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I have a linksys WRT160N-RM router hooked up to my modem for a year now. Recently, I have been getting the page loading problem screen on my computer.(like the one you receive if you have no internet connection.) My network connections on the control panel tells me that I have connection, but I lose it after 5 min of going through different web pages. My internet works fine when I unhook my router, but I really need the wireless connection for my laptop. How do I fix this problem?
additional information: My computer says there is a connection. My laptop says there is no connection, but I can see multiple wireless networks with poor signal when I right click the connection icon and look for available networks.
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Hi olliejump ... ;) ..:D

How to Power Cycle Your Computer and Internet Connection.

Sometimes when you experience problems booting your computer or problems
connecting to the Internet over a high-speed connection, it becomes
necessary to power cycle your equipment before it will function properly
again. Power cycling all of your equipment is a fast and easy way to get
things working again without the assistance of a repair technician. This
help article will teach you how to power cycle your computer and high-speed
internet equipment properly.

Shut Down your computer. Do this properly if at all possible by going
through the Start Menu to turn your system off. If your system is completely
locked up, you can press and hold your computerís power button for 5-10
seconds and the tower will turn off.

Unplug your Internet equipment. Because different people have different
home networking situations, you may have more of less equipment than is
mentioned here. If you have High Speed Internet, you will have either a
cable modem, a DSL modem, or a satellite modem. Whichever you have, unplug
the power cord from the back of your modem. Some people with more than on
computer in their home may have an Internet router to split their high speed
connection so each computer can connect. If you have a router (typical
brands include Linksys, Netgear, or D-Link) please remove the power cord
from this unit as well.

Wait 2 minutes. Once you have unplugged all of your equipment, wait 2
minutes for any residual power to drain from your devices. You can help this
process by pressing the power button of your PC. Although the PC is not
plugged in, pressing the power button will help drain all left over power
from the unitís motherboard.

Reconnect devices. Next you will need to reconnect all of your devices IN
First, plug in the power cord for your modem (if you have
high speed internet). Wait for the modem to have a solid Internet connection
with your internet service provider. This can take as long as 2 minutes, so
be patient. Next, plug in your router (if you have one). Wait for the lights
on the router to indicate it has established a good connection to your modem
(this could take up to 30 seconds).
Turn on your computer by pressing the power button and allow it to boot

test and let us know how its doing
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I've tested your suggestion and I still have the problem. I am now having the page loading problem screen as soon as I get on a web browser.
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Disconnect the hard wired ethernet computer.
Now test the wireless link.
If that works OK post back and I will give you the settings for the Linksys in the advanced options.

If that does not work try this
-open the router page in a browser (
-click the "Wireless" tab and then click the circular icon with the lock on it
-a dialog will open asking you to start the reconfiguration on the router
-hold down the "Cisco Systems" button (to the left of the power light) until it starts flickering white
-go back to the dialog box and click OK

Edited by Macboatmaster, 11 October 2010 - 02:43 PM.

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