Linksys® Router Timeout
Linksys is one of the most popular router manufacturers. There are many types of Linksys routers. Lynksys offers both wired and wireless routers for its users. A Linksys router uses high wireless techniques for connectivity. It offers high range and speed. Some routers developed by Linksys are Linksys WRT54 G series, Linksys WRT54 GP2, Linksys WRT54 GX4, Linksys WRTP54G, Linksys E3000, Linksys WRT300N etc. These routers are optimized for entertainment facility. Lynksys routers use improved technologies and ensure high security and privacy while connecting to Internet. Even though they include numerous features, there might arise some issues with their use. One such issue is timeout problem. When this problem arises in a Linksys router, it might drop the Internet connection. Some issues which arise after this problem are slow Internet connection, delay while working, router and system idling.
- Troubleshoot IP address problems
- Disable the firewall settings
The timeout problem in a Linksys router might be caused due to several factors such as connectivity issues, outdated firmwares, IP address issues in Linksys router, improper connection between the router and power supply, improper Internet connection etc. The main cause of timeout problem is enabled firewall settings in the system.
Troubleshoot IP address problems
Troubleshooting the IP address in Linksys router may solve the timeout issue. For troubleshooting, you press 'Start' and select 'Run'. When the command box appears, type 'cmd'. In the command prompt window, type 'ipconfig/all' and press 'Enter'. This would display Linksys router IP address. Usually it begins with 192.168.1. If it does not then change it manually or press the reset button. This can change the IP address.
If the router or the system has firewall settings enabled, then this may cause timeout issues in Linksys router. The firewall feature may block the router from connecting to the network. In order to disable the router firewall, log into the router login window and enter the setup page. From this page, click on the 'Security' tab and then turn off the firewall protection.
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