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Linksys WRT160N Router
Last Updated: Tue, 08 Sep 2015 > Related Articles
View details about the available ports and an explanation of the status lights on a Linksys WRT160N router.
|1, 2, 3, 4||Solid Blue||None. The router is successfully connected to a device through that port.||N/A|
|Flashing Blue||None. There is network activity over that port.||N/A|
|Off||No Ethernet found||Verify Ethernet cable connections, the TCP/IP settings, and the NIC. NIC drivers may need to be reinstalled.|
|Wi-Fi Protected Setup Button||Solid Blue||None. Wireless security is enabled.||N/A|
|Flashing Blue||None. Flashes for two minutes during the Wi-Fi Protected Setup||N/A|
|Solid Amber||An error was detected during the Wi-Fi Protected Setup process.||Make sure the client device supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup. Wait until the LED is off, then try again.|
|Flashing Amber||A Wi-Fi Protected Setup session is active and a second session begins.||The router supports one session at a time. Wait until the LED of off before starting the next Wi-Fi Protected Setup session.|
|Wireless||Solid Blue||None. Wireless feature is enabled.||N/A|
|Flashing Blue||None. The router is actively sending or receiving data over the network.||N/A|
|Off||None. The wireless feature is not in use.||N/A|
|Internet||Solid Blue||None. There is a connection made through the Internet port.||N/A|
|Flashing Blue||None. There is network activity over the Internet port.||N/A|
|Off||No devices are connected.||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem.|
|Power||Solid Blue||None. The router is powered on.||N/A|
|Flashing Blue||Not connected to the Internet.|
Turn off all network devices, including the modem, router, and computers. Then turn on each device in the following order:
Check the cable connections. The computer should be connected to one of the ports numbered 1-4 on the router, and the modem must be connected to the Internet port on the router.
|Off||No power.||Verify power supply connections and electrical outlet. Also make sure the outlet is not connected to a switch.|