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Author Topic: Powering off DIR-890L causing Internet light amber  (Read 1574 times)

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Powering off DIR-890L causing Internet light amber
« on: October 24, 2015, 05:55:03 PM »

Hi Everyone,

Whenever I power off my DIR-890L, I need to reconfigure the whole router because the internet light always stays amber. This is getting really annoying and wondering if i should just return the router and buy another.

Is anyone else experiencing any issues like this? I am running 1.08b03.

Thanks,
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Re: Powering off DIR-890L causing Internet light amber
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2015, 06:15:06 PM »

Hi Everyone,

Whenever I power off my DIR-890L, I need to reconfigure the whole router because the internet light always stays amber. This is getting really annoying and wondering if i should just return the router and buy another.

Is anyone else experiencing any issues like this? I am running 1.08b03.

Thanks,

What kind of modem are you using (cable / DSL)?  Try power cycling the modem, and then turn on the 890L.  I remember when I first set up the 890L, it displayed the "amber light".  I unplugged the 890L and power cycled my cable modem.  After the cable modem was ready, I turned on the 890L and everything worked like it should. 
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Re: Powering off DIR-890L causing Internet light amber
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2015, 08:57:41 AM »

  • What ISP Modem Mfr. and model # do you have?
  • What ISP Modem service link speeds UP and Down do you have? Link> Speed Testing Sites
  • Check cable between Modem and Router, swap out to be sure. Link> Cat6 is recommended.
  • 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.
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