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Linksys Wireless model # WRT54GS

I was online (using wireless) and suddenly lost the internet service. Disconnected power on my cable modem (like I normally would), waited, and plugged it in again. This usually works. It didn't. I tried the wireless assistant, and it kept saying it didn't support my router. I tried to reset the router (via reset button).....didn't work. I tried to reinstall the modem.....didn't work. I have service if I plug the cable modem into the laptop, but not if I try to connect via wireless router. Any ideas?

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It sounds like the router went bad and your need to get a new one

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