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Wireless router suddenly stopped working (Lights still working though)

Q: Wireless router suddenly stopped working (Lights still working though)

So one day I was using a laptop wirelessly when the internet just suddenly turned off. I checked my modem and it was working fine but when I checked my router, the lights were on but not blinking. it was just a steady light. when I checked for a wireless network the name of the network I usually use didnt show up.

I tried unplugging everything and plugging everything back in again and I tried pressing the reset button on the back of the router. Can anyone help?

Thanks so much

P.S. my router is a linksys WRT300N Wireless-N Broadband router

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A: Wireless router suddenly stopped working (Lights still working though)

what devices do you have connected the router anything else wireless
make and model of the pc

does the PC work if you connect to the router by a cable ?
if not
try connecting directly to the modem and see if that works OK

we need to see some details, which will mean you need to copy to a working PC
{run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector} Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Direct link to the program is here
Then run and install the program
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter Name" (1st column) is yours on the list

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
{Device Manager}
Post back the results in device manager
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} >
windows 7
start > control panel> System and Security> Device Manager

network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
are there any ! ? or X
post a screen shot of the device manager - network adapters

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here
{ipconfig /all}
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results here
-> Start
-> (XP - enter the following in the RUN box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all
-> (Vista or Windows 7 - enter the following in the Search box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all

A black box will appear on the screen -
rightclick in the box
select all
control key + C key - to copy

then reply here and
control key + V to paste
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Hi Xenshoa,

Try to Power cycle your devices:
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Tried to uninstall and reinstall a few time, even reinstalled the .net software first (suggestion i saw on a Portuguese forum)

here is the error report code from the popup.

errortype: clr20r3 P1 : wirelessmanager.exe P2:
P3 :48b42ce7 P4 : mscorlib P5 : 4333ab80 P7 : 32f8
P8 : 15a P9 : system.unauthorizedaccess
I am in trouble here without access while on the road, any thoughts?
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Two new motherboards tells us you made the same simple install error in both of them.
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Is there a wireless switch on my laptop?Click to expand...



Check the wireless is switched ON
theres often a physical switch or a combination of the FN and one of the F keys to toggle the wireless on/off
often F2 is used - but note , not always - look for a symbol that looks a little like (( i ))

is the wireless on?

Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
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You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Download this file "DOWNLOAD WI-FI INSPECTOR Vx.xx "
( the site now appears to allow webbased emails like gmail, hotmail, outlook and yahoo now )

There is also a xirrus gadget, But that does not have all the fuctionality "DOWNLOAD GADGET Vx.xx

Alternative links - Use the links below

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
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A user guide is available here

post a screen shot of the program running.
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Hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application (Start> All Programs> Accessories> Paint) and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.

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you can use the "snipping tool" which is found in Start> All programs> Accessories> Snipping Tool

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you can use the snipping tool > Open Snipping Tool (From the Windows 8 Start Screen, type "snip" and press enter.
>Press the Esc. key.
>go back to your Windows 8 start screen - Swipe from left or press Window Button
>Press Ctrl+PrntScr button to use Snipping Tool
see here
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A:Internet suddenly stopped working?

What kind of internet access do you have? What kind of phone service?

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Hi and welcome to TSF!!!

Please check the device manager to see if the wireless device is still installed; make sure you do not have anything with an !, ?, or a red X next to it.

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A:XPS 13 adapter suddenly stopped working.

Thank you for reaching out to Dell Community Forum.
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A:Sound suddenly stopped working

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System Information
Time of this report: 1/19/2011, 15:53:24
Machine name:
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.100427-1636)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
System Model: System Product Name
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+, MMX, 3DNow (2 CPUs), ~2.8GHz
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 752MB used, 5205MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.5512 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
DirectX Files Tab: No problems found.
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Music Tab: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.
Network Tab: No problems found.

DirectX Debug Levels
Direct3D: 0/4 (n/a)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (n/a)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (n/a)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

Display Devices
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce 9600 GT
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0622&SUBSYS_238B1682&REV_A1
Display Memory: 512.0 MB
Current Mode: 1600 x 900 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor: HP 2009 Series Wide LCD Monitor
Monitor Max Res: 1600,900
Driver Name: nv4_disp.dll
Driver Version: 6.14.0012.5896 (English)
DDI Version: 9 (or higher)
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 7/9/2010 22:38:00, 6343040 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: n/a
WHQL Date Stamp: n/a
VDD: n/a
Mini VDD: nv4_mini.sys
Mini VDD Date: 7/9/2010 22:38:00, 10604128 bytes
Device Identifier: {D7B71E3E-4562-11CF-3A62-870300C2CB35}
Vendor ID: 0x10DE
Device ID: 0x0622
SubSys ID: 0x238B1682
Revision ID: 0x00A1
Revision ID: 0x00A1
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A:Audio Stopped Working Suddenly

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A:Internet suddenly stopped working

I suspect your LAN card has fried. If you are able to, try running diagnostics on the device itself (there's probably an ability to do this from "Device Manager"). If you can't, then I don't know how you could test for it being dead other than if when you plug in an Ethernet cord the clear connector doesn't light up green (mine does on our Dell Dimension 3000 XP Desktop to communicate to me that it IS working, IS plugged in and IS receiving proper connection from and to the Modem/Router).

If yours does have an LED as described and it DOESN'T turn the clear plastic connector of the LAN cable green, then it's dead and there's no bringing it back.

And if/when you confirm it is fried, you need to replace it. They're generally inexpensive if you don't want it to be WiFi or anything other than your standard 802.11g 10/100/1000 Gigabit LAN. You can probably pick one up without the "bells and whistles" for $30 or less online these days. They work just as good as the $100 ones, just without some "extras".

The other thing to suspect would be your MOBO. Bridges/connections on them can and sometimes do fry out, effecting other components they distribute the power too. Hopefully that's not the problem because they're in the $100+ range to replace.
EDIT: The "Default Gateway" is obtained by your Modem/Router. The fact you are getting "not available" means that there is no communication between the computer and the Modem/Router. Since your LAN cable is functional, I stand by what I said. It's most likely your LAN card and it's very highly likely that it has fried.
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A:Microphone Suddenly Stopped Working

Quote: Originally Posted by huusch01

Hey all,

My microphone suddenly stopped working last night. I am a gamer and use it for voice chat.

I have a Dell XPS L702X (Laptop) with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OS. It has an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40 GHz.

When I run a diagnostic it detects no errors and it says all of my drivers are up to date. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the driver and checking to see if the devices were enabled. My friends say they CAN hear me, but it sounds muffled (like a tin can/talking into a pillow). I tried unplugging my headset mic and using the built in onboard mic and it picked up no sound at all. I'm hoping to get this issue sorted out soon.

I will be the first to admit I am not the most PC literate, so if anyone who is available to help needs more information, I would be glad to provide it.

Hi huusch01,

Welcome to Seven forums.

First of all please let us know if the mic next to the webcam is not working or the port on the side of the system. Please check both of them and let us know which one is causing the issue.

If you are using a mic headset then check the same headset on different system to isolate the issue.

Also, check this link below which would be helpful in resolving this issue:

Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.
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A:Audio suddenly stopped working

 Do headphones work?  How about bluetooth?  Bluetooth adapters are pretty cheap, I paid $15 for mine, but I'm told you can get them for as little as $5.  I have a problem with my Toshiba laptop speakers that I've circumvented with bluetooth speakers when home, and headphones when I'm not.
Good luck.
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I simply have no use for a PC with no sound. Can someone please tell me how to get it back? I've tried updating the driver, uninstalling and reinstalling it, reseting my pc but still no sound. 
Thank you in advance. 


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A:Right channel suddenly stopped working

Jus to check, make sure the plugs are all in tight. Especially any headphone jack type plugs, those have 3 connectors and if it is slightly popped out you can lose a channel.
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First place I would start would be update all primary drivers for your PC, what ever flavor you have, desktop/laptop. Go to that vendors website and download and install all the latest drivers. If you have add on specific hardware go to that vendors site for drivers.

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A:Sound suddenly stopped working

"I plugged a phone line that was connected to my into the port on the back of my computer".

Where did you plug the phone line into and what was the other end connected to?
Do you have a telephone modem installed?
What Operating System are you running?
Check Device Manager for misconfigurations.
Remove the audio device driver and reboot the system, let Windows reinstall the driver.
Check Services make sure Windows Audio Service is set to Automatic and the service is Started.
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I'm thinking it's some kind of driver conflict or something, but I haven't added any software lately, so I don't know why things would've changed.

The bottom line is, any help you could give me would be appreciated much.

A:Sound on my PC stopped working suddenly

It would be useful to know brand, model, OS, and age of computer.
Have you looked in the device manager for red, yellow, or black flags indicating a driver problem?
If you have driven your computer to high volume for very long you may have "burned out" the sound components. In that case, if you have on-board sound, you will need to install a PCI sound card.
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A:Sound Suddenly Stopped Working

Have you run an Anti-virus scan?