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Edimax wirless router 6114Wg needs restart to start working

Hi, I have Edimax 6114wg wireless router for some time now, which was working perfectly. Lately I upgraded a p2p program I use, and whenever I start it, network activity stops until I restart the router, even if I stop the p2p software. More over, you can not even reach the router itself. I would expect a p2p software to have an impact on bandwidth, but it sounds really weird to have an effect on the router (like the router starts an endless loop or something). The latest firmware offered by edimax is already installed. http://www.edimax.com.tw/html/english/frames/b-download.htm Any ideas how to solve this?

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  • YangZe Sep 29, 2007

    Hi PyroMan and thanks for your help.
    I forgot to mention, port forwarding is on (the software was working for some time).
    At the beginning I used upnp, and later I stopped it and started a manual configured port forwarding (tought there might be a bug in the router upnp causing it).

    any other idea?

  • YangZe Sep 30, 2007

    Well, I did loose power, and the router got a new IP from the ISP, the internal IP is the same though.

    Let me rephrase my problem, as I think I might have missed another detail or two...

    3-4 hours after I'm starting my p2p program I'm loosing connectivity, that is both to the internet and to the router.
    This is happening each time I'm starting the program.
    After I'm restarting the router (and closing the p2p program), everything starts working perfectly fine, till the next time I start the p2p program.
    I don't have any VPN, I've just enabled the firewall and NAT on the router, for security reasons.
    I tried using port forwarding both with upnp and on a manual configuration, the p2p works for several hours and kills the router.
    I'm using the same internal IP address to connect to the router, and even when I'm loosing connectivity, I can "get" to the router using this IP, it just takes 2 minutes to open the index page.
    Other pages on the net never return.

    If you have more questions regarding the situation, please ask.

  • YangZe Oct 15, 2007

    Yep.
    I have their latest version which is 2.11 :-|

    don't know what to do...

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I'm suffering the same trouble (and more similar stuff) with the same evil router! EVIL ROUTER this one!

I wish there was some firmware update or something... It's ridiculous that the connection dies so easily. Over heated? Bug? sigh... Been suffering for many many months+ now...

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Did you try upgrading the router's firmware?

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Sounds like a port issue. Follow the below link for more info on port forwarding. This needs to be done for programs like utorrent or emule and many others. http://www.portforward.com/english/applications/port_forwarding/Utor/Utorindex.htm or just check out http://www.portforward.com Good Luck

Posted on Sep 27, 2007

  • Patrick McGee
    Patrick McGee Sep 30, 2007

    Hmmmm,

    Did you lose power recently? The reason I ask is if your cable/dsl modem lost power it may have assigned a diffrent IP address. You can get into your modem using the address labeled on the back of it, sometimes with VPN's or other network configurations you can loose some setting. Get back to me let me know what type of connection you are using and I can walk through the process.

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