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My lynksys WRT160N V2 router stopped working when I updated my firmware. Now it says limited connectivity and I can't seem to fix it. I have reset my router and my modem but I have still had no luck. I also can't connect to 192.168.1.1 to reset my connections either. Do I need to buy a new router or can this be fixed?

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Make sure that your computer is able to go online through the modem.
If your computer is not able to go online through the modem then you will need to call ISP first.
If your computer is able to go online through the modem
then you need to connect the computer to the router and the modem to the router.
open the set up page of the router and change the settings of the router according to the ISP.
Click Here for step by step by instructions

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