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!!
Here are the following steps to check the connectivity issue between the ASUS router and the computer :-
1) ETHERNET CONNECTION
In order to check the connectivity issue. First, we have to make sure that wire is connected correctly i.e. one end should be inserted in the router while the another end should be directly plugged in the computer.
2) WIRELESS CONNECTION
If the wired connection is rightly done then troubleshoot the wire connection via settings in the computer. Here are the steps to do it- Open the “Control pannel” > “ Networking sharing centre” > “Change the Adapter.
Right click on your LAN (your wireless network) > Select the properties > check
Right click on your LAN (your wireless network ) again > Select the properties >
3) WINDOWS FIREWALL
Sometimes the windows firewall makes the trouble in signal broadcasting. So, go the control pannel in computer > Open the windows firewall and turn it off!
4) RE-CONNECT WIFI
If you have changed the wifi name or password on Asus router and even after that your computer is showing that you are connected to your ASUS wifi then you should re - connect it again. Remember, always Reboot your router once after changing any kind of settings of your router. For re-connecting go to the wifi settings in your PC. Now, Right click on your wifi’s name > select forget the network then refresh your network and then again click on your wifi and connect it.
5) RANGE OF WIFI
Sometimes your wifi signal often get disconnected because of your range. Make sure that your PC is in range of the signal of your router.
6) SETTINGS IN ROUTER Make sure you are using the correct password to connect the wifi.
WIRELESS SETTINGS IN ROUTER
If you’re using the right password and SSID then check radio settings they should be enable .
To check the radio settings open your browser type the IP address of your Asus router in URL address bar and Sign in to your Asus router and go the professional and check on the enable radio.
Here are some default IP addresses
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.
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:-
To connect Asus router to your computers with a wireless connection, follow these steps:-
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