Solve problems that arise while configuring ZyXEL® routers
What are the common problems that may arise while configuring ZyXEL routers on a network?
ZyXEL routers are a popular router brand. They are used by many companies and individuals. ZyXEL routers are ADSL routers that serve as a modem as well as a wireless router for those who use telephone line-based, Internet connections. The router can be setup by either running the set-up from the software CD or by manually configuring the settings on the router firmware page. Also, to improve the security of your network, it is always advised to change the administrator password immediately after installing the router. Some of the common problems that may arise while configuring ZyXEL router on a network are router not getting connected, wireless standard incompatible and incorrect password.
Here are the different ways to fix problems while configuring ZyXEL routers on a network:
- Reconfigure router
- Match connection settings
- Use default user name and password
Sometime you may see ‘Router not connected’ error message. If the adapter status shows 'Not Connected', you can go to 'View Available Networks' and click 'Connect after selecting a wireless network'. Some wireless router installation problems might need to be reconfigured. If the networks name that you wish to connect to does not appear in this list or you are unable to connect, you can try to re-configure the router to server connection using the configuration manual of your router.
Match connection settings
With the help of the administrator tool of the router, you can view Wireless LAN settings present on it. You need to match them with the wireless connection settings of the client. It is very essential that the router and client be 802.11 standard compatible. Also, try to turn off devices that might interfere with the router.
Network routers are accessed through a particular administrator account, router manufacturers set a default user name and default password for this account at the factory. To change this default password, you need to log in to the routers administrator mode with the help of a web browser by using your current password and user name. In the password field, enter 'admin'. It is very essential to change the default user name and password for security purposes.
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