How to Fix Common Router Problems

One of the most common problems wing when setting up a home or small office network is related to the operation of the router or, in any case, errors configuration. Most routers are easily configurable, although at first may seem a difficult task. It is a matter of algorithmic steps and diagnose with certainty which of the components is really failing.

Below are several tips that can help diagnose problems in any home network are listed.

Problem 1: No connection to the Internet via WIFI.

Solution: Try to connect to the router, if possible, through a network cable. If you can connect in this way then the problem is due to the WIFI transmission. If so, restart the device and modem. Failure to reach solve the problem in this way then check the transmission parameters of the device such as power transmission channels, frequency, DHCP, etc.

Problem 2: Slow WIFI connection.

Solution: Check the distance to the entutador. Also check the obstacles between the router and PC. Depending on the type of router, the distances achieved may vary in any case and omnidirectional antennas scope approaches about 300 meters away unhindered.

Problem 3: Internet connection is not working with the pc connected to cable network

Solution: check whether the corresponding port where the PC is connected LED is on or flashing. If not try to change the network cable. If the cable works try to access the router management software by typing the gateway address ( and see if you can access. If not, try to change the port and check. These ports may be damaged and then have to change it.

Problem 4: WiFI Router doesn't assign an IP Address to the PC.

Solution:   Check the range of the router DHCP assignments and also check the status of operation of the router where the list of IP is assigned within your network. Verify that there are free IP addresses within the preset range, if not, expand the range and restart your router, the problem should be solved.