We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

Lights status on router what do they mean?


Hetti

Likes # 0

Constantly losing wireless internet connection... two lights on router go off altogether when this happens.... ADSL is off, internet is off, the WLAN button blinks and power light is solid (on)

PC is in a different room (upstairs) I'm waiting for a very long Ethernet cable to arrive, just to try to establish if it is the connection or the computer (XP) but I have tried two and same happens on both. Talk Talk say its not the line, it is a shared phone/PC line.

Like this post
Chronos the 2nd

Likes # 0

Tried to answer you earlier but there were login problems again.

Faulty router perhaps? What make and model of router do you have by the way?

Like this post
john bunyan

Likes # 0

I found it easier to use a self installed telephone extension upstairs (25 metres) and plug the router into that near the desktop. I get some drop outs due, I think due to router age. When it happens unplug for 15 secs or so. As above what make and which ISP ? Being upstairs the router range increases and I found no reduction iin speed compared to plugging in to original BT socket

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

45 Best Android games: top Android games for your smartphone or tablet in 2014 (24 are free!)

IDG UK Sites

How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

IDG UK Sites

Do you have the X-Factor too? Mix Off app puts fans in the frame

IDG UK Sites

iPad Pro release date, rumours and leaked images - 12.9 screen 'coming in 2015'