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How to get the WIRED light on the router back on

There are 5 blue lights the second one WIRED  is not on how do I get it back on?

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    Matt H May 11, 2010

    Is there any computer plugged into this modem-router using a LAN cable? If not, the wired light won't be on more than likely.

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Disconnect ALL leads and remove the router from any power source and leave it off for at least 10 mins minimum then reconnect everything, the lights will flash on and off for a few minutes, then you should have all your light back on.

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They only light up once a ethernet cable is plugged in ( wired connection between appliance and the router ) does not when appliance is connecte wirelessly. if there is 5 open ports on the back of your router there should be 5 blank lights

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We had a power outage. Everything is back working expect I cannot connet to the internet. My cable company has reset the modeum and when I plug directly into my computer its fine, however when I plug...


First check to make sure you have all the light on the Dlink router lighting up (i.e. power, internet, ethernet, ect). Weather the lights are good or not, check your cables and make sure they are secure. If all the light are proper, then unplug the router for a few seconds then plug it back in. Once all the lights are on try again. If you are using wireless, plug in wired (ethernet cable) to the router. Depending on your OS and settings, you should see in the lower right hand corner a computer icon. If this has a red X on it, the router is not providing a signal to the computer. If everything looks good wired, try the internet again.

If the lights are not correct on the router and checking the cables did not fix the issue, you most likely have a problem with the router its self.

I hope this helps, if not comeback with more information (i.e. what lights are on the router, the IP address the router is giving the computer, wired works but wireless does not, the more information the better).

Jul 22, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to Configure Belkin routers for Centurylink, Embarq, Bell sympatico, Bell...


How to Configure Belkin routers without installation CD for Centurylink, Embarq, Bell sympatico, Bell Canada ISPs ?
Configuring Belkin routers without installation CD for Centurylink, Embarq, Bell sympatico, Bell Canada ISPs :
  • Connect the Computer to the Router in one of the 4 ports named wired (usually grey in color) using an Ethernet cable.
  • Do not connect the modem to the router.
  • Open internet explorer / Firefox / chrome or any of your default web browser.
  • In the address bar type the default gateway address of Belkin router i.e., 192.168.2.1
  • Belkin router setup page (RSP) will be displayed.
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Wired Part Configuration:
We need to configure the wired part by following these steps.
Step 1: You need to LOGIN to the router for making any changes. (No login password, just leave it blank and click SUBMIT)
Step 2: Click on LAN settings (found on left side of RSP), change the IP address from 192.168.2.1 to 192.168.40.1 and save changes.
Step 3: Now Connect the DSL Modem to Router in the port named Modem (usually yellow in color) using another Ethernet cable.
***Once you are done that, you need to re-login to RSP by typing the new IP address 192.168.40.1 in the address bar of web browser.

Step 4: Check for the internet status at the top right hand corner of RSP. If it is connected then the wired part is working perfect with the router (wired computers will go online). Need not follow the steps below, directly jump to wireless part configuration.
Step 5: If the Internet Status is not connected then, click on CONNECTION TYPE (found on left side of RSP), it has to be selected as DYNAMIC and click next. It will ask for HOST NAME, leave it blank or you can type anything there and click on APPLY CHANGES.
Step 6: Now check for the internet status at the top right hand corner of belkin RSP. If it says connected then everything for the wired part is configured perfectly. You can go ahead and configure for the wireless part.
If it is not connected then we need to do a network power cycle.

Steps to be followed for performing Network power cycle:
  • Unplug the power cable of both your modem and router.
  • Wait for 30 seconds.
  • Plug back the power cable of the modem and wait until all the lights are lit up in it.
  • Now plug back the power cable to the router and check for the lights in the router.
Modem & Internet lights will be lit and they will be solid (blue/green) in the router; it says that the Internet status is connected. Now you will be able to go online in the wired computers.

If still Modem & Internet lights are not solid in the router; it may be blinking in red/ amber it says that the Internet status is not connected. You will not be able to go online in the wired computers.

In this case you need to connect your computer directly to the modem and check whether you are able to go online. If you are not able to go online, then you need to contact your ISP and fix your issue with internet.

The above method is applicable only for Embarq, century link, Bell Sympatico, Bell Canada ISPs. Because these ISPs will have the IP address same as Belkin routers....

If nothing works then you need to contact your ISP and ask them to bridge the modem...Bridging the modem disables NAT in the modem and allows you to get a public IP in the modem.
click here to configure wireless part...

on May 09, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How to Configure Belkin routers without installation CD for DSL ISPs ?


How to Configure Belkin routers without installation CD for DSL ISPs :
  • Connect the DSL Modem to Router in the port named Modem (usually yellow in color) using an Ethernet cable.
  • Connect the Computer to the Router in one of the 4 ports named wired (usually grey in color) using another Ethernet cable.
  • Open internet explorer / Firefox / chrome or any of your default web browser.
  • In the address bar type the default gateway address of Belkin router 192.168.2.1
  • Belkin router setup page (RSP) will be displayed.

Wired Part Configuration:
Check for the internet status at the top right hand corner. If it is connected then the wired part is working perfect with the router (wired computers will go online). Need not follow the steps below, directly jump to wireless part configuration.
If it is not connected then we need to configure the wired part by following these steps.
Step 1: You need to LOGIN to the router for making any changes. (No login password, just leave it blank and click SUBMIT)
Step 2: Click on CONNECTION TYPE (found on left side of RSP), it has to be selected as DYNAMIC and click next.
Step 3: HOST NAME leave it blank or you can type anything there and click on APPLY CHANGES.
Step 4: Now check for the internet status at the top right hand corner. If it says connected then everything for the wired part is configured perfectly. You can go ahead and configure for the wireless part.
If it is not connected then we need to do a network power cycle.
Steps to be followed for performing Network power cycle:
  • Unplug the power cable of both your modem and router.
  • Wait for 30 seconds.
  • Plug back the power cable of the modem and wait until all the lights are lit up in it.
  • Now plug back the power cable to the router and check for the lights in the router.

Modem & Internet lights will be lit and they will be solid (blue/green) in the router; it says that the Internet status is connected. Now you will be able to go online in the wired computers.

If still Modem & Internet lights are not solid in the router; it may be blinking in red/ amber it says that the Internet status is not connected. You will not be able to go online in the wired computers.

In this case you need to connect your computer directly to the modem and check whether you are able to go online. If you are not able to go online, then you need to contact your ISP and fix your issue with internet.

The above method is applicable for DSL ISPs only.

List of famous DSL ISPs in US:
  • AT & T
  • Verizon
  • Pioneer Telephone Networks
List of famous DSL ISPs in India:
  • AirTel
  • Bsnl
  • Mtnl
  • Tata indicom
  • Reliance Telecom
Now lets configure wireless part by clicking here...

on May 09, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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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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Modem router light blinking (no wireless connection) F5D8631-4


Try restoring the Belkin back to the factory default by powering up the Belkin and pressing the RESET button on the back of the Belkin for 7 secs. Then connect a LAN cable from the computer to the Belkin, open IE browser and type the configuration IP address and configure the wireless settings ie. SSID, encryption etc. The computer wireless cards will need to be configured with the Belkin wireless settings to allow them to communicate with the Belkin.

Nov 12, 2009 | Belkin F5D8631-4 Router (F5D8631au4A)

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I need to configure my router through email my case # is 10458377 i have majic jack and cant do it over the phone


Hi

As you havent mention that you want to configure the router
first check is your internet is working when you connect your computer wired with your modem given by your internet service provider, if yes, lets move on to the second step, connect your router and their should be four lights on the router

A. POWER : looks like a circle and a line in it.
B. WIRELESS : looks like a radio sending signals
C. INTERNET : looks like i with a circle underneath it
D. and number light : that shows one of your computer is connected with a wire to the router.

once its done now open the internet explorer on your wired computer
type in 192.168.0.1or you can type http://routerlogin.com
, it will prompt you for user name and password, the user name will be 'admin' and password will be 'password', make sure you type it in small case
On the left hand side their is blue coloum, their you need to click on SETUP WIZARD the very first option,
It says the router can autodetect the internet connection, their select YES and click on NEXT option and it shows the screen below :

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a. does your internet cinnection require login, Seclect NO
b. make sure you check all the options that i have circled in above screen shot and click on apply it comes with the same page again
c. now click on ROUTER STATUS under the Heading called maintainence and check do you have any ip address under the internet port if YES then you have your wired connection working now, check that by opening another internet explorer, if its still not working

Then upgrade the firmware from the link mention below :

http://kb.netgear.com/app/products/family/a_id/1297

above mention is the master link for all WGT624 routers select teh version and upgrade the firmware, and steps are mention on the smae link as well.

Once its done follow the same steps to make you wired connection working. Once its done, Lets move on to the wireless connection

a. click on the wireless settings under the heading of setup

check out another screen shot below :

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a. Change Name SSID : name of your network that you want to have
b. CHANNEL : Change to 11 and if uts 11 change it to 06
c. Mode : change to G&b
d. Sceurity : Select WEP
e. Key1 ; type any 10 digit number or you can type 1020304050, as mention above as the password for your wireless network

Till now we have set up the wired connection and wireless connection on router and now lets connect your wireless computer with it

you will able to see your wireless network name on your computer, simply select it and it will prompt you for password that will be your 10 digit number you punch in Key1

connect with it and you are ready to go with your wired and wireless connection

I hope above mention will resolve your concern.....

Thanks
Harmeet :)

Oct 26, 2009 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Wireless Router...

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"wired" light


the wired lights only comes on when there is a Ethernet cable plugged in to a port, each light has its corresponding light Eg. port 1 Light 1.
unless there is a wired connection between a computer, game console, or anything else that you might have that requirres a internet connection the light will not light up, its normal. Note : light does not come on if you are connected wirelessly

Mar 05, 2009 | Belkin N Wireless Modem-Router F5D8633au4A

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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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Hard Wired Port Problem


please dont assign any manual addresses in ur computer..let it be automatic...

u said that u connected the computer to Ethernet ports in the router...
check whether the light are lit in the router corresponding to that particular port..
check the ip address to that particular computer(hard wired to the router)
ip address should be 192.168.1.100 or 101 or 102..if the ip addres comes in this range means its working good...
if ther is no ip means please follow this steps...

1,connect the blue cable between the computer and the router(any 1 of the 4 ports in the

router)

2,connect the other Ethernet cable between the Modem(came from ur internet people) and the

Router's Internet port(standalone port at the back of the router)

3,In the rear panel of the router u can see the reset button.with the help of the paper or

ball point pen,press it hardly and hold it for 1 minute..

4,Now turn off ur modem and the router..wait for other 1 minute..

5,turn onn only the modem first and wait till all the lights lit.now turn on the router and wait

till the power light is solid..open the internet Explorer it should work..






May 31, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GS Router...

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Bridge or wired


hello!

-- who is your internet service provider
-- what is the operating system of your computer?
-- is this working fine before or is this a brand new router

you may try this to setup your router and see if this help solve your problem

Step 1: Shutdown the computer.
Step 2: reset the router while power on then Unplug the router’s power cable.
Step 3: Unplug the Broadband modem’s power cable and wait for 30 seconds.
Step 4: Plug in the Broadband modem’s power cable and wait for its lights to appear
stable.
Step 5: Plug in the router's power cable once the modem’s lights appear stable.
Step 6: Power on the computer on and test the Internet connection.

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