Fix Issues with LinksysÂ® WRT160N Wireless-N Broadband Router
Discuss about the features of Linksys UPnP Wrt160N
Linksys WRT160N is a four port switch integrated wireless router. The router of desktop enclosure makes use of both wired and wireless connectivity technologies. It supports a wide range of compliant standards that include the third generation IEEE 802.11n (draft) and Universal plug n play. The router comprises a lot of features for ensuring the security and routing performance. Linksys WRT160N incorporates advanced features and technologies like Multiple In Multiple Out technology, DHCP server, Firewall protection, Auto-sensing per device, VPN pass-through, Auto-negotiation, Auto uplink and Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI). The advanced User Interface enables the users to install the router with ease. Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router is integrated with Wi-Fi Access Controller that makes it possible to manage its wireless access points centrally.
The following discusses the UPnP issues and the ways to fix them:
- Blocking of executable
- Restore factory settings
- Disable firewalls and filters
Blocking of executable
The crashing of UPnP service is the most common issue related with Linksys Wrt160N router. It seems that all the executables that normally connect to the Internet with the use of UPnP blocked. It denies the access of all the facilities related with Universal Plug and Play services. The crashing issue related with UPnP of the router occurs frequently once it appears.
Restore factory settings
The issue related with UPnP of Linksys WRT160N router can be fixed by restoration of the router to its factory settings. The main issue is the change in configuration of the router that occurred manually or due to software conflicts and installations. The restoration can bring back the router to its default settings and resolve the issue.
In fact, Linksys WRT160N router never blocks the executables that normally connect to Internet with the use of UPnP. The presence of certain firewall and filters can lead to the blocking of the executables that leads to the issues related with UPnP of the router. It is recommended to uninstall such firewall and filter software programs installed in the system for fixing the issue.
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