Quote: Originally Posted by headbuster
I have a Linksys WRT54G and I have a problem. I like to plug out my main power cabel from the power outlet when I go to bed and when I turn it back on in the morning and switch my computer on I need to reset my router so it can work (otherwise the internet icon has a yellow exclamation mark)
(also my router is connected to my computer via cabel)
I don't think that is normal. Why does the router stop working after losing power?
(it doesn't lose its settings but I need to reset it to fix it)
How can I fix this?
No Headbuster it is not normal, Most of the routers that I deal with do keep their settings when the power is removed and restored.
What might be happening is that the router has not completed it's startup routines and connecting to your ISP before your computer keeps asking for an IP.
I recommend that you plug in the router a few minutes before you turn your computer on and see if then your pc picks up an ip properly.
What you might be experiencing is hurrying the router when it is not ready.