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I recently formatted my hard drive and messed some things up in the process. I have managed to get my system back to what seems nearly normal, except my router no longer works. The lights on the router light up and the ethernet light on my machine lights up, but my wireless machines no longer recieve a signal and my desktop will not recognize it. I tried installing it from the disk and i recieved an error saying "Unable to connect to router". any help is appreciated

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Try finding the "reset" button either on the back or bottom of the router and you need to push it with a sharp pencil or something like that. Hold it in till the lights blink a few times maybe and then they will eventually stop doing what they are doing, then you have reset it. Now with the computer off, unplug the power from the Modem for about 2 or 3 minutes and then plug the power back in. Now when the lights are done doing their thing on that turn the computer back on and see what you can do.

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some broadband routers require that you hold the reset button in for a few seconds (usually 5) after unplugging it and/or then holding that button while plugging it back in to do a hard restart.
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