connect Modem - Router - Computer (Wired)

Step 2:Open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3:On the Left click firewall

Step 4:Leave the Password blank and click submit

Step 5:Disable it and click apply changes

Step 6:Scan and connect in the Xbox/PS3/Wii

Step 7: Get the IP Address of the Xbox/PS3/Wii

Step 8:Open Router Setup in the Computer

Step 9:On the left under Firewall Click DMZ

Step 10:Enable the IP Address of the Xbox/PS3/Wii in it

Step 11:Click Apply Changes

Step 13:On the left Under Utilities click System settings

Step 14:Scroll down to the bottom

Step 15:Enable UPnP

Step 16:Click apply changes

Step 17:Test the connection ,Check the NAT

If working then let me know

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If it is still not working

Open Router setup

At the middle Under internet settings check the WAN IP

IF it starts with 192.168. or 172.16 Then you will have to contact your internet service and ask them to bridge the modem

Oct 20, 2010 | Belkin (F5D7230-4) Router (587009)

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I have a belkin N wireless Modem - router and i try to connect to the internet but i doesnt, all the lights are blue exepct the internet one, that flashes orange...and when i troubleshoot it says that the...


Hi Friend,
Before checking these.please disconnect the Modem from router.Connect the Modem directly to your computer or laptop and check whether you are able to access the internet. If not please check with you Internet Service Provider.

Regards,
Aysaam

Sep 05, 2010 | Belkin N Wireless Modem-Router F5D8633au4A

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I have a belkin N wireless Modem - router and i try to connect to the internet but i doesnt, all the lights are blue exepct the internet one, that flashes orange...and when i troubleshoot it says that the...


Hi Friend,
Before checking these.please disconnect the Modem from router.Connect the Modem directly to your computer or laptop and check whether you are able to access the internet. If not please check with you Internet Service Provider.

Regards,
Aysaam

Sep 05, 2010 | Belkin N Wireless Modem-Router F5D8633au4A

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Belkin router can't connect to internet


This is part solution, part clarification request: When you say that you installed the setup software on your laptop, setup software for which: the modem, or the belkin router? Also what type of internet service do you have - Cable? DSL? If you are not sure, list your ISP. What operating systems do you have on your laptop and your main computer?

You say that you connected the modem to your main computer - I am assuming that you mean that you connected your modem with a network or ethernet cable (the one with a connector that looks similar to but larger than a telephone's connector) to your computer's ethernet card, or NIC, port. Is anything connected by ethernet cable to the Belkin router? If you have not connected the modem directly to the router, it will not connect to the internet, and anything connecting to the Belkin router will not be able to access the internet as well.

Try this: disconnected the power from your modem, then disconnect power from your router, and disconnect any ethernet cables from computer & modem, or computer and router. Connect an ethernet cable from the modem to the Belkin Router. (Ensure that you have plugged in the ethernet cable on the router into a port that is either set aside from others, or indicates "Internet", WAN, or something similar - it should be marked either with a different color, labled, or both). Now power on your modem. Wait until you see a steady "ready" light, green ethernet light, or the light usually lit for that model indicating it has completed its bootup tests and the internet connection is ready.
Next, ensure the ethernet cable is connected from the modem to correct WAN or "internet" port on the Belkin Router, then power up the router. Once the router boots up completely, plug in a cable from your computer's (main computer) NIC or ethernet card or port, to a port on the Belkin Router (there should be more than one port available, generally numbered "1, 2, 3" and so on - in a group, seperate from the WAN or internet port). Once you are sure you have the cable plugged into one of the correct ports, and if you have windows, restart your main computer.

Now on your main computer, check to see if you have an internet connection. If you do, you can now resume running the router's software setup on your laptop, which sounds as though it was walking you thru the setup process to connect you via wireless connection to the internet. Report back if you have any success, or if you have any further problems, and best of luck! Hope that info helps

May 05, 2010 | Belkin (F5D8231-4) Wireless Router...

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The only light on my router is the router light. No other lights are coming on. I have tried rebooting.


When facing the router, Globe/Internet LED is on the right. Below are the LED indicators; Check the steps below:

Wireless Security - This light will only turn on if the wireless security is enabled.

Wireless-Computer Status - This light will turn on if a wireless computer is connected to the router.

Wired-computer Status - This light will turn on if a wired computer is connected to the router. Connect the wired computer to any gray port on the router. (There are 4 gray ports).

Router Status - Power light. Solid blue means the router is on and ready.

Modem Status - If this is off, it means the router is not connected to the modem. Make sure the cable is connected from the modem to the yellow port on the router.

Internet Status - This light will indicate if the router is connected to the internet.

If this is the first time you are installing the router, then what is important is to get the router, wired-computer and modem lights ON. Once they are on, you may insert the CD that came with the Belkin router to setup the internet connection and wireless settings.

Dec 07, 2009 | Belkin N Wireless Modem-Router F5D8633au4A

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I have an N+ wireless router that will not talk to my motorola SB5100 cable modem the modem and internet lights flash amber and the setup assistant does not help.


IF Your ISP is Cable then

Step 1 : Connect Modem - Router - Main Computer *(Wired)

Step 2 : Open RSP By typing 192.168.2.1 On the Address Bar of the Internet Explorer

Step 3 : On the left side under internet WAN Click Connection Type

Step 4 : Leave the password Blank And click Submit

Step 5 : Select the Connection type As Dynamic

Step 6 : Click Next

Step 7 : Leave the Host Name Blank And click Apply Changes

Step 8 : On the Left Click on MAC Address Cloning

Step 9 : Click Clone , Apply Changes

Step 10 : Turn off the Modem And the Router

Step 11 : Turn ON The Modem First, Wait Until All the Lights Are ON

Step 12 : Connect the Power To The Router

Step 13 : Wait for 5 Minutes

Step 14 : If The Lights Are Still Flashing

Step 15 : Connect Modem - Computer

Step 16 : Check if It is getting the Internet

Step 17 : If its Not then Restart the Modem And Try It

Step 18 : Make Sure You are getting the Internet When you Connect Modem - Computer

Step 19 : And after that Connect Modem to the Yellow Port on the Router

Step 20 : Check the Lights After 5 Minutes

If it is Still the Same then call Belkin Tech Support
The number is 1800-223-5546



Nov 07, 2009 | Belkin Computers & Internet

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No internet


Have you tried testing by bypassing your router and connecting your computer directly? If you were not able to connect, then your internet service provider should be contacted.

Sep 10, 2009 | Belkin F5D8631-4 Router (F5D8631au4A)

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Ineed to know what blue light tells me that my router is working?


Hi jackmyrtue,

Here's what the lights on the front indicate:


A. Wireless Security
  • OFF Wireless security is off
  • Solid Blue Wireless security is on
B. Wireless-Computer Status
  • OFF Wireless computer is not present
  • Solid Blue Wireless computer is connected to the Router
  • Blinking Amber Problem with wireless computer onnecting properly to the Router
C. Wired-Computer Status
  • OFF Wired computer is not present
  • Solid Blue Wired computer is connected to the Router
  • Blinking Amber Problem with wired computer connecting properly to the Router
D. Router/Power Status
  • When you apply power to the Router or restart it, a short period of time elapses while the Router boots up. During this time, the "router" icon blinks.
  • When the Router has completely booted up, the "router" icon becomes a solid light, indicating the Router is ready for use.
  • OFF Router is off
  • Blinking Blue Router is booting up
  • Solid Blue Router is on and ready
E. Modem Status
  • This icon lights in blue to indicate that your modem is connected properly to the Router.
  • It turns amber when problem is detected.
  • OFF Router is NOT connected to modem
  • Solid Blue Router is connected to modem and functioning properly
  • Blinking Amber Problem with modem
F. Internet Status
This unique icon shows you when the Router is connected to the
  • Internet. When the light is off, the Router is NOT connected to the Internet.
  • When the light is blinking amber, the Router is attempting to connect to the Internet.
  • When the light is solid blue, the Router is connected to the Internet.
When using the "Disconnect after x minutes" feature, this icon becomes extremely useful in monitoring
the status of your Router’s connection.

  • OFF Router is NOT connected to the Internet
  • Blinking Amber Router is attempting to connect to the Internet
  • Solid Blue Router is connected to the Internet

I hope this helps figure out your PS3 issue.

Thanks and don't forget to leave a rating.

Mark


Feb 01, 2009 | Belkin N Wireless Modem-Router F5D8633au4A

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