Solved all the ethernet ports in my home stopped working !

May 14, 2012 at 07:29:19
Specs: Windows 7
have 4 ethernet ports in home just stopped working, I reset router and checked all cables. My wireless is working fine but cant plug in anywhere.

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May 14, 2012 at 07:34:29
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This sounds like a hardware issue. Try the following troubleshooting steps:

Step 1. Recycle the power on your wireless router (ie: unplug it, count to ten slowly, then plug it back in) and see if that doesn't fix the issue.

Step 2. If that doesn't work, check for a newer version of the firmware. If there's a newer one, apply it.

Step 3. If it doesn't fix the issue, the next thing to do is reset the router to factory defaults and then reconfigure it.

Step 4. If that doesn't work, you may need to replace the router.

It matters not how straight the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate;
I am the captain of my soul.

***William Henley***

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May 14, 2012 at 08:03:36
Get a single cable and run it from a laptop/desktop to the router as see if it works.

Hang up and live.

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