problems with router after improper shutdown

  spud22 18:27 27 Apr 2007
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My son accidently switched off my computer at the wall,since then i have not been able to connect via my router. I have windows xp a sweex lc000060 router which has worked well for over a year . when i go to the setup of the router it say gatway unavailably and will not connect i can connect directly from the computer via the cable modem . any ideas

  spud22 18:56 27 Apr 2007

when i try to repair the connection windows gives an error cannot clear dns cache

  setecio 10:53 28 Apr 2007

turn off router and modem

go start - run - cmd

type in

ipconfig /release

ipconfig /flushdns


now turn the computer off
turn the modem on
wait 2 minutes
turn the router on
wait 2 minutes
turn the computer on and try again

  spud22 22:36 28 Apr 2007

for some reason the router had changed the type of modem it was looking for . I have now resolved the problem . by reconfiguring the router.

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