Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



353 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


Topic # 106420 23-Jul-2012 23:06 Send private message

Wireless computers in my house can connect to the Linksys WRT150N, but not the internet.

The Linksys is attached to a modem and I have tried an alternative cable that I know works (I'm using it here now as well as that modem, so they're fine)).

I have done a Factory reset. I have loaded a previously saved configuration file. I've pressed the reset button on the back, which worked as the password went back to the default.

I've tried 2 computers with the same result, both of which had no changes to them since last successful connection.

Is there anything else I should try before replacing the unit so I can again connect to the internet?

Thanks.

Create new topic


353 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 661098 24-Jul-2012 16:00 Send private message

So I guess I need a new one then!

86 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 7


  Reply # 661109 24-Jul-2012 16:18 Send private message

Is the ethernet light on the WRT or the modem on? Do they have activity lights going? From the WRT web interface can you ping the Modem?



353 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 661573 25-Jul-2012 10:59 Send private message

I'll check this when I get home tonight. I seem to remember that the ethernet light was on though, but need to double-check.

I can't remember seeing a "ping the modem" option in there and wouldn't know how to do this otherwise.

Thanks.

86 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 7


  Reply # 661683 25-Jul-2012 12:30 Send private message

Is in the Administration Tab of the web interface




353 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 662078 25-Jul-2012 22:28 Send private message

Well well, after some mucking around I've found that if I have my modem connected to the wireless router via an ordinary ethernet port on the WRT, the internet goes. But if I plug it back into the "Internet" port on the WRT, which is where it's supposed to go (and always was), the internet doesn't go.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Why does Lightbox have a suicide wish?
Created by dafman, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 3-Mar-2015 16:47 (97 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Galaxy s6 announcement and owners thread
Created by Shoes2468, last reply by geoffwnz on 3-Mar-2015 16:08 (73 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Accuracy of UFB dates on Chorus website
Created by timbosan, last reply by timbosan on 3-Mar-2015 12:32 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Uber Taxi Rides - $10 off first ride.
Created by kiwijunglist, last reply by gzt on 1-Mar-2015 23:38 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


The Evil that is ISIS
Created by networkn, last reply by joker97 on 28-Feb-2015 22:47 (201 replies)
Pages... 12 13 14


Spark Open Term Plan Changes? (27/2)
Created by taneb1, last reply by funnyfela on 28-Feb-2015 15:03 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Whats your USB charging solution?
Created by macuser, last reply by tchart on 3-Mar-2015 17:36 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


Privacy concerns on returning faulty microSDXC
Created by dpw, last reply by dpw on 3-Mar-2015 12:09 (31 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.