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Router quit working

Last Thursday on the porch w/ lap top and all of a sudden my router quit working so I came in to reset it as usual but the lights on the far left the cisco systems didn't light up in the orange as usual please help

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  • mjkcpt Aug 11, 2008

    I have the same problem, the Cisco light is not lit (either orange or white) the power light is blinking, the wlan light is not lit, the internet light is. I tried resetting it ect, I just keep ending up with the blinking power light & nothing else, I can get online (obviously) going directly into my modem, just no wireless.



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    Rick

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Sometimes happens when the modem isn't connected when the router requests some settings from it. try turning on your modem for 60 seconds until the dedicated indicator shows it's completely connected (usually one that says "status"). Then turn on your router. don't access the internet while this is going on. this may or may not always work. sometimes takes more than one try because of different isp's and location.

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How about the power light? Is it solid green?

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