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Author Topic: wireless and wired connection stuck at limited  (Read 4464 times)

BEAST_of_Haeven

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wireless and wired connection stuck at limited
« on: August 31, 2013, 11:41:42 PM »

I have HW A2 with firmware 1.21 and everything was fine. I used the settings in the sticky when I first got the router and had little to no issues. Every once and a while I would have to pull the power on the router due to it cutting the wireless connection but it wasn't often.

Today the internet connection is stuck on limited and pulling the power doesn't fix the issue. I've put the router back to factory settings but that didn't give me a connection. I uploaded the settings that furry posted a long time ago and it still won't connect. I plugged an Ethernet cable straight from the modem to my laptop and I can say that my provider is providing a connection but the router went on strike :| .

what do I do??
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Re: wireless and wired connection stuck at limited
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2013, 09:02:13 AM »

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Welcome!
  • What region are you located?
  • Has a Factory Reset been performed?


Internet Service Provider and Modem Configurations
  • What ISP Service do you have? Cable or DSL?
  • What ISP Modem Mfr. and model # do you have?
  • What ISP Modem service link speeds UP and Down do you have?
  • If this modem has a built in router, it's best to bridge the modem. Having 2 routers on the same line can cause connection problems: Link>Double NAT and How NAT Works. To tell if the modem is bridged or not, look at the routers web page, Status/Device Info/Wan Section, if there is a 192.168.0.# address in the WAN IP address field, then the modem is not bridged. If the modem can't be bridged then see if the modem has a DMZ option and input the IP address the router gets from the modem and put that into the modems DMZ.
  • Check ISP MTU requirements, Cable is usually 1500, DSL is around 1492 down to 1472. Call the ISP and ask. Link>Checking MTU Values
  • For DSL/PPPoE connections on the router, ensure that "Always ON" option is enabled.


Router and Wired Configurations
Some things to try: - Log into the routers web page at 192.168.0.1. Use IE, Opera or FF to manage the router.
  • Turn off ALL QoS or Disable Traffic Shaping (DIR only) GameFuel (DGL only and if ON.) options, Advanced/QoS or Gamefuel.
  • Turn off Advanced DNS Services if you have this option under Setup/Internet/Manual or under Setup/PARENTAL CONTROL/Set to>None: Static IP or Obtain Automatically From ISP.
  • Enable Use Unicasting (compatibility for some ISP DHCP Servers) under Setup/Internet/Manual.
  • Turn on DNS Relay under Setup/Networking. Link>Finding Faster DNS Addresses using Name Bench
  • Setup DHCP reserved IP addresses for all devices ON the router. Setup/Networking. This ensures each devices gets its own IP address when turned on and connected, eliminates IP address conflicts and helps in troubleshooting.
  • Ensure devices are set to auto obtain an IP address.
  • Set Firewall settings to Endpoint Independent for TCP and UDP under Advanced/Firewall.
  • Enable uPnP and Multi-cast Streaming under Advanced/Networking. Disable uPnP for testing Port Forwarding rules.
  • Turn off WISH, and WPS under Advanced.
  • WAN Port Speed set to Auto or specific speed? Some newer ISP modems support 1000Mb so manually setting to Gb speeds can be supported by the router. Advanced/Advanced Networking/WAN Port Speed
  • Set current Time Zone, Date and Time. Use an NTP Server feature. Tools/Time.



 
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Re: wireless and wired connection stuck at limited
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2013, 01:40:29 PM »

Any status on this?  ???
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