How to Troubleshoot Belkin Router
Well, this is the most common question searched for when you do not get Wi-Fi, isn’t? There are times when your hardware puts you down, but when it’s just the wi-fi signals that bother you, there is a solution to it.
There is a list of a few things which you should check and conquer your problem.
If wireless and wired connections both do not have Internet connections – For this issue, you need to unplug the modem first from the power outlet followed by the router and the computer. Wait for 30 seconds and plug them back in this order- the first modem, then router and finally the computer. Now just wait for the lights to stabilize in all the devices. Check whether you can access a website. If the problem still persists then connect to connect the computer with the internet directly to find out if the router is at fault. And accordingly, contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
If wired connections do not have Internet connections- For this issue, you need to check all the physical connections along with the lights on the router. This issue comes to light when there might be some loose connection with the wires. Just make sure that the computer gets the valid IP address from the router.
If wireless connections do not have Internet connections- For this issue, you need to get in deep a bit by checking the various factors like network security and selection, client TCP/IP settings, signal strength and also the sources of interference.
If you see slow or intermittent wireless connections- For this issue, you can change the channel of your router which will prevent the interference. You can go for a lower or a higher channel to improve its performance. Distance can also be a reason for this issue. So you can check that by placing your computer in a distant place from the router. If this is the issue contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
If you seem unable to connect to Wi-Fi- For this issue, you must know the wireless settings of your router. Just get the correct Wi-Fi name and password and login your devices easily.
If your router’s firmware is outdated- For this issue, you need to simply update the firmware of your Belkin router. It happens because firmware updates contain the encoded instructions which help in improving the working of the router.
If your wireless adapter is not working- For this issue you need to get the router fixed because it is the receiver of your Belkin router. Check if the adapter is switched ON and in case you find a problem refer to your computer’s manufacturer documents.
These are few problems you face with Belkin routers which can be fixed easily without being a pro.
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