KNOW WHEN YOUR PC REQUIRED TROUBLESHOOT ACTION
- Does Your Router get Power?: If you can’t get connected to the Internet at all, the first thing you should execute is look at your router’s LED status indicators. If there are no lights at all, the router is possibly unplugged. cut off the power cord and re-connect it after a minute or two. Confirm that the Power switch is in the ON If the router still is not powering up, you may have a failed power adapter, or a defective power strip.
- Check Status:If the Power LED is lit, check the WAN indicator. On the most routers, this should be green and may be flashing. If your router does not have status indicators, look through back to observe if the Ethernet port lights are blinking. If there is no motion, turn router off. Unplug and re-connect each cable, making sure each cable is sat correctly in the suitable port. Wait a few minutes before rebooting the router. If you still can’t connect to the web, try the next step.
- Start Fresh: If rebooting your router does not execute the trick, try resetting it to its factory defaults and doing a fresh installation. For the most routers, this is executed by pressing a very small reset button on the rear panel and restricting it for quite a few seconds until the LED lights start flashing. Once rearranged, use the internet-based setup function to re-install router.
- Corroborate Your Firmware is existing: Firmware is entrenched software, set up at the factory on a read-only memory chip, which lets the router hardware to implement network and security protocols. Most vendors give downloadable firmware updates that fix performance issues, add new features and rise throughput performance. Seek the firmware update tool in the System section of your router’s management console and follow the instructions prudently to ensure that you are setting up the correct firmware version.