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Unable to connect to internet through Linksys WRT160N router. Can unplug it and internet is fine. Tried power cycling the modem and router. Linksys comes up with all lights flashing and will not...


If I understand your problem correctly, you are able to connect to the Internet when you hook the computer directly to the modem, but not when the router is connected to the modem.
If this is the case, then you need to do a power drain on the modem. Power cycling the modem is not enough to clear the NVRAM of the MAC address of your computer. You have to unplug the power cord of the modem for 15 to 20 minutes in order for the NVRAM to reset and allow the modem to recognize the MAC address of the router.
After the modem has been unplugged for 15 to 20 minutes, disconnect the power cable from the router and then connect router to the modem using the Ethernet cable.
Next with the router power cord still disconnected, plug in the power cord of the modem and allow the modem to sync to the network.
Once the modem is finished with its start-up, plug-in the power cord of the router and let it sync to the network.
After the modem has completed its start-up, it should now be connected to the internet.
Good Luck

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I have the Zoom X6 (5590) DSL Modem, trouble using software


You may check the following:

1. Make sure to plug the power cube into a power strip or wall outlet and then plug the power cube's other end into the modem's power (PWR) jack.

2. You should only use the power cube with the Zoom X6. Other power cubes may damage your hardware.

3. Try another wall outlet.

4. Reset the modem. Use a paper clip and insert it into the RESET pinhole in the modem's back panel and press it 3 times. Then turn off the modem for a minute and turn it back on. Check if the power light will turn solid green.

5. Possible defective modem.

Hope this helps! Good luck!

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no its the charger energy and the capacitor present inside the modem

the capacitor has a tendency to store little amount of energy so psease do not take tension it is normal

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I have a 2 wire AT&T modem. The modem power


Try to replace the power cord with a same voltage adapter from Radio Shack or any local electronic store. If you search FixYa using key work "2Wire Modem", you'll see a whole bunch of people having the exactly same problem with their 2Wire modems! I fixed mine (all three of them) by simply replacing the power cords!

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My pc won't connect to the internet


It is the MAC address that needs to be scrubbed from the modem.

power off the desktop, power off the modem, unplug the data cable from the modem, unplug the POWER connection to the modem.

WAIT 3 MINUTES

Connect power to modem, let it reset
Connect data cable to Modem
power on computer

Modem should now connect & work with desktop.

Each time you switch between systems, you may have to do this. More than enough to make me buy a router. =)

Please rate the post. =)

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Arris cable modem


try shutting of your computer then shutting off the modem, the modems have batteries you might have to remove them theres usally a panel on the bottom, in the back you should have a wire for comcast cable and an ethernet chord telephone too if you have everything. also your modem could be broken, i had the same problem

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2wire modem 1000 series


Power light on what? If the modem, then you need to make sure the wall outlet has power first.. then work your way towards the modem and ensure that power is actually being delivered to the device..

DG

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Actiontec (GS503AD3-01) Modem


--If the Power light is flashing red thanits definately problem with the Actiontec Router --As you have checked with different power source, the possibility of bad power source is no more --May be due to some voltage fluctuation the modem is gone bad.

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No power to modem


if you can see flickiring light on the modem especially the power light...it means something wrong with the modem itself...try bypassing the surge protector and plug in directly to the outlet and also try resetting the modem for 30seconds...if same results....modem is deffective

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