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my wndr4500 router has stopped working. the power light is

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my wndr4500 router has stopped working. the power light is blinking. i tried turning it off and waiting a couple minutes and then turning it back on. nothing. help!
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
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- Plug the DSL or Cable modem into the WAN plug on the router
- Plug a computer into one of the four LAN plugs on the router
- With the power to the router ON, press the reset button on the back of the router with a paperclip or pin for 30 seconds.
- Wait 30 seconds
On a computer that is connected to the router, perform the steps below:
- Click the following link ---> http://192.168.1.1
--If the above address does not work, go to http://192.168.0.1
--If the above address also does not work, go to http://192.168.2.1
Username: admin
Password: password

- If you are using DSL, choose PPPoE for the connection type and enter your DSL username and password.
- If you are using cable, click the clone Mac Address link
- Choose the Enable option
- Click the Clone Mac Address button
- Click the Save Settings button
- Click the Wireless link (Your network name is displayed there, you can change it and click the Save Settings button)
- Click the Wireless security link (Your wireless password is displayed there)
---- Choose WPA PERSONAL
---- Enter an eight digit passphrase in the WPA Pre Shared field (This will be your wireless password)
---- Click the Save settings button




Please, keep me updated on the status of your problem if there are any further issues. I will be available to respond.

Thank you,
- Jason



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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
i'm unable to connect computer to router. i need a usb to usb cable.
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.

No usb cable will be needed.

You can use a Network cable to connect to it.



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