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wired works, but wireless does not

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Rageguy, Jul 17, 2010.

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  1. Rageguy

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    I just got home from my vacation only to find my internet stopped working. I tried a few things like resets and trouble shooting none of this worked so I hooked my laptop to a wired a connection and amazingly it worked. I figured the router had just had some little hic up and was back to working but as soon as I unplugged the cable it went back to not working. Heres all I know my router is a netgear wrn2000 model, my laptop is not the only thing that can not connect through a wireless connection as my ps3 and itouch can not. Also my laptop is not the only thing that can connect through a wired connection as my xbox can too. According to my laptop I have full signal strength but says I have no internet connection, a weird thing is that at one point the wireless did work but really slowly and would drop the connection pretty quickly. If any more info is required for help please post and I will tell you. ANY and all help will be much appreciated as I have been at this for a few hours now.
     
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    access the router via a browser usually http://192.168.2.1/
    go to restore factory defaults, wait for it to re set, all lights should come on except internet then log back on put your internet password in blarblaraol.com and GTRE$REFD for example, should be ok then
     
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    Netgear default address is usually 192.168.1.1 and a more general statement is that you need to reconfigure the router after resetting it to factory defaults. :)
     
  5. Rageguy

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    ok I would like to thank you guys for all the info and ideas you have shared with me so far. Right now it seems that my router is back to working but it seems that my router wants to keep disconnecting from the internet.
     
  6. Old Rich

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    Might help to powercycle everything

    Turn off the Modem, router and all pc's . . turn on the Modem and wait a few minutes for the lights to stabilize . . then turn on the router, then one pc at a time. See if you connect ot the internet then
     
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    Did you reset to factory default settings, as daz1 advised?
     
  8. Rageguy

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    well one final thank you as my router has gone back to its normal speeds and reliability. Im not sure why it decided to start going haywire but if it does something again or I have another tech problem I will be sure to use this website first. PROBLEM SOLVED
     
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