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Do you have a modem as well hooked up with the router?
remove ALL power supply and network cables and let sit for 30 min, router and broadband.start with broadband modem ONLY and waitafter all the light is up on modem, hook up the router and see
Did you turn off the router for 30 mins? what are the lights status on the router?
If the Power or Diag LED (Light Emitting Diode) on your Linksys router is blinking, it means the firmware is corrupted.
Press and hold the Reset button of your router for 30 seconds.
The reset button is a small button located on the back or bottom of the router. You will need to use a pin hole to reset the router. see here
the router should be on
what did it do after the reset? was the power light still flashing?
It seems like the firmware corruption has proceeded to the memory level - but i'll opt out to see if other experts have any ideas.
I am the person that will be helping you today.
Please, follow the instructions below:
- Plug a computer directly into one of the four LAN ports on the router.
- Wait 1 minute.
- Hold down the two following keys at the same time: Windows key and the letter R- In the box that comes up, type: cmd- Click the Ok button.- In the black window, type the following and press Enter: ipconfig- Press Enter Question #1: What is shown for the IP Address, Subnet Mask & Default Gateway?
I will be standing by, looking forward to your response.
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