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WRT160N: Can't connect internet to router

So there was a blackout around my area 2 days ago. Once the electricity came back on, I was able to connect my desktop and iphone to my router with no problem but then it said "No Internet access". I'm connected right now straight from the modem itself through my desktop. All lights are flashing accordingly and I'm just thinking is it the wires that are the problem or the placement of the wires or it's really the router itself. I'm not much of a techy girl so try to ease up on the technical terminology while you're at it.

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I think you should reset your router. There is a red small button in the back or the bottom side. Press it around 30sec after release it and turn off the router(take out from the power). After 1minute turn it on again and wait until the led lighting well. If you do this methot after you have to make security settings again. open your browser and type the address usually http://192.168.1.1 after that login:admin pass: just leave it blank. if you not sure about the security setting ask somebody close to you to help. i mean WPA and other wifi network protections. so nobady can steal your internet.you can try this process to but that is quite complicate if you do not know so much about routers.
http://www.computing-tips.net/Reset_Linksys_wrt120n_default_settings/

Posted on Dec 06, 2012

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  • Jacque Avalon Dec 06, 2012

    I actually restarted it for like 10+ times yesterday and it still won't work.

  • Endre Nagy
    Endre Nagy Dec 06, 2012

    Yes but i talking about RESET not RESTART. There is big difference. Restart just restart the router but the reset is take the default settings as you bought it. Sometimes the electronic stuffs get crazy and need to reset them.

  • Jacque Avalon Dec 06, 2012

    So I just restore it to its factory defaults?

  • Endre Nagy
    Endre Nagy Dec 06, 2012

    Yes you can do that if you do not know so much about router settings. Because if the cabel from the router to your computer is working than the cabel is working. So it can just the router i think. Sometimes my router is get crazy too. I just reset it and set the things again. wifi password is the most important. I do not no what type of internet you have but if you just plug in the cabel from the modem to the pc and it's working then i think you get automatic ip so you do not need to setting so much after factory reset.

  • Jacque Avalon Dec 09, 2012

    So I have an update: I checked my wifi signal and the yellow caution sign is gone and it says Im connected to my internet. So I checked my phone and I tried to connect to twitter but it still doesn't load my tweets and stuff. So I checked the connection status of my WIFI and it says that the IPv4 connectivity has internet but my IPv6 Connectivity has no network access. What can I do with this?

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Most cable companies will only allow 1 active device at a time conneceted to the cable modem. When ever you change what is connected to the cable modem you must always cycle the power/reset your cable modem.

When you are reseting the units, always rset the cable modem first, wait until it boots back up then reset the router. If that doesn't fix the poblem then it may be a configuration problem.

I forgot to ask if you are cable or DSL.

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Check on your cables makes sure they are inserted properly and the cord should be free of kinks, scrapes or loose connections......Also check the back of your computer make sure your ethernet card (the one that has the green lights/LED's) is seated properly (not loose)....

Good Luck.....hope this helps...if not let us know....cheers

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if this is DSL connection then you have to configure your modem before you connect router

follow this
first disabled wireless on your modem/router

.1) Turn off DHCP on your modem/router I am assuming this is verizon westell
2. Configure the first VC port to Bridge-Bridge mode
3. Keep hitting "apply" in the windows until the 7500 reboots
4. Plug the "Internet" port on the linksys to one of the normal ethernet ports on the modem /router
5. Turn on the Netgear and wait for the green Internet light to go solid

good luck if this does not work provide more info on your setup

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Instead of running the CD, try to configure the router manually. First, make sure that you have verified internet connectivity between your PC and your modem. Once verified, connect your modem to the internet port of your router and then your PC to any of the ports (1, 2, 3, or 4) at the back of your router. Turn ON your modem, router and PC.

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Check on your cables makes sure they are inserted properly and the cord should be free of kinks, scrapes or loose connections......Also check the back of your computer make sure your ethernet card (the one that has the green lights/LED's) is seated properly (not loose)....

Good Luck.....hope this helps...if not let us know....cheers

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On which port of the D-link router did you plug the WRT160N router?

Do this setup.

Disconnect the WRT160N from D-link.

Connect a computer to port 1 of the WRT160N. Access the setup page by typing 192.168.1.1 on the address bar. you may need to type in the username and password for WRT160N. on the setup page Change the LAN IP address from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.2.1. save the settings.

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