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#1 IndianaGuy28


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Posted 02 December 2016 - 01:21 AM

today i was thinkin my net was out but i called my isp they say my net is working fine on there end and they say my router was bad b/c they had me unhooked my router then hook it back in nothin so they had me hook the cable modem right to my laptop or desktop computer it works that way so they told me my router gone bad i need to get a new one or get there all in one modem but before i listen to that tech or pay money on a new router i want your input or tips how to fixed my problem


Router i got is a Linksys WRT54gs its 10 year olds too it been a good router


OS: Windows 7


the stuff i try on my own wasrepair networks that about it and i scan for virus too and nothin too i dont know what esle to try really so i came in if u need anymore info let me know 



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#2 ddeerrff



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Posted 02 December 2016 - 03:13 PM

Have you tried conecting an ethernet cable to one of the ports - like you did when you connected directly to the modem?  Does it work then?


Try reseting to factory settings: (Credit to Brickmonkey - Linksys forums)


Resetting WRT54G to Factory Defaults

1. Press and hold the reset button for 30 seconds.
2. Then, unplug the power keep holding down the reset button for
another 30 Seconds.
3. Plug back the power back in, and keep holding down the reset button
for 30 Seconds.
4. Release the reset button.



You will most likely have to reconfigure the router. 

Default username: Admin

Default Password: Admin


Users manual:http://downloads.linksys.com/downloads/userguide/WRT54GS_UG_WEB_20070529.pdf


#3 Wand3r3r


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Posted 03 December 2016 - 04:17 PM

10 years???  They are designed to only last 3.


simple: replace the router

#4 Trikein


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Posted 04 December 2016 - 11:15 AM

+1 for new router if full factory reset doesn't work. I have seen several posts this month of WRT54G/S/L kicking the bucket. Even great routers can die of old age. 

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