Question about Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router
I have a TP-Link Wireless Router model number TL-WR641G set up connected to my DSL. It's the old router from my office and worked fine there. When I initially set it up last week, it was working fine. I went away for a few days and when I came back today and it won't connect to the internet anymore.
The internet is working fine if I disconnect the router and connect directly to DSL. When I use the router I have no trouble connecting to my wireless network, but something is keeping me from accessing the internet. Any help fixing this problem would be greatly appreciated!
It looks like all your devices by themselves are working fine.
If you took the router out of your office I assume that the settings from the office and your home are different, which causes the setup not to work properly.
First of all you should find out which hardware version of the router you have and download the manual from here, so you have the information at hand when you're not online.
Then you want to rest the router to factory settings, so you start clean. In order to do so, use the Factory Default Reset button: First, turn off the router's power. Second, press and hold the default reset button then turn on the router's power, until the SYS LED lights up (about 3 seconds). Last, release the reset button and wait for the router to reboot.
Follow the instructions in the manual form page 8 on onwards with a special view on setting up PPPoE. Have your information form your DSL provider handy (Account name and password).
The default webpage for the router interface is http://192.168.1.1
Username and password are both "admin".
Do not enable any wireless security until everything is working fine.
Make sure later to change the password to something else, so no one can "take over" your router.
If this solution did not help, please don't rate it as "Thanks for trying" or so, but leave a comment instead and I will check back and we can work form there.
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
Posted on Jul 02, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 06, 2015 | TP-Link Technologies TP-Link TL-WR841N...
Nov 29, 2014 | TP-Link Technologies TP-Link TL-MR3020...
Jan 20, 2013 | TP-LINK TL-WR642G Router
Nov 14, 2012 | Computers & Internet
Apr 25, 2011 | TP-LINK TL-WR642G Router
Mar 05, 2010 | Computers & Internet
Oct 17, 2009 | D-Link DSL-G604T Wireless Router
Apr 13, 2009 | Computers & Internet
Jan 02, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router
1,566 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: