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My belkin router stopped working after electricity was turned off-when re-connected it stop working--it is only 9 months old--virgin can-not help-is there a solution please. computer new in last yea it is a dell centrino duo, windows vista

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You can try to reset the router for by pressing the reset button of it using a pen for about 15 seconds while the router is power on then power it off after the reset then power it back on, then if you still have the setup CD run it to configure the router again. IF its didn't fix the problem you can contact Belkin for further help check this link for there contact number http://www.belkin.com/support/phonenumbers.asp

Hope that helps........

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If your router was supplied by your ISP less than 12 months ago, then it is their product that has failed and should be replaced free of charge, if you purchased it yourself, then you wont have to part with an awful lot of money for a new one, as you may have shorted the unit, as i assume you have checked the plug fuse and tried other wall sockets

Posted on Aug 23, 2008

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Huh? You installed Vista through your Virgin Cable Modem? What on earth does that mean?

Are you trying to ask "How do I install my Belkin Wireless G Router?"

If that is the actual question, here is the answer:

1) Unplug your cable modem from your computer.
2) Plug the cable modem into the router using a Ethernet Cable.
3) Plug the router into the computer using another Ethernet Cable.
4) Plug in the power supply for the cable modem and then the router.

(If your cable modem is ONLY USB, and doesn't have a spot to plug in a Ethernet Cable, you'll have to call Virgin and replace the modem with a model that does)

Once everything is up and running, you should be on the internet as soon as the computer starts.

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It soundslike your router works if it connects to your laptop with a great signal. But its not sending any information through.

Try reseating. if it does not work. you might need to do a fresh reinstall of the router. Usually the broadband connections attach itself to a mac address of a network card. If you recently put a new router the network cards MAC address is different and it might not send signals through. like for me for cable i have the same issue.

Try this let me know how it does. If any problems please let me know.

I hope this helps
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If you have your pc connected directly to your Virgin Broadband modem through the ETH/LAN port on your pc then disconnect it from that port on your PC.

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Theoretically, it should work with each other. I didn't find any documentation at Belkin's site that states the N1 USB adapter being not compatible with 3rd party devices like your Netgear router.

From what I know is N-Draft's wireless technology should be backwards compatible with both wireless-B and wireless-G devices.

1. Do you have other working wireless devices at your network during that time that you have the N1 USB adapter?
2. Were you able to connect to your wireless network? If Yes, what was your IP address at the wireless computer incase you had the chance to check it?

Maybe you can try to inquire with Belkin about what you've encountered with their device for clarification.

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