Hi, I have replaced my old Belkin router with an Asus RT-N56R router. My ipad, iPod, and iPhone are connecting to Asus router without any problem, however, my PC with an Asus USB-N13 for wireless connection will not connect to the router. It worked fine on the old Belkin router but it is not connecting to the new router. I don't know how to fix this issue, please help me!!
In order to connect your computer to your router, you need to follow certain steps. To connect your PC wirelessly, you need to have NIC i.e network interface card which receives wireless signals. You can also connect and configure your PC with the Asus Router using an Ethernet cable. Follow the steps below to complete the configuration.
1.Wired connection: a. In order to connect your computer to your router through a wired connection, you need to have an Ethernet cable. First, insert one end of the cable into the LAN port of your router while the other end goes into the ethernet port of your computer.
Wait for few minutes to let the connection between the two devices get established. Now open your web browser and try opening a website. If you are able to do it, well and good otherwise contact your Internet Service Provider. b. Open your web browser and enter your IP address in the given URL field and hit Enter. This will redirect you to the router configuration page. Login to your admin account and then change the settings accordingly.
2. Wireless connection Troubleshoot: In order to have a wireless connection your computer must be equipped with NIC or a wireless adapter for the same. Here we will discuss troubleshooting techniques to resolve the issue.
a.First, connect your computer to the router and then go to "Control Panel" > "Network and Sharing Centre" > "Change Adapter Settings" on the left-hand side.
b. Now select the "adapter" or your router from the given set of options and right click on it. Select "properties" from the drop-down menu. Now select the IPv4 version from the given menu and then click on Properties at the bottom. Select "obtain Ip automatically".
c. Disable the firewall settings or tone it down so that it does not cause any hindrance in signal broadcasting. Go to "Control Panel" >"Windows Firewall".
And change the notification settings and select "Turn Off Windows Firewall".
d. If any of the given techniques did not resolve the issue, reset your router. resetting the router makes sure that any issue which occurs due to a faulty setting will be resolved. So press the "Reset" button at the back of your router for around 20-30 seconds and wait for few minutes to get it stable and then turn it on back. Hopefully, the above-given troubleshooting techniques helped you to resolve the issue, In case you have any further query or did not understand any part, please revert back with your query and I will be happy to help.
Before connecting Asus router to PC, you require following items:-
PC should have network interface card
To connect Asus router to your computers with a wireless connection, follow these steps:-
Take an ethernet cable and plug one end into the modem.
Plug the other end of that Ethernet cable into the Asus router’s Internet port.
Plug in your Asus router. Wait for minutes, you will see the Internet, WAN, or WLAN lights are blinking. That is the indication that your Asus router is successfully connected to your modem.
Go to your computer and click on the Start button and then click Shut Down. Go to drop-down list and select Shut Down. Next, press OK button.
Take another cable and connect it to your computer's network adapter.
Connect the other end of the that Ethernet cable to one of the Asus router’s Ethernet port. ( When network configuration is complete, remove this cable).
Next, start your computer, and log on. Now your computer will automatically detect that you are connected to the internet. Now open your Web browser, and log in to Asus router to configure it to work with your computer. Type IP address in browser’s address bar and hit Enter key.