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My WRT300N seems to have trouble with wireless connections lately. The wireless indicator is a green light, blinking a bit from time to time. Most of the time the router just won't be detected, however sometimes it's there after performing a reset. I can access the router admin panel and I've already updated the firmware to the latest version.

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  • silvahblade Mar 22, 2011

    No longer any help needed. The router just seemed to be broken and we already purchased a new one which is working fine!

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I suppose you have not suppressed SSID broadcast? Sometimes, interference from neighbouring wireless devices such as Coreless Phone, unshielded powerful speakers etc., may cause interference. Try to keep any other wireless or magnetic device at least 5 - 6 feet away from router.

In the router admin panel, check if you have an option to change the WiFi Channel. usually channel 6 is quite crowded ... try some other channel and see if it is stable. If your router has "Auto" Channel option enabled, please change it to "Fixed" and try.

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You need to try hard reset of your router. Please follow the steps:

1. Power on the router.
2. Push and hold the reset button for 10 seconds (watch whether the power light blinks or not)
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4.Once the power light is steady then perform the steps 1-3 for 2 more times.
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Pre-shared key: Any ten digit number and click save settings.

turn the router off for 30 seconds and swithc it on. use the pre-shared key to connect your wireless devices.

I hope this will resolve the issue.

Regards
Chiranjeet

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