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Hello My wireless-G router quit working. This is

Hello My wireless-G router quit working. This is the 2nd time in past 3 years. Yesterday it made a funny druming noise when it quit. I did all the tests to confirm it was not the modem or my computer. My question is it better to purchase a new Linksys or have the existing one re configured again if possible?

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What you can do here first is to perform and Hard reset on your router and after doing reconfigure it and if still not working the router is already bad and need s replacement.

To perform a Hard reset follow this procedure.

1.HARD RESET- Reset the device to factory default.
a.Press and hold the reset button for 30 sec., after that
b.Unplug the power keep holding down the reset button for another 30 sec.
c.Then, plug back the power keep holding down the reset button for 30sec., after that
d. Release the reset button.

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Personally, I'd probably go for replacing the device, and then use the failing one to experiment with third-party firmwares like Tomato and DD-WRT.

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