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#75750 22-Jan-2011 23:41
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I've googled around and can't really figure out what that means. I did notice that my wlan light on my router (tplink modem/router TD-W8960N) was flashing like crazy at the same time I got the alert (the alert came up 5 or 6 times within a couple minutes, unfortunately I lost power before I could get a screen shot and lost the log). I checked and no one was using wireless at the time, including any phones.

I'm using wpa2-psk with a very strong password and have since changed the password, but I'm wondering if someone managed to hack in? I changed the default login for the router when I first set it up several weeks ago.

Is this something I should worry about? Thanks.




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  #430094 23-Jan-2011 03:56
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Power cycle the modem and if it continues to work then it should be fine.
These random errors happen due to miscommunication and to me it doesnt sound like a problem.

There may also be a firmware update file you can download from the TP-link website.

Their routers are generally really good.




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  #430204 23-Jan-2011 15:36
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Thanks Ray. The error hasn't come up again so here's hoping it was a 1-time thing. Oh and I do have the latest and greatest firmware. Cheers.




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