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Internet lost intermittently

Router 'dies' and reverts to orange light on wire computers indicators. No warning
Internet lost, but still active when cable connected to PC.
Tried channel changing and cloning as advised by Belkin support.
About to launch said router - or buy a new one?
Wendy

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Try to reset the router to his default configuration by pressing the reset bottom of the router for 15 second. try to connect using the router connection

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Here's what the lights on the front indicate:


A. Wireless Security
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B. Wireless-Computer Status
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C. Wired-Computer Status
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E. Modem Status
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F. Internet Status
This unique icon shows you when the Router is connected to the
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  • 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


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