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Any helpful suggestions please would be appreciated? continuum Moderator et Subscriptor Tribus: California Registered: Jul 1, 1999Posts: 79539 Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2014 6:00 pm It's possible the cable company also has the MAC of your computer locked Rick G I tried all four steps and still fell into limited access. Don't make my mistake -- make sure you do not update these specific Windows updates (hide them): http://www.askvg.com/how-to-stop-automatic-forced-upgrade-from-windows-8-to-windows-8-1/ Now no problems I can't tell you how happy I am after so http://custsolutions.net/i-just/i-just-need-a-little-advice-on-a-router.php

If only I had read this an hour ago…there would have been much less yelling. #4 by Mark on 01.23.16 at 2:01 pm I do this and it works as an Now would also be a great time to scroll down in that same Admin Access sub-menu and change the access password on the router if you haven’t done so already. I would switch back to windows 8.0 , which ran perfect, except that the only way I can find to do this means having to reinstall everything all over again. If it works, good.

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and turned back on. If it blows up it's cheap to replace. Report Rae Ann- Sep 4, 2010 at 12:14 PM I am so happy I found this! I no longer have wireless connection to my Verizon router.

busel7 Thanks its work for me. I would have never thought of MAC cloning (nor, do I think my provider would have). So I will not be downloading anything wins until they say they have a fix. yd Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Thinking of moving to Neptune Registered: Aug 22, 2000Posts: 12644 Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2014 7:50 am Here is the best I can pull

BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK Nest vs. Tp Link I have been trying to connect my new work laptop to my wireless network at home for 6 months with no luck, my last laptop worked fine. Then reinstall the program. sasi oh for the love of crap its not working.

With Windows as my chosen operating system, I am almost guaranteed to find the software I need to complete my tasks. Possibly this manual instruction will help: http://homecommunity.cisco.com/... Almost… I still have one weird problem. Now click on the sub tab ""MAC address clone"". - Click on enable Click Clone & click save settings Check WAN Ip on Status page of router ....

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Connect your PC to any LAN port (1->4) on the Router 9. Dan Walker genius!!! Dd-wrt Advertisement Recent Posts Amd a8 7600 or fx 6300 with... Speedtest Is it housing materials affecting and blocking the signal out of that room where router is?

Whatever the computer shows as the default gateway (probably 192.168.1.1 but it varies from device to device) is what you'd want to go to, hopefully the admin info is printed on Messing with router and modem and computer for hours. Long story short, wasn't getting connection on notebook automatically like I had and connecting said no go.Pissed, I said fuck it, I'll try the desktop. Arthur B.

I went on my Microsoft account and chatted with a rep from billing and MS refunded the cost of all the apps I had downloaded so I didn't get re-charged for Now... Yes, for exactly 17 minutes and then i have to disconnect my DSL and then it works fine for another 17 minutes and then i have limited connectivity again. My wife works for a large hospital with a main building and a number of remote locations.

i finally just did what i found while googling. Karl W Thanks Vonnie. Then pick the last tab called Power Management and you'll see this option: Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.

If you have the ASUS out of the loop, it would be worth quitting your browser and clearing cache, although it shouldn't be necessary.

  1. Thanks a lot for the help.
  2. I had spent 5 hours in agony before I came across.
  3. Now log into your routers web interface and ping to google or somewhere.
  4. Also, the latest firmware for your router has compatibility updates for some vdsl modems, it that is relevant.http://www.asus.com/Networking/RTAC68U/HelpDesk_Download/ hux Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: The lands of milk and curry (.uk) +
  5. if you are able to go online (if not then unplug the power from modem for a minute and power it back and wait for another minute and check the internet
  6. Even if one of these fixes worked you shouldn't have to go onto online forums to find a solution to a problem that shouldn't exist in the first place.
  7. Windows would be Intermediate.
  8. I have to disconnect the router from the rest of the network and plug it directly into my laptop Ethernet port and do a hard reset and start over.
  9. Found this board waaayyy too late!
  10. In our case, at 3:30 yesterday, all internet connectivity just stopped.

Channel: The channel of your Primary Router, i.e. 6 – 2.437. After the computers restarted I had a wireless connection to my laptop computer. Turned off notebook, turned off router and unplugged it for 3 minutes, replugged router and then powered it on. Windows 8.1 is just an absolute piece of pish.

Good thing i came across your solutions. I have tried reseting and it doesnt work. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. amir asyraf yeahhh..

you are the best. I typed that in, nothing. This very well could be a network configuration issue, but i'm not sure. Join our site today to ask your question.

TIA, Bob Laura Villegas The first option worked like magic. DEATH to Win8!!!! I would like my stuff safe bud. I had already spent the better part of a day trying to trouble shoot the wifi.

Andy Collins Vonnie, im on windows 8 (not 8.1) my problem is that my network is not found by my laptop (it s found on my mobile and apple tv so Macs are great for dumbass college students who need to up their social standing with that pretty aluminum macbook. Seems thats its daft to have a router at all in this case? All the lights look normal.

I tried to create the new network, however it does not register my Linksys router during the setup, only a Belkin one that I do not own. We have quite a few settings to toggle in this section, you may wish to print a basic check list so you can check them off as we go (trust us, They lack so much compatibility, ability to fix things through the backdoor (send it to cupertino is what mac would say. Disables ability to connect to it.

Faizaan Khan This issue is actually arising cause of Microsoft trying to replace the manufacturer's drivers with its own.. Open Internet Explorer and in the address bar type 192.168.1.1 and press enter. The options for activity are 'off - no link' and 'orange - linked' and 'blinking - data activity'.