Pc Won't Connect To Router
Posted 04 September 2011 - 10:07 AM
Dell PC running Windows 7
Router is Linksys WRT54GS
If I connect my cable modem directly to my PC I can access the internet without any problem. As soon as I run it through my router I can no longer reach the internet. So here is what I tried..
rebooting the router, modem and PC many times
using a restore point from about a week ago on my PC
Pinging to my router - cannot find it.
I tried to update the firmware, router settings but when I go to 192.168.1.1 it just timnes out.
So basically all of a sudden my PC refuses to see the router that is plugged into it. I thought maybe the router died so I bought a new one and plugged it in and tried to set it up and got the same result - PC refuses to see the router that it plugged into it. But as soon as I run the connection directly from my cable modem to the PC it is fine and will connect to the internet.
Any help or ideas?!
Posted 04 September 2011 - 10:45 AM
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Posted 04 September 2011 - 12:29 PM
Need a Windows ISO image?
Posted 05 September 2011 - 04:33 AM
I've tried this many many times with no luck.
Do you use the same cable to connect directly to the modem?
I've tried turning off my security software but it did not help. I know the cable isn't bad, I've checked that too.
The computer will say it is not connected to the network. I cannot log in to my router as my pc just doesn't connect to it.
I haven't added any software of hardware lately so I'm not really sure why all of a sudden I cannot connect. This is very frustrating.
Posted 05 September 2011 - 10:06 AM
Also, tried a different ethernet cable?
Need a Windows ISO image?
Posted 05 September 2011 - 10:28 AM
Posted 17 September 2011 - 12:30 PM
Posted 17 September 2011 - 04:43 PM
Since the original poster said connecting the computer directly AND using a new router resulting in a working connection, what you described is NOT the issue. The issue was clearly a router going bad. If Time Warner was pulling the crap you are talking about, then hooking up the computer directly would have required the user to call in to Time Warner to reset the modem/register the MAC address of the computer.
Posted 15 October 2011 - 11:28 AM
This post has been edited by Gatewaygeek: 15 October 2011 - 11:33 AM
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