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Belkin N1 router - wireless light not on???

I have a belking N1 wireless router at one time it worked fine. We moved and now the wireless light light on the display is not working. the internet works fine through cable but no laptops are able to get on. the say they are connected and picking up a signal but they are always waiting for a reply from the web site. The wireless light on the router is never on either. what can I do??? Thanks

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  • davesr9 May 18, 2008

    i have the same problem, and i reset the router by pressing the bottom on the back that did not work i restored the settings to the factory specs and that did not work, so heres the funny part i went and bought a new router and the same problem is happing to the new router

  • Anonymous May 30, 2008

    I have a belking N1 wireless router at one time it worked fine. We
    moved and now the wireless light light on the display is not working.
    the internet works fine through cable but no laptops are able to get
    on. the say they are connected and picking up a signal but they are
    always waiting for a reply from the web site. The wireless light on the
    router is never on either. what can I do???

  • SRT4 Jun 13, 2008

    Mine does the same thing. It has worked great for about 5 months, then it worked this morning, and out of the blue, this afternoon, the wireless light went out and NO MORE WIRELESS. I have 3 laptops that use this network, as well as a wired home office computer, all at home, and none of them work except for the wired one. I have reset the router, reset the cable modem, restored factory defaults, tried to unplug and clear it for a few minutes, NOTHING HELPS. It's like the part that I need just died. Have had other problems with 2 prior belkin routers doing the exact same thing, and had to replace those, but Belkin is going to have to take the fall for this one. THey need to make a better product. THis is ****!!! Works great, when it works. Have had other idiosyncracies with this router since new as well, like just not wanting to fire up, not wanting to access the cable modem, etc. ANY SUGGESTIONS????????

  • rok_hunter Jun 16, 2008

    Same as above; Belkin wireless N1 router that has worked fine for almost a year now, through two moves, suddenly stopped working for wireless connections. The wireless light is out and no restting, rebooting, firmware upgrades/re-installs, etc will bring it back. The wireless function on my laptop functions fine, as it is able to get signals from my neighbors, and the wired connection on my desktop works fine (obviously, since I'm online typing this).

  • CaymanBoss Jun 19, 2008

    The wireless light light is not on on mine either. I have tried everythin including restarting using factory settings. Nothing seems to work. If anyone has any suggestions that would be great.

  • Anonymous Jun 28, 2008

    Exact same problem with Belkin router - stopped working.

  • borkt Jul 28, 2008

    So I am also having the same issue with belkin router. Worked great for about 5 months, then all of a sudden lights out for my wireless. Has anyone figured out the issue and is Belkin doing anything about it?

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    Same problem. What works?

  • angel espo Dec 12, 2008

    My Belkin N1 worked great as well but all of a sudden it stopped working. Completely dead. I've tried resetting but no luck.



    Hopefully a fix will soon come up...

  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    Wireless light no on an connection is not working.

  • kdbrier Dec 19, 2008

    Yup. Same problem for me. This tuesday I called Belkin this week when it happened and they guided me through firmware updates and whatnot. Worked great then died again last night.

  • mckaysport Dec 27, 2008

    Wireless light doesn't go on anymore and as a result I don't have wireless internet service. Any quick fixes? Barry

  • jazbob Feb 20, 2009

    Same issue. Can connect through wired connection, but NO wireless. The "wireless" light does not come on anymore. I was having problems with the router dropping my connection 2 to 3 times an hour. I installed the firmware that Belkin has posted on their website (1.0.0.1) and now I can not connect wirelessly at all. The router orinigally shipped with firmware 1.0.0.4. According to the Belkin website, the latest "QC approved firmware" is 1.0.0.1. Doesn't look like much quality control to me. Calling Belkin tech support didn't help the situation at all either. Their fix is just "return the router to where you bought it". Well, that's exactly what I'm going to do. But I can assure you that I will NOT walk back out of there with another Belkin product. This has been nothing short of a joke, and not a funny one. A quick search on Google and you can see that this is a VERY common problem. Yet they refuse to admit that there is any issue with their product. Goodbye Belkin, hello Linksys.

  • parn_passthe
    parn_passthe Aug 13, 2012

    how to change SSID because when I open 192.168.2.1 then I got recovering tool page :( help me please thank you.

  • parn_passthe
    parn_passthe Aug 13, 2012

    how to change SSID because when I open 192.168.2.1 then I got recovering tool page :( help me please thank you.

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I have used belkin wireless router for almost 8 year and i do Know much about it .
for this kind of problem the most recommended steps would be is to reset the wireless router and setup like new one . contact with belkin tech support visit
belkin Tech Support how to setup my belkin router see if that helps .

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Same here,this Belkin is one crazy piece of junk.
netflix released a disc that allows you to stream online movies directly to your WII console.
I bought a wireless Belkin router last night.
Set it up and watched a netflix movie with no problem.
Later I attempted to connect and it failed,after a number of attempts each one giving a different Wii error code,I finally managed to connect to the netflix server site.
But I noticed that the wireless light wasn't on.
Come to find out it was streaming the movie from an unsecured wireless connection from a neighbor somewhere.
So while I can connect I don't like the idea that the Belkin has a problem sending data and a neighbor's can be accessed and used much easier than my own.
As a matter of fact my Wii shows several access points everyone in the hood it seems except Belkin that's the only one that never shows up.

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Return the router..5th Belkin to die out of 12...my business will NEVER use belkin again!!!!

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1) check that you have the latest firmware version for your router; if not download it and install it. This step is normally carried out in the routers configuration web interface.
2) reset router to default settings from within the web interface.
3) make sure your SSid has no spaces in its name, use the underscore character to separate words.

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Same problem worked great, then no light. Cannot fix it? Whatzupwitdat?

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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Same problem. Router will not power up after a move across town. Solution offered did not work.
What gives Belkin?

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Wow! I'm having the same problem!!!! Worked great...Now it's pooped!

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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