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The default gateway is not available


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#1 ElectricYouth

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 04:45 PM

I was at my mom's place yesterday and internet was working fine, but then it suddenly stopped working.
I clicked on troubleshoot, and it stated that:
Problems found
The default gateway is not available

 

What does this mean?

 

After some minutes all went back to normal. Is someone trying to hack me?



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Posted 18 August 2017 - 04:47 PM

That generally means your LAN (as in the Modem-Router) has gone offline temporarily, which does happen.

 

It is highly unlikely that this was anything other than a typical (which doesn't mean frequent) "burp."


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