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Connectivity issues with linksys router

Hi i've got a modem that I connect my router to so that the desktop pc can connect using an ethernet cable and I can use my laptop wirelessly. I've been able to connect previously using this method of connection however now when I try to connect the desktop will not pick up the connection. I get a media state media disconnected message. when I connect directly to the modem from the pc there is no problem. when i check for the ip address it shows that its holding or picking up the ip address of the router, but it will not connect when its connected to the router. Even though the pc holds the ip of the router it still maintains connection connected directly to the modem. I release and renew the ip address to get the ip address of the modem................long story short how can I resolve the issue i'm having wit my router and connecting it to be able to connect to both computers? What could possibly be the issue as to why the desktop no longer connects using the router?

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  • MissKS Jul 29, 2008

    Hello Bob. Thanks for your response. I've done that already and that hasn't resolved the problem i'm having. I've even gone to the extent of uninstalling the drivers for the nic card and reinstalling them again.....however no progress. The PC connects to the correct port as well, but still no connection.

  • Anonymous Aug 22, 2008

    I am having the same exact problem. I have tried everything I can think of. It worked before, then suddenly nothing. I will no connect through the router at all. If anyone could help us would be much appreciated. Teresa

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If it worked before it should work again. Turn the router off for 30 seconds and try again. Als make sure that the wired PC connects to port 2 or above.

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