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Help Help Help Im so frustrated

I have installed a lynksis router WRT160N. It worked initially and then suddenly...no connectivity. I have 4 computers and none of them can see the router. Interestingly, my iphone sees it. I have deleted settings and started over several times. It works for one or two times and then stops again. I have service only with the ethernet cable connected. 4 different computers and 4 different security programs. Are there specific ports I need to make available? Why does it work initially and then stop? I would appreciate ANY help!!!

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  • Bill Brown May 11, 2010

    Need more information: 1. Are the four computers connected by cable or wireless? 2. What are the four different security programs being used? 3. How do you repair the connection problem when it occurs? 4. What is one or two times, connections or days? 5. Have you ever had all four working at the same time? 6. Have you tried a different router and does it work ok? 7. What does the router connect to, the actual model of modem or possibly another router? There are no specific ports to setup or use on the router. Send info and I will take a second look at the problem.

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WRT160N router has issues with firmware. Upgrade the firmware of the router.
Download the new firmware from the web site www.linksys.com/download . save it on your computer. open the set up page of the router.
Upgrade the firmware of the router. Once you upgrade the firmware , reset the router for 30 seconds. Release the reset after 30 seconds. wait for 1 minute. unplug the power and plug it back in. wait for 1 minute.
Now you will need to reconfigure the router.

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