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False connection with wireless router

I have to unplug the power and reset power to my router so that my laptop will receive a connection. What is wrong. Netgear WGT624

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Please make a note of the settings of your router before upgarding

  1. Open the browser and access the router (usually the address is http://192.168.0.1).
  2. Log in to the router (User Name = admin and Password = password unless you have changed it).
  3. Click Maintenance > Router Upgrade.
  4. Click Browse and locate the upgrade file (download link is below).
  5. Click Upload.
  6. Wait for the router to reboot.
  7. Verify that the router firmware was upgraded.
  8. Reset router to factory defaults.
  9. Wait for the router to reboot.
  10. Reenter the settings you noted down before upgrading.
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The ''wireless'' light on my wireless router is flashing amber


Contact Belkin for Care at 1-800-585-2494 Toll Free,,

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Wireless Network Reset - Belkin


If you are unable to connect your laptop wireless to your <b>Belkin</b> wireless access point/router, the <b>easiest</b> and<b> fastest</b> way to get going is to reset your router to the factory defaults. This will make your router work like the day you bought it.<br /><br /><br /><br /><b>Reset your router:</b><b><br /></b><br /> <ul> <li><b>Unplug</b> your <i>DSL/Cable</i> <b>modem</b> from power (not your access point/router) Leave this unplugged for now</li></ul><br /><br />Next <ul> <li>On the rear of your<b> Belkin router </b>you will find a small RESET button</li> <li>With the power still on the router,<b> Press</b> and<b> hold</b> (with a pin/pen tip) the <b>RESET</b> button for 10 seconds.</li> <li><b>Release</b> the RESET button a wait 15 seconds for the router to reboot</li></ul><br /><br />almost done.... <ul> <li><b>Unplug</b> your <b>Belkin</b> router from power</li> <li><b>Plug</b> your DSL/Cable <b>modem</b> back in to <b>power</b></li> <li><b>Wait </b>1 minute for the modem to boot up</li> <li>Be sure the ethernet (cat5) cable from your <i>modem</i> is securely plugged into the <b>WAN port</b> on the back of your Linksys <i>router.</i> This is usually labeled <i>WAN</i> or<i> Internet</i> above the jack</li> <li><b>Plug</b> your Belkin <b>router</b> back into power.</li></ul><br /><br />You will now be able to connect to the internet with your wireless device. I would advise that you follow the next steps in securing your wireless network.<br /><br /><b><br /></b><i><b><br /></b></i><i><br /></i>Magoo

on Mar 13, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Wireless Network Reset and Setup - Linksys


If you are unable to connect your laptop wireless to your Linksys wireless access point/router, the easiest and fastest way to get going is to reset your router to the factory defaults. This will make your router work like the day you bought it.

There are 2 steps involved Reset your router, Setup/Secure a new router

Reset your router:

  • Unplug your DSL/Cable modem from power (not your access point/router) Leave this unplugged for now


Next
  • On the rear of your Linksys router you will find a small RESET button
  • With the power still on the router, Press and hold (with a pin/pen tip) the RESET button for 30 seconds.
  • Release the RESET button a wait 15 seconds for the router to reboot


almost done....
  • Unplug your Linksys router from power
  • Plug your DSL/Cable modem back in to power
  • Wait 1 minute for the modem to boot up
  • Be sure the ethernet (cat5) cable from your modem is securely plugged into the WAN port on the back of your Linksys router. This is usually labeled WAN or Internet above the jack
  • Plug your Linksys router back into power.


You will now be able to connect to the internet with your wireless device. I would advise that you follow the next steps in securing your wireless network.


Setup/Secure a new router

Log into your router
  • Type 192.168.1.1 into your web browser and hit enter
  • In the login fields (case sensitive):
  • Username: leave_this_field_blank
  • Password: admin
  • Click OK


Once in the web interface for your router
  • Click Wireless tab - Basic Wireless Settings
  • Find the Wireless Network Name (SSID) field
  • change this to your new network name (this is the name you will see when you connect through your wireless device)
  • Find the Wireless Channel field
  • Change this from 6 (default) to 1 or 11

  • Click on Wireless Security
  • Find the Security Mode field
  • Choose WPA2 - Personal
  • WPA Algorithm choose AES
  • WPA Shared Key type in your new password you will use to connect to your network

Click Save Changes and your router will now reboot. You will now need to enter in that same password (WPA Shared Key) when you first connect with your laptop to your wireless network


Magoo

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Reset your router, it would enable you to connect
On the back of your router there is a little black reset button. Use a pen or paper clip and press down for 10 seconds. Make sure the lights on the router stop blinking for one second. Release the button and make sure to reset your wireless security and network ID.
If that doesn't work just unplug your routers power cord. This is the easiest way to reset your internet connection without resetting your router to factory settings.
If neither of those work, unplug the power cord of your modem. This will completely reset the internet connection without resetting the routers settings.

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Reset it to factory defaults by:
  • unplugging router
  • pressing and holding "Reset" button WHILE plugging the router back in to power
  • keep the reset button held for 30 seconds
  • access the router via a wired connection at http://192.168.0.1 - username should be left blank, password should be "admin" (without the quotes)

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Wireless Network Password - Linksys


If you are unable to connect your laptop wireless to your Linksys wireless access point/router, the easiest and fastest way to get going is to reset your router to the factory defaults. This will make your router work like the day you bought it.

There are 2 steps involved Reset your router, Setup/Secure a new router

Reset your router:

First
  • Unplug your DSL/Cable modem from power (not your access point/router) Leave this unplugged for now


Second
  • On the rear of your Linksys router you will find a small RESET button
  • With the power still on the router, Press and hold (with a pin/pen tip) the RESET button for 30 seconds.
  • Release the RESET button a wait 15 seconds for the router to reboot


almost done....
  • Unplug your Linksys router from power
  • Plug your DSL/Cable modem back in to power
  • Wait 1 minute for the modem to boot up
  • Be sure the ethernet (cat5) cable from your modem is securely plugged into the WAN port on the back of your Linksys router. This is usually labeled WAN or Internet above the jack
  • Plug your Linksys router back into power.


You will now be able to connect to the internet with your wireless device. I would advise that you follow the next steps in securing your wireless network.

Setup/Secure a new router

Log into your router
  • Type 192.168.1.1 into your web browser and hit enter
  • In the login fields (case sensitive):
  • Username: leave_this_blank
  • Password: admin
  • Click OK


Once in the web interface for your router
  • Click Wireless tab - Basic Wireless Settings
  • Find the Wireless Network Name (SSID) field
  • change this to your new network name (this is the name you will see when you connect through your wireless device)
  • Find the Wireless Channel field
  • Change this from 6 (default) to 1 or 11



Magoo

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just got off the phone with dlink my 2310 is dead lights 1-4 always on the sec you plug it in. Anyway

The correct reset procedure is push reset button for 10 sec unplug power do not release the reset button wait 10 sec more. next plug in the power THEN release the rest button.

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mairelina, if all was well 2 days ago then resetting the router should fix your problem. usually a small button on the back of the router.

chelliepooh, you need to check that the router's wireless function is on. connect using the ethernet and go to the config page (usually 192.168.1.1) make sure wireless is on and security is set to wpa-psk.

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