|Well curt the thing is apparently you didn't read very in depth on my post i had allready replaced the first router with a brand new out of the box belkin router after i made this post.|
I'm guessing you've never run into a product being "bad out of the box" but I have run into it many many times. In fact, a few years back I was building my wife a computer. I put it all together and it had issues. My troubleshooting pointed at the motherboard so I replaced it. Booted up with the new mobo and experienced the exact same issue. Replaced that mobo and voila, problem solved.
Who'd expect 2 bad motherboards in a row? But that was the case.
Contrary to what you think, I did read your post and suspected it may be a bad router (yes, a brand new, bad, router) and that's why I posted what I did. And, I was proved correct was I not?
I very seriously doubt that you would suspect that the brand new router is bad and not explore other reasons why you are having the problem.
Wrong. I did suspect that immediately and that's why I posted the response I did.
The issue you posted about is not unique, I've helped many people in here troubleshoot the exact same issue. That's why I made the "how-to" guide, I got tired of typing the same steps over and over.
Keep in mind that this is SOHO level equipment and a single ADSL/cable highspeed internet connection were talking about here so to me it's pretty easy to troubleshoot. Yes, I do enterprise level networking for a living so to me this was an easy issue to say, "I think this is the problem" so again, yes, I would have tested the new router before doing anything else.
Also, I do believe the other person on this post pointed that out. And to be quite honest i troubleshooted every possible reason as to how my network could be failing. And in contrast to you I hate saying, "I told you so".
You are correct, and I was pointing my smart aleck response at Richard59. He hangs out here a lot and helps a lot but in light of him saying the router was ruled out, I just had to say "I told you so".
I did it jokingly and I'm sure Richard59 took it as such since he hasn't posted back.
You however, are reacting rather strongly so I suspect you're feeling foolish right now and what I said just exacerbated the issue.
All I can tell you is, stop being so oversensitive. Everybody makes mistakes and you're not the first and you won 't be the last.
Hell, if I had a dollar for every time I've made a mistake I could have retired a long, long time ago. The point is to learn from them.
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.