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LOCKED UP ROUTER

MY HUSBAND LOCKED ARE WIRELESS LINKSYS AND WHEN HE DID THIS BOTH OF OUR COMPUTERS AND THE PRINTER WAS KNOCK OFF. IT WAS JUST FIND BEFORE THAT WE HAD NO PROBLEMS WITH IT AND WHEN DID THIS WE HAVE HAD BIG PROBLEMS.

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Turn the router off for a few minutes and turn it back on.

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Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
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You will need a switch or setup each wireless device in the router .
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. power router off
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For isolation purposes, you may want to test the printer through the Linksys router via Ethernet cable and see if you can print if it is wired to the router. From there, configure the wireless printer to match the settings on your Linksys router. Once done, try printing again wirelessly.

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