How To Fix a Wireless Router that Can't Connect

How To Fix a Wireless Router that Can't Connect

Wireless routers experience bugs for all sorts of reasons. If yours is having trouble connecting to a certain network — like, for example, 192.168.1.1 — this tutorial may be able to help.

To fix a wireless router that won't connect, first try to reset your WiFi router by pressing the Reset button for a couple of seconds. When all of the LED indicators blink, release the button and the router will restart.

Try to connect to the network again. If you can't connect using 192.168.1.1, 192.168.1.0, or 192.168.0.1, open a terminal and run the following command:

ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /renew

You may also need to reset your browser. To do this, go to your browser settings and locate the reset option.

Repairing your connections may also help. Right-click the network connection icon on the taskbar, and click Diagnose and Repair.

You should now be able to connect to your chosen network with your wireless router. 

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