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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
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{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

http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifitools.php
Direct link to the program is here http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifi_download_redirect.php
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.
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{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
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{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
enter
control key + C key - to copy

then reply here and
control key + V to paste
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Last night my router was working fine, and then all of a sudden my Internet stopped working. when i woke up i figured out that with a Ethernet cord the Internet works, but going wireless doesn't work. its not in my computer since it also wont work on my ps3.

When i try to connect to it, it either says it cannot connect, or connects and says i have Internet but doesn't let me actually load anything.

A:Router suddenly stopped working wireless

Hi Xenshoa,

Try to Power cycle your devices:
How to Power Cycle a Computer | eHow.com

Please post an update.

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The night before last, our wireless internet connection suddenly stopped working. Every once in a while this happens and if I power cycle the modem, it usually fixes it. We are on cable internet with a Motorola Surfboard modem and a Linksys WRT54GS v.7.5 router. This is actually 1 of 2 routers we have, the other one is Linksys WRT54G v.8. We have tried both now and neither works. I read a thread on here earlier where someone had the same problem, and so I am uploading screenshots as you suggested to them to show you how the connection looks on Xirrus WiFi Detector along with Device Manager and ipconfig/all. I have been on the basic setup page from Linksys 192.168.1.1 and tried changing some of the settings without success, and also doing firmware updates to the routers without success. I can't believe both routers are toast since the WRT54GS one has barely been used.
I ordered a new router because I wanted a Wireless N router anyway, but I'm afraid it will be the same problem when I hook it up if I don't figure out why this happened.
I tried to run the Linksys setup disk again after reverting the router to factory defaults and resetting it, and the setup program failed to communicate with the router. I've checked all cables and tried different ones without success. My laptop works fine with a LAN cable hooked into one of the ports on the router and running to my laptop. Also works with the LAN cable directly from the modem to the laptop.
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My Netgear Wireless-G WGR61v10 router has suddenly stopped doing its thing. No changes were made to it, and it's not that old - maybe a year and a half. Short enough to not think its gone bad and long enough to stop getting free Netgear support.

I rebooted everything after pulling the power, first from the cable modem, then the router, then the computer, but no change. Neither my laptop or desktop will get online through the router, even when directly connected. I can ping the router, however.

Here are some of my settings when I log in to the router itself:

Channel: auto
Mode: b and g

Security Options: WPA2-PSK [AES]

I have my existing passphrase in the Security Options field, also.

Under Advanced Wireless Settings, I have this:

Enable Wireless Router Radio (checked)
Enable SSID Broadcast (checked)
Keep Existing Wireless Settings (checked)

[I normally don't go into the Advanced Wireless Settings area].
 

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So I?ve had this router for years, set-up went perfectly and I've never had connections problems...

Until a couple days ago. The internet light kept going off, and dropping my connection about every 30 seconds, which makes it impossible to download anything and runs the internet slowly. I called tech support, and we got it up and running again.

that worked for a couple days, and today, my router just suddenly died. The internet light is just off completely, no matter what I do. I've tried everything from unplugging the router several times, unplugging the modem several times, running the disk that it came with, updating the firmware, running it wired through all the computers in my house, and finally the little reset button on the bottom about 4 times.

Nothing has worked. Funny thing is, I was just playing Call of Duty two hours ago, so I don?t understand what has happened at all.

I've given up, and I really would like my network back so all the electronic applications in my household can connect to the internet wirelessly.

Any help is appreciated, thanks in advance.

TL;DR The router has been working perfectly for a long time, and suddenly the internet light is off completely, and I've tried everything to get it to work, numerous times, failing. Please help.
 

A:Belkin F5D7230-4 Router suddenly stopped working

All routers have a useful product life. Components in the burn out or "wear out" in three to five years... six if you are very lucky... I don't know of any which have a warranty longer than three years, and most are only a year.
When they stop working, buy another... as this one has "burned out."
Belkin is not a maker or manufacturer as much as it is primarily a marketer... the same models of router products are different in different countries or even on separate ends of the same country.

You will have much better luck with a high end LinkSys by Cisco, and even better luck yet with a Cisco... but then the prices are much higher, as well.
 

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(Be gentle with me I am a middle aged lady not all that computer-savvy!)

My desktop PC is connected by ethernet to my D-Link G604T and I give my paying lodgers free wireless acess on their laptops.

This arrangement has worked perfectly for three years.

Now, suddenly, I am connected to the Net but nobody can get connected from their laptops.

The ONLY thing that has changed recently is that I did a reformat on my PC. That's all I did, I didn't unplug anything, just the simple reformat one does by putting in the Windows disk. Can that have caused this?

I've restarted the D-Link, and tried unplugging it, to no avail. I'm not all that brilliant with computers so I am now at a dead end.

Can anyone help?

Miss Wojtczak
 

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Hi everyone,

Found this website when looking for a solution to my problem.

Last night I was using the internet fine with my TravelMate 4220, running MS XP.

I went downstairs for a couple of hours and when I went back upstairs my computer had gone into hibernation. I turned it back on and it wasn't connected to the wireless router I have. I opened the network connections and it couldn't find either of the two routers I have - on different ISPs.

As you can see, I am currently online (using my Dad's laptop) and so the internet works fine - it must be my computer!

Can anyone help me? It finds the 'free public WiFi' but not any of the other routers in my local area.

I really need my computer for work, so am a little worried!

I have restarted it three times, but nothing is working!!
 

A:Solved: Wireless suddenly stopped working

Hey everyone, it was solved, by my mother no less! She went into IE, ran diagnostics and there was a problem with the windsock, or something, so all is fine now.
 

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hi everyone, earlier my wireless internet was working perfectly at home, then i went to Starbucks and used their Wifi, well when I got back home my wireless internet refuses to work. I see an excellent signal of the router but it will not connect at all. please help, thanks
 

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Hi everyone,

I'm having problems with the wireless button after I took my laptop apart to clean. The wireless button won't switch on at all and doesn't light up. When I press fn f8 nothing happens. I'm not sure what I've done. The wires are correctly in place as far as I can tell. I've tried the following things:

Uninstalling the adapter in device manager and rebooting
Checked adapter is listed as working properly
Do a system restore
Check BIOS

I'm not sure what else to do so would appreciate any pointers. Thanks in advance!
 

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Shut off my laptop this morning as I was going from home to work, turned it on when I got there and it wouldn't register that it was there. I have an indicator light next to a switch that is orange when its disabled (switch to the left) and blue when its enabled (to the right). Well, my switch says its enabled, the indicator light however is orange. So, went to device manager, nothing, doesn't show that I have a wireless card. I tried system restore because Windows 7 has already given me problems with my graphics where I've had to system restore, but it didnt work. Tried uninstalling my driver for it, didn't work. My laptop eventually ended up freezing a little while later, so I did a hard reset, loaded it back up, it froze on startup (again), so I repeated the process, and then my wireless card reinstalled itself and it worked. HOWEVER, I shut my laptop off again, and I'm back to where I was this morning, no wireless internet. Anyone have a fix, or is my assumption that my wireless card is fried correct?
 

A:Wireless card suddenly stopped working.

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Saturday morning I was reading some email, tried to go to a new website and all of a sudden it wouldn't load. I tried connecting to the internet from my ipod touch, and my boyfriend's laptop, and it didn't work either. So I went and unplugged the modem and wireless router, plugged it back in, restarted my computer, and still no internet. Unplugging everything did work in fixing the connection to my ipod and my boyfriend's laptop though.

I have been doing some googling and apparently this is somewhat of a common problem. I haven't actually been able to find a solution to it though.
Today, on a whim, I decided to login my administrator account on the laptop (something I had "unlocked" a few months ago after I got my laptop back from HP when I sent it in to have my hard drive replaced. They had already set up the laptop and named it "test" and it irritated me and I was trying to accomplish something, but I don't remember what now) and lo and behold, I could access the internet! I switched back to my regular user account, but I was still not able to connect... This is SO BIZZARE to me..

I ran IPCONFIG on the command prompt thing.. (wow, I sound so dumb when I talk computers.. I swear I know how to use one.. I went to run, typed in CMD, then did IPCONFIG/ALL) and this is what came up:

C:\Users\test>ipconfig/all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Dani
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
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I linked my laptop (Win 7 RC) with my girlfriends (Vista Home Basic) via Ad-hoc wireless networking, and it ran like a dream for a week. We took it in turns being the one plugged in at the ethernet, and the one with their feet up on the bed enjoying the comforts of wireless technology.

Then one day the ad-hoc networks were showing up as local-only.

Regardless of what I do in the settings, turning ICS on/off, disabling/reenabling adaptors, drivers, tweaking this and that, I can't get the ad-hoc network to share the internet, even though the ICS is shown as on

I've searched google quite thoroughly and found lots of cases of people suffering from this problem, but not a single solution. I suspect its a Vista bug they never ironed out.

I am now going around the forums posting this in the hope that someone knows what is going on and can help me. I really want us both to be able to have net access.

Please, please, please help. Very grateful if you can.

P.S> I am an IT professional, just so we can avoid the obvious questions. I just don't like to have to reinstall every 5 minutes, and am really hoping that Win 7 is the OS to break the Microsoft mould of making those reinstallations so frequent.

A:Ad-hoc wireless network SUDDENLY STOPPED WORKING!!!

so did you find a solution? Cuss im soo frustrated that it doesn't work, i've spent the whole day reading forums trying to get my laptop to connect to the internet through ad hoc...

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I'm pretty sure that this is something that can't be fixed, I believe it's because of a bad motherboard but I figured MAYBE there was something that can fix this. The computer in question has always had problems with internet. It was originally a family member's pc, and it was given to me to try to fix ( years ago, and it's mine now ). Anyway, when I recieved the computer, the ethernet didn't work at all. I figured it was the port that went bad. The computer was taken to Geek Squad before it was given to me and they couldn't fix it. It wouldn't even work with a wireless NIC card. This persisted for years, along with numerous problems with PCI devices not being recognized. The PCI device issue randomly fixes itself, and then starts again for no reason. I think the internet not working is because of the hardware problems. I moved recently, and had to start using the computer again ( always used my girlfriends before I moved ). At first I tried to get it working with a wireless NIC card, and the card wasn't being recognized due to the PCI device crap ( the computer didn't even see that it was added ). Randomly, the hardware issues stopped ( as they do from time to time ) and I was able to install the NIC card, and all worked fine. Then one night I was sitting across the room from the computer and I noticed something pop up on the screen. Upon looking to see what it was I noticed that it was telling me I lost my wireless connectio... Read more

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It would help if you would Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following if custom or home built, Mother Board (including Revision number), Processor (Exact Model Number), Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard..
 

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I have a HP Pavillion laptop and the other day I closed the lid, came back an hour later an had no internet access. I know its not the router because I grabbed my wiles laptop and set them side by side at the ssame table and her worked just fine.

Here are some steps I have already tried:

turned off and on the wireless switch a few times - no luck

went into device manager and deletedd the hardware for the wireless. Restartedd the computer, vista reinstalled the hardware automatically - no luck

shut down the computer for a few hours hoping this would hekp. - no luck

I'm baffled and am not very good at this stuff. Please respond like your talking to a 5yr old. I know, embarrassing, but true.
 

A:Wireless internet stopped working suddenly

Laptop internal wireless cards are known to fail. Try attaching a usb wireless device and see if you can connect
 

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I linked my laptop (Win 7 RC) with my girlfriends (Vista Home Basic) via Ad-hoc wireless networking, and it ran like a dream for a week. We took it in turns being the one plugged in at the ethernet, and the one with their feet up on the bed enjoying the comforts of wireless technology.

Then one day the ad-hoc networks were showing up as local-only.

Regardless of what I do in the settings, turning ICS on/off, disabling/reenabling adaptors, drivers, tweaking this and that, I can't get the ad-hoc network to share the internet, even though the ICS is shown as on

I've searched google quite thoroughly and found lots of cases of people suffering from this problem, but not a single solution. I suspect its a Vista bug they never ironed out.

I am now going around the forums posting this in the hope that someone knows what is going on and can help me. I really want us both to be able to have net access.

Please, please, please help. Very grateful if you can.

P.S> I am an IT professional, just so we can avoid the obvious questions. I just don't like to have to reinstall every 5 minutes, and am really hoping that Win 7 is the OS to break the Microsoft mould of making those reinstallations so frequent.

A:Ad-hoc wireless network SUDDENLY STOPPED WORKING!!!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ChrisBlizzard


I linked my laptop (Win 7 RC) with my girlfriends (Vista Home Basic) via Ad-hoc wireless networking, and it ran like a dream for a week. We took it in turns being the one plugged in at the ethernet, and the one with their feet up on the bed enjoying the comforts of wireless technology.

Then one day the ad-hoc networks were showing up as local-only.

Regardless of what I do in the settings, turning ICS on/off, disabling/reenabling adaptors, drivers, tweaking this and that, I can't get the ad-hoc network to share the internet, even though the ICS is shown as on

I've searched google quite thoroughly and found lots of cases of people suffering from this problem, but not a single solution. I suspect its a Vista bug they never ironed out.

I am now going around the forums posting this in the hope that someone knows what is going on and can help me. I really want us both to be able to have net access.

Please, please, please help. Very grateful if you can.

P.S> I am an IT professional, just so we can avoid the obvious questions. I just don't like to have to reinstall every 5 minutes, and am really hoping that Win 7 is the OS to break the Microsoft mould of making those reinstallations so frequent.


Well win 7 is but i dont suspect it is an OS problem. where does you ISP come from? IE ISP>???????>>>>pc. modem, router, school, etc?

Kenn J+

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I have a Compaq 6715B, and yesterday while I was browsing the web, my wireless stopped working, it gave me a notification in the "Safely Remove Hardware" thing near the clock, "The blah blah blah Network adapter can now be safely removed".
The wireless hasn't been working ever since.
The troubleshooting that I've done so far are:
Make sure the wireless button on the computer is enabled, it will not enable, it is a "touch" button, and it lights up blue when it's working, it won't even respond to my touch, the other buttons next to it do work. So that's not helping at all.
I have two of the exact same laptop, I switched the wireless card that's installed INSIDE the laptop, not a wireless card that just slides in the side, one that's under the bottom panel, I swapped them, uninstalled the driver, and connected via. ethernet to reinstall the drivers. No dice.
It's not showing up in the device manager or anything..

[edit] I'm running Windows XP Professional, SP3

I'm lost.

Help is appreciated, thanks in advance.
 

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I have a HP laptop that runs windows Vista Premium, and is connected to an old Netgear wireless router, with which a broadband modem is connected to.

I have had this setup for nearly two years, and has been running great, including this morning. However tonight I cannot get the laptop to connect to the internet. I have had a couple of weird issues before, but restarting the computer has always fixed it. This time I have restarted everything, and I can access other computers on the network (not wireless) but not the internet.

Strangely, a hard drive that is connected to another computer that is shared for my backups is also not being found. (the other computer is plugged into the router through an ethernet cable, and internet works fine).

MSN, Explorer and the like will not connect to the net. Interestingly, when I start Mozilla Firefox, which loads a simplified google homepage, after a long long time, loads about hald way.

Does anyone have any ideas what the problem could be, I dont know what to do or try, because I havent seemed to change anything to stop it working. Any ideas I could try would be much appreciated.

Olivier
 

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Hey guys,

Earlier today I performed a windows update on my Acer Aspire 5600 laptop, and after the restart my wireless stopped working. The update was an optional hardware one for my ethernet port software apparently, and I've no idea if it has caused the problem or not.

I connect to a Belkin 54g wireless router, and usually when I turn the laptop on it automatically connects fine. Now however, I get a red cross through the icon saying it's disconnected or a 'Limited or no connectivity' warning message. I tried looking up the problem using the details button when this box comes up, and it seems in the list of things such as IP, DNS settings etc the last three items have no numbers next to them. The thing is, I can't even pick up any wireless networks anymore. I use the search function and the laptop finds nothing, even though I know my wireless is on and working efficiantly.

It seems to me like my wireless adapter in the laptop is disabled, even though it isn't. I've tried all I can think of, anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks a lot,
- Lee
 

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Hello,

hopefully I have titled this post properly....

I have been using Win 7 Home Premium on a new build PC for about two months now. I initially used a Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse with a Logitech unifying receiver. I type close to a hundred words a minute, and it was having a hard time keeping up with me, or so it seemed. The mouse also has to be right next to the back of the tower (which is on the floor beside my chair about two feet max from the right of the desk where I prefer to have the mouse, being right handed), in order to work without noticeable lag.

I tried using it with it plugged in to recharge constantly; made no difference. Eventually, I switched to a MS keyboard and mouse. No difference at all. I was still using those right up until this morning, when I threw the keyboard across the room with some venom. (You will see why.)

I didn't shut down my PC when I went to bed last night. Got up this morning, replied to a couple of things on Facebook and updated my status. Went to reply to someone else's status and bang! - my keyboard is not working at all. I checked every key. I reinstalled the drivers. I disconnected and reconnected. Rebooted the PC several times. Threw keyboard across room; picked up keys and battery cover and popped all back into place. Reinstalled Logitech mouse and keyboard with a new unifying receiver.

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A:Wireless keyboard suddenly stopped working altogether

Seeing as the batteries fell out did you try fresh ones?

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Wireless has worked fine on my laptop for six years. It worked when I used it this morning. Tonight, I went to use it, and the wireless adapter looked like it was shut off. I tried to turn it on, but it wouldn't, because my computer thinks that no wireless adapter is present. I tried reinstalling the wireless driver (Intel) with no success. Under "Network Adapters" in the DevMgr, all that shows up is the 1394 net adapter and the Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller. No wireless adapter.

Yes, my computer is old, and I suppose the wireless card could just be toast, but I'm choosing to believe that something screwed up with the software/drivers. I haven't installed anything or edited the registry or done anything that I would expect to have caused a change. I checked my email in the morning, computer was in standby all day, turned it on, no wireless.

Thanks in advance for your help.

OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2400 @ 1.83GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2038 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 70574 MB, Free - 6999 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0MG532
Antivirus: None
 

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Hi all,

My 'Linksys Wireless-G pci network adapter with Speedbooster' (WMP54GS V 1.1) just suddenly stopped working. Nothing had been done to the computer to cause such a thing to happen. My father was browsing a web page and then decided to check his bank status and boom.. nothing.

So first thing I noticed was that the Wireless Network Connection icon on the bottom that shows all the networks in the area was not there. So I figured that maybe the card was not being recognized. I thought maybe I would try updating the driver through Device Manager-> Network Adapters with a driver I found on the internet using my other computer. That didn't work so I tried uninstalling the driver and use the original cd driver that came with the card. Still nothing. Then I tried a system restore several times and you know how that goes. It never restores.

So next I looked at the device status on the card in the device manager and it said:
"Linksys Wireless-G PCI Network Adapter with Speedbooster
This device can not start (code 10)"

It seems like a lot of people get code 10's for everything that is usb or pci but I can't figure out how to solve my problem. I really ran out of solutions and don't know what to do at this point. Thanks
 

A:Solved: Linksys Wireless-G suddenly stopped working

It probably has died. You could try

Use Device Manager to uninstall it;
shut down PC and physically remove the adater;
reinstall it (if possible in a different slot in case it is a slot problem);
boot and hope it gets discovered and installed and now works.
 

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Hi!
So my problem is: a long time ago, my mouse (Trust MI-7770C Wireless Laser Mouse) started acting weirdly, for example, the cursor stopped for a few seconds, and sometimes the scroll wheel completely stopped working, and I had to reboot the computer. I was kinda okay with it, I mean it was still working, and it wasn't annoying enough for me to start trying to solve the problem. But a little later, when I plugged the receiver in, I got a message which said "USB Device Not Recognized". I thought it was my computer's problem, because USBPORT.sys had some problems, but that's not the point. So I bought a new mouse, and it worked completely fine, which means it's a hardware problem. So basically my question is: is there a solution for this? I know, it's kinda unnecessary, because I have an other mouse, but if there's a solution, I really don't want to throw away my old one, because I don't think it's natural for a mouse to suddenly stop working.

A:Trust Wireless Mouse suddenly stopped working.

Have you tried new batteries and checked for proper installation.

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A few days ago the software I use to access the internet suddenly stopped working. I uninstalled and re-installed and the same error comes back! I cannot live without internet while working any help would be appreciated.

Here is what I have
Latitude laptop with the dell 5530 hsdpa minicard installed
Windows XP

The program from dell is the ericson wireless manager software.

One day clicked it and got unexpected error... windows will close the application. I have used this program for 6 months daily without any issues. No software changes within the past month.

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: 0.0.0.0
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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Hello.

I ask that you please be patient with me, as I am not very knowledgeable where computers are concerned.
So my wireless internet connection has been working completely fine on my Windows 8 laptop up until a couple of days ago. The wireless internet is working for all devices in my home except for the laptop. I am currently typing this on my mobile phone. When I try to diagnose the connection, I get an error message that says, "'Wi-Fi' doesn't have a valid ip configuration". I went into the Administrator Command Prompt and attempted an ipconfig /renew as I have heard this solves the problem, but I receive a message that says, "No operation can be performed on Local Area Connection* 11 while it has its media disconnected."

I have reset the computer, but to no avail. The internet connection icon on my taskbar shows me that I have a strong internet connection, but when I mouse over it, it says, "Unidentified Network. No internet access." I have also tried resetting the router. Any help would be much appreciated.
 

A:Wireless Internet Connection Suddenly Stopped Working on Windows 8

The Local Area Connection would not interfere with the wireless as that's the Ethernet port. That message is normal.

Go into the Network and Sharing Center, then on the left side in the blue section choose change adapter settings.

Right click on the wireless network icon and choose properties.

Highlight Internet Protocol Version 4 and click properties. Make sure both sections are selected for Automatically Obtain IP/DNS address. If you had to change them, click OK then Close. Go back to command prompt and type ipconfig/all and post teh results here.
 

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I am getting a "Code 10" (this device cannot start) and a dreaded yellow question mark for something called "Microsoft Tun Miniport Adapter #2" in the Network Adapters section of my laptop Device Manager

I run Genuine Windows? Vista Home Premium on HP Pavilion dv6000.
This morning wireless suddenly stopped working. I am able to connect to the internet using LAN and WAN.

I will greatly appreciate your expert advice. Please help me.

A:Wireless suddenly stopped working / Microsoft Tun Miniport Adapter cannot start

hi and welcome all i can find on this mentions xp ie http://www.techsupportforum.com/606602-post15.html and also this you may be able to adapt it http://www.techsupportforum.com/f10/...rt-101894.html

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Hi,

My Gigaset SE 568 Router Stopped working all of a sudden. I performed a factory reset with a reset button at the bottom side of the device, and re configured it as per my ISP's settings. I was able to access internet with Ethernet Cable but not with Wifi. Accessing the Gateway IP Address i again performed a factory reset and i was able to access the wifi.

But the problem is that its very unstable and the modem keeps on rebooting itself very frequently and i am almost unable to use the internet even effectively for 1 minutes at a stretch.

I am using Windows 7, and i am based in India.

Please Help
 

A:Gigaset SE 568 Wireless Router Stopped working

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After installing a cisco linksys e2000 on a HP computer the mouse has froze up.I thought after trying all I knew to do that maybe the mouse was bad so got a new one and it still will not work. Does anyone have any ideas of what else I can try?
 

A:Mouse stopped working after installing wireless router

Does a wired mouse work?

Did you have to install any software to get the router working?
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3069 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8300 GS, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 294948 MB, Free - 130001 MB; D: Total - 10239 MB, Free - 5795 MB; H: Total - 476937 MB, Free - 292190 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0FM586
Antivirus: Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2012, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

My router stopped working when I tried to connect my new Samsung Smart TV to the wireless network by using the menu on the tv. I had to go and press the WSL button on the router. I pressed what I though was the WSL button and now my router doesn't work. I has three lights lit up, the power on light, a small green blinking light and an amber light by the number 1.

I've gone to the Netgear website and they want $69 for assistance to get my router up and running. I can buy a new router for that much money. There has to be an easier way.

Is it possible to uninstall and re-install the whole unit?

Please advise.

Thank you.
 

A:Netgear N600 Wireless router stopped working

Are you sure you didn't reset the router back to factory settings? Buying a new one will also not solve your issue.
 

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Hello,
Have a Netgear N150 wireless router. it had previously worked fine but now doesn't connect to by modem can anyone help? my operating system is Windows 7

I have another pc and ps3 that are connecting so its not the modem.
 

A:Solved: Netgear wireless router stopped working

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I get a red X over the internet icon and my router will no longer recognize any networks. I called my ISP and the manufacture of my Belkin router. So I went out and bought a brand new Net Gear router. Still not working. I called Net Gear and they think it's my wireless card?

Is there a way to determine for sure if its a hardware problem?

Maybe I need to download a driver?

Is there a wireless switch on my laptop?

Do I need to configure my new router? I'm hoping to use my Belkin router if it's just a driver problem so I can take back the new router and get my money back.

What are some first steps to take? If you need more information, please let me know. Thank you!

Pavilion dv6=7135nr entertainment PC. Windows 7.
 

A:Solved: Pavilion dv6-7135nr laptop - Wireless router stopped working

Is there a wireless switch on my laptop?Click to expand...

yes

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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?

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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
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file to the faulty PC and install the program.
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

http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx
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

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Okay, this is the weirdest problem I've ever hard with computers. Here's what happened:

1. I had a few years old Pentium D 2,8GHz processor running on Asus P5VDC-X mobo. PQI 566MHz DDR2 and GF 7600GS 256mb PCI-E, 350W power.
2. I updated the mobo to Asus P5L-MX to support faster PCI-E cards. Everything worked fine, despite the processor ran too hot (58C on high use)
3. Because of the overheating I replaced the thermal paste but it had no effect on the temperature.
4. I thought I used too much paste so I replaced the paste again.
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5. Bang, no video when I turn on the computer. I tried taking off everything part by part but nothing worked. It didn't work even when I only had processor and used the integrated graphics port. Tried resetting the bios too.
6. Nothing worked so I put back the old P5VDC-X and it worked like charm.
7. I thought it was logical that the problem was caused because of the mobo so I bought a new one, Asrock G31M-S.
8. No video... Did the same steps to this one too. It also had integrated gfx but it didn't work either.
9. The old P5VDC-X still works.

So I have no idea what's causing the problem. Is it the CPU? Mobo? PSU? RAM? I have no speaker on my case so I can't hear any beeps, but it won't start loading the OS from the hardrive and my USB mouse won't turn on. Tried using a differen't monitor too.

The main point is why it stopped working suddenly on new mobo's but still works with the old P5VDC-X? A... Read more

A:New mobos suddenly stopped working, old mobo working

Two new motherboards tells us you made the same simple install error in both of them.
Tell us more about power supply, memory, cable.
Did you make sure the memory was correct for both new boards, and what is the memory on the old board. Would also like to know the power supply and other hard ware.
What happens with the most basic, simple install. Does everything light up?

If you used the same hard drive with the same Windows install on the two motherboards, that is the problem. Windows has detected that you have changed the motherboard and will not operate unless you reinstall Windows on the drive on each new motherboard... One install for each motherboard.
My guess is that you will be fine if you change hard drives or do reinstalls or repair installs of the Windows on the new motherboard.
 

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Hi everybody,This is my first post here, i thing i posted this thread into the right topic.This afternoon I closed my laptop in sleep mode like any other day. At home, I reopened my laptop and discover that my laptop unresponsive. Black screen but lights are on. When i plug the AC cable in, my laptop turns on automaticly, what is not normal. I removed the battery from the laptop, and I have the RAM taken out but nothing works. I've read something about flashing my BIOS via an USB, does anybody knows something about this solution? Or do you have antother solution?My specs:Lenovo Z50-70RAM: 8GB DDR3CPU: Intel i5-4210u 1.7ghz up to 2.3ghzGPU: Nvidia GeForce 820MOS: Windows 10 64 bitThank you,

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My D-Link DSH-8 II 10/100Mbps Hub has stopped working. It just flashes all the port lights in synchrony. No network traffic goes through. I've unplugged the unit and waited several days and tried again and still the same thing.

D-Link's website directs me to call their Tech Support which because that model is no longer being supported the TS line directs me to call another number which then charges a fee for services rendered.

So, I'm looking for some ideas online. Thank you in advance for any ideas on what is going on.
 

A:Hub stopped working - all lights just flash in synchrony

Is there a reset button on the hub?
 

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Hello everyone i hope you are having a nice day! I have an ideapad z510 , i just opened it for a usualy dust cleaning , i have been doing this for long time and never had problems with anything, untill today, after i finish closing the laptop, i trun it on and i notice that the lights of the keyaboards are not working anymore, only the lights of caps and Num lock are working. I tried pressing Fn+Space nothing happens. The lights are okay because when i just start the laptop all the keyboard lights flash on like usual. I checked if the Fn key is working by trying to use Fn+F12/F10 ... and yes it works, also the space key works just fine, i don't know what happened ,it's like the backlit is switched off and that i have to enable it from setting or something.  I appreciate all the reply's. Thanks in advance.

A:idepad z510 keyboard lights stopped working

Hello MArleoThanks for using the Lenovo forums.
 
Try a static discharge for this, it may help to resolve the issue or at least get rid of any built up static on the motherboard.(If the battery is internal, please just skip the remove/replace battery steps.)1. Turn the unit off2. Remove the battery and the Mains adapter3. Press and hold the front power button for 30 seconds4. Replace the battery and the Mains adapter5. Turn the unit on as normal
 
If it doesn`t work, open it up again, make sure that there is no loose connections, it may be that one of the cables came loose when you put it back together again.
 
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This will help the rest of the Community with similar issues identify the verified solution and benefit from it.

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Hello everyone i hope you are having a nice day! I have an ideapad z510 , i just opened it for a usualy dust cleaning , i have been doing this for long time and never had problems with anything, untill today, after i finish closing the laptop, i trun it on and i notice that the lights of the keyaboards are not working anymore, only the lights of caps and Num lock are working. I tried pressing Fn+Space nothing happens. The lights are okay because when i just start the laptop all the keyboard lights flash on like usual. I checked if the Fn key is working by trying to use Fn+F12/F10 ... and yes it works, also the space key works just fine, i don't know what happened ,it's like the backlit is switched off and that i have to enable it from setting or something.  I appreciate all the reply's. Thanks in advance.

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I revently upgraded my T440s touch-pad to the 3 button.  After I installed it, the lights on my keyboard stopped working.  I went back in to check the connections and everything seemed fine.  Not sure where to start or troubleshoot.   I would appreciate any suggestions. Cheers...

A:T440s Keyboard lights stopped working after installing a new touch pad.

Try starting it with the touchpad disconnected and post back the results

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Hi,

I have a linksys model wrt54gl v1.1 and I am using Windows Vista 32bit Home Edition. I have a pc connected to the router directly through an ethernet plus a laptop, 2 iphones and a blackberry that get wireless internet from it. 2 days ago wireless stopped working. The internet on the pc connected to the router by ethernet is still working and the power, WLAN, ethernet, and internet lights are all lit green. The internet and ethernet lights flash when data is being transferred but the the WLAN light is not flashing. I have restored the router to factory default but it is still not working. The phones and laptop are not detecting any wireless network present. Hope you can help.

Paul
 

A:Internet working on PC connected to router by ethernet but wireless not working

I have restored the router to factory default but it is still not working.Click to expand...

The only other thing to try is to unplug the router for a few hours. You could also try another factory reset.
 

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hi folks,
my wife tried to install a labtec webcam last night and all of a sudden the mouse, printer and webcam stopped working (all connected to USB ports). i tried checking the device manager and it says USB is working properly. i even restored my computer to friday's date to no avail. all devices were connected to the computer last month before we moved to a new apartment and mouse and printer were ok last night before the installation of the webcam.
thanks a lot for your help.

hp pavilion 510c
windows xp service pack 2
 

A:USB suddenly stopped working

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Good morning everyone, and a Merry Christmas!

I'm going to try to make this as brief as possible, while still including every detail I possibly can.

Today I received a few cool gadgets for Christmas that I wanted to install on my PC. I realized I was short on USB slots, so I tried to install a secondary set of USB slots. I plugged it in wrong twice in a row, due to me misreading my motherboard. After a few restarts, my computer wouldn't boot. I attempted to clear my CMOS, which didn't help. I then turned off my power supply's switch, then turned it back on. After I did this my PC booted, but I was fronted with a boot screen that said the CMOS settings were wrong. I was confused as to what this meant, and my options were F1 to Bios, or F2 to default settings and continue. After booting, my Razer Deathadder quit working. Now, at this point, I'm not sure why exactly I did this, but I reinstalled Windows. I am using Windows XP Pro -32 bit. After reinstalling all my drivers, I realized that NONE of my USB ports were working. My keyboard, mouse, webcam, nothing worked. I updated my Windows, BIOS, drivers, everything is new.

In the screen for Hardware, all my Root USB kits have exclamation points, and it says they aren't functioning properly. I have NO idea what the hell is going on, and if anyone has any ideas or comments, please please share them with me.

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A:USB suddenly stopped working

if you dont have service pack 2 install it then reinstall the usb drivers that come with sp2

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My IDE CD R/RW has suddenly stopped working. I can eject the tray but when I close it the LED stays on constanly and i can't hear the usual whirring noise when the CD is just starting up.

I've had my computer for around 10 months now and everything has been alright up until now.
I've scanned for viruses, nothing.
No settings have been changed.
So what could it be?

P4 1.9
40GB HD
256Mb RAM
NEC DVD drive
CONNECT 3D ATI RADEON 9700 128Mb
 

A:cd-rw suddenly stopped working help!!

Can you boot with a Windows bootable disk, choose w/cdrom support........(the cdrom drive letter will move one letter ahead from where you know it to be now) then put a disk in the drive, change to that drive letter, and type

dir
and get a directory of the cdrom?

Also, in device manager, does the drive appear there without any yellow exclamation marks on IDE controllers?
 

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Hi all,

I run a network at home, 2 computers, both running xp. One connecting directly to cable broadband modem (computer 1) with the two computers linked by a single crossover cable. For the past year or so I have happily shared the internet connection as well as the printer and numerous files but today when I booted them up computer 2 - the one not connected to the modem - simply gave me a "Limited or no connectivity", I'd had the problem before and had in the past easily fixed it by repairing the connection however now it simply hangs on renewing ip address.

I've tried restarting computers, disabling and enabling connections, nothing I do seems to work. Any help is greatly appreciated and any more information I need to provide just ask.

Thanks in advance, Andrew
PROBLEM SOLVED!

I just went to check on firewall on host computer, when I tried to open up firewall settings i recieved something along the lines of "Windows firewall and internet connection sharing are not currently running, would you like to start running them?" Ridiculous i could spend 2 hours on something and solve it like that >.<

Out of curiosity, how did my internet connection service just "turn itself off"? seems strange to me,
 

A:LAN suddenly stopped working

Could be from an error to spyware
 

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Hi, one day I started my laptop and the SSD in it (MZ-7PC256D) suddenly stopped working.

What options do I have to get it working, or atleast recover the data in it.

I tried putting it in another laptop or checking in BIOS, it's simply not getting detected.


EDIT:
The SSD gets super hot when I connect it to the laptop and start it.

A:SSD suddenly stopped working.

Not to be harsh, but when you get it working again thru what ever means you might have to do, make an image on a flash drive or what ever you choose and then, if the SSD has failed completely, install a new one and use the image to bring you back to the time of your last backup.

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My wife has Win7 on her laptop. Last night IE 32 bit was working fine. Now when she clicks on the IE icon it does nothing. If i go into the start<all programs<IE 64 bit....then IE 64 bit works.

What has happened and what should I do to fix it.

A:IE 32 bit suddenly stopped working

I'm not trying to be rude really that is not my intention this is just a suggestion

STOP USING INTERNET EXPLORER it is the most vulnerable virus prone browser out there I know it's the world standard .... but it's junk .... sorry .... just get Firefox
and you will never have these problems again
(granted you have to set Firefox up the way you want )

Someone will help with the IE issue but that's my two cents, 2? <<<< check that out
here's how, hold alt and type 0162 (alt+0162)

Cheers

***the shortcut proly lost the path go to program files find IE and create a new shortcut on the desktop you can then drag that to the start menu or whereever******

Cheers Again

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hi,
My ps2 just suddenly stopped working, it wasnt at all gradual and it just makes a lot of clicking/loud/grinding (not very nice!!) sounds! i tried the solution that involved rotating the white clog in my ps2 which just changed the sounds - at one position it doesn't make the sounds but then doesn't seem to be able to read any discs. i marked the original position so i've now returned it to its original state but i would be very grateful for any suggestions on how to solve the problem!! (i've also tried cleaning the laser)
Cheers, Rich
 

A:ps2 suddenly stopped working

call sony and descirbe ur problem. chances are they may fix it for free
 

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Hey guys,

So I put together a new PC running Windows 10 Pro around 3 months ago and everything was working perfect till 2 days ago when my mic suddenly stopped working. I use a Steelseries Siberia V2 headset and the headphones work fine, but the mic is not picking up any noise at all. I tried plugging in both the back and front ports and my realtek always detects that a mic has been plugged in, but it simply won't work. I thought maybe my mic got busted so I also tried using an A4 Tech headset that I had lying around in the office but it has the same issue, the mic won't work. I looked around online for possible solutions and tried the following with no luck:
Ensured the mic was set as the default device and that its volume settings were maxed out.Tried disabling all sound effects (noise suppression, acoustic echo cancellation etc).Uninstalled all audio drivers and reinstalled the latest realtek drivers on my motherboard's webpage: GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1151 - GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 (rev. 1.0) Uninstalled all audio drivers and reinstalled the latest realtek drivers on realtek's own webpage: RealtekUninstalled all audio drivers and let Windows auto-install drivers.I even uninstalled all realtek drivers and tried using the standard "high definition audio device drivers."

Basically tried everything in this link: Microphone Not Working in Windows 10? | Win 10 FAQ

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A:Mic suddenly stopped working

Hi, try Settings, search Sound, Find and fix audio recording problems.

Otherwise sounds suspiciously like a hardware issue.. internal connector?

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