Belkin While their devices were connecting to their Wi-Fi networks and their modems were connecting to their ISPs, the router and modem seem to be suffering from communication breakdown. The problem is affecting at least Belkin router models in the U.S. and other regions or the world regardless of ISP. Belkin has acknowledged there is a problem with its older routers, and it’s posted a workaround on its site. Basically Belkin is telling customers to manually configure their devices’ internet settings to connect to Google’s DNS servers, a temporary fix that many posters on Reddit report is getting them back online. According to Belkin, though, the fix seems to work with only two of the problem routers. As to the cause of the problem, Belkin said has to do with a communications failure between the affected routers and a site Belkin uses to test internet availability.

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