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What to Do When Asus Wireless Router Isn't Working?

by Wendy Murphy Tech Consultant
It is irksome when your Asus wireless router doesn't function in a proper manner, especially when you are in the middle of some important work. There can be many reasons that you are facing this issue, such as Network congestion or poor signal strength. However, eradicating such problems is not a difficult task. For this, you only have to try a few troubleshooting methods.



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Continue reading to know how you can fix Asus wireless router problem without any hassle.

Turn your router off

Giving a restart to your device, many times, solves the occurring problem. Therefore, unplug your wireless router's power cable. Wait for about 15 seconds and plug it back to turn the router on. If possible, give your computer system a restart as well.

Check for the cables

A loose connection can interrupt the signals strength. Thus, ensure that all the cables are attached to your router and are connected properly. You can also try to remove all the cables and after waiting for 1 minute, you can attach them again.

Cool down the router

Many times, due to overheating, the Asus wireless router stops working all of a sudden. So, you must give your router a break. Turn your router off and again connect it to your PC after about 1 hour.

Update your Asus WiFi driver

When your Wifi driver is outdated, it doesn't function properly. Follow the given steps and update your Asus wireless router:

  • At first, right click on 'My Computer' icon and from the drop-down menu, select the 'Properties' option.
  • Go to the 'Device Manager' and update your WiFi driver/Network.

When you are not able to update the driver, uninstall it first, and then, reinstall it. If there is some problem, reset your wireless router and configure it once again.

Reset your Asus Wireless Router

  • To reset your wireless router, you have to use a paper clip to press the reset button, provided on the router. You have to hold it for at least 15 seconds.
  • Now, on your web browser, type 192.168.1.1 and hit the 'Enter' key.
  • On the displayed page, enter the required credentials, that is, username and password.
  • Go to the 'Factory Default' option and click on Restore icon.
  • At last, select the 'OK' option and it will reset your wireless router. Now, you can configure the settings of the router.

Set up your Wireless Router

To set up your router, you have to follow the given steps:

  • At first, you have to plug out the connected Internet cable from the modem and plug into the WAN port of your router.
  • There are 4 LAN ports at the back of the router. In any one of these given ports, you have to plug in the cable that you have got with your router, while its other end in your PC.
  • Now, turn the router power on and wait for a while.
  • Open your web browser and type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar. Hit the Enter key.
  • It will show you a prompt where you have to enter your username and password and login to your Asus wireless router.
  • Ensure that everything is connected and scroll down to the Account Settings.
  • Also, you have to change the Internet connection type to PPPoE.
  • Next, you have to enter your userID and password given to you by your ISP (Internet service provider).
  • Select the apply option and open any web page to make sure that the connection is successfully established.
  • After setting up your wireless router, you have to secure the WiFi connection.

Secure your Asus wireless router connection

Follow the given steps to secure your connection:

  • At first, go to Wireless Connection settings.
  • Select the SSID name option and then set wireless mode to Auto mode. Along with this, set Channel to auto and authentication method to 'wpa2-personal'.
  • Now, enter your password and select the 'Apply' option.

This will secure your wireless connection. Additionally, you can change the password so that only you can make changes to the settings.

For this, follow:

  • Go to the Advanced Settings and click on 'Administration'.
  • In here, you will see 'System', click on it and under the password option, enter your new password.
  • Click on the 'Apply' option and give your router a restart.
  • Afterwards, log out from the webpage of the router and connect to your Wi-Fi.


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"By following the above troubleshooting steps, your Asus wireless router will begin to work once again in an efficient manner. If not, contact Asus customer support tollfree number [customercaretoll.com/listings/asus-customer-care-support] for help."

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About Wendy Murphy Innovator   Tech Consultant

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Created on Mar 22nd 2018 02:38. Viewed 600 times.

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