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Is my Linksys dead?!

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Well about a week or two ago, my internet, just wouldnt work. I looked and messed with stuff, then finally un hooked my router, and did a direct connection to my parents computer, it worked. Its as if my router is dead. I tryed changing ethernet cords and its still a no go. Anyone able to help me?
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post #2 of 8
have you tried doing the reset to factory defaults? Can you still access it via the web interface, even if you can't get online, or is it that far gone that you can't even do that?
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post #3 of 8
Reset the router to defaults. The fact that w/o the router it works probably means it's configured wrong rather than dead
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How do I reset it to factory Defaults? I dont even have to software installed I dont think... LOL
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post #5 of 8
Hold the tiny button down in the back until it resets completely.
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post #6 of 8
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Ok I held that tiny button and it still doesnt work....

What now?
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post #7 of 8
You can also try updating the router firmware. Check the website of the router. Also some routers you have to hold the button for 20 seconds. Try that.
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post #8 of 8
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I held it for 20 seconds and now it works!

Thanks all for the help +rep
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