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Windows 7: Why is my router flashing like a UFO when my computer isn't on?

19 Jul 2012   #1
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 
Why is my router flashing like a UFO when my computer isn't on?

I've always wanted to know why even when my computer is shut down & completely off that the Netgear router is still going crazy flashing like there is activity? Well if there is activity what is it? I have my router locked.


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19 Jul 2012   #2
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Might be wireless devices connected to your router through wifi,usually blinks when something is using the internet.Do you have some type of wifi setup in your house with some devices like laptops,iphones,ipods,tablets ect..?
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19 Jul 2012   #3
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

You know you're right. I don't know why I didn't think of that. I do have an ipad & an iphone lol

Thanks.
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