Linksys Wireless Router :: WRT160NL - Slow Admin Interface

Mar 6, 2013

I took one and a half hours to get everything set up, I've got a PPoE connection, my problem is that ever since I entered the administration interface each and every page takes 2-5 minutes to load, it's absurdly slow, also, when trying to setup my WiFi, it timed out several times, I updated the router to the latest firmware, the same issue, it took me 4-5 retries to get WiFi set up properly. Sometimes navigating from page to page is quicker, 30-40seconds, but still those are some big times.
Is this normal behavior or do I have a hardware problem and I need to take it back and request a new one?
Mention: I am wired from a laptop, all the lights are blue, blinking nicely.

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I've updated the firmware to unofficial url... and since then I can't connect to router through web interface. What can I do? Is there any way to update firmware back to official without web interface?

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I was unable to access the web admin on my WRT160n v3 w/ latest firmware this morning. Reset config to defaults & was able to get in. Enabled HTTPS access & disabled HTTP access & was right back where I started; reset to defaults again & left both boxes checked. Can access via HTTP, but HTTPS requests get refused/reset.
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1) Web interface over https is now painfully slow.
2) Does DDNS work in bridge mode? DynDNS allows the sending of an update without an IP address, so it should be able to work.
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Sep 12, 2011

I have my internet connection connect to my main Linksys router WRT160NL ( with 192.168.1.x.My 2nd Linksys router connect to the first one as Gateway as well.The 2nd router has its WAN ip of and it's local subnet as 192.168.2.x.My machines at 192.168.2.x can get to the internet and connect to all machines in the 192.168.1.x network.However, the 1.x network can't access the machines on the 2's network. And because of that, i can not sharing or printing between two network.I try to add static routes on my main router ( with the route: mask and defaute gateway, the route not work still.anyway to make sure that the 1.x network able to access the 2.x network and from 2.x   access 1.x for sharing files and printing.

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Nov 1, 2010

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Oct 2, 2011

Router is configured for manual setup, Wireless-G only, IP addresses start from 2, (range from 2 to 201).
I have a Gigabyte M912 netbook that used to connect to Internet over wireless through my old D-Link and had no problems with that.
With WL160NL it connects to the wireless all right, but it does not go anywhere from there. It gets an IP address, connects successfully, but no internet sites can be accessed. Pinging gateway ( gives 4 request timeouts. Other devices (Acer A500 tablet, sever smartphones, even a blasted Wowwee Rovio) have no similar problems< connecting and seeing each other and connecting to the Internet.
1. I have no idea why that happens.

2. Restarting the netbook, switching the wifi module on and off, removing remembered network settings and inputting them anew etc. does nothing.

3. Manually configuring the netbook to use a predefined static IP address instead of DHCP did not work.
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Mar 2, 2013

I have an issue with new Win8 & IE10. When I try to access web management interface of my wrt160nl (Firmware Version: 1.00.01 B15) via HTTPS I'm receiving the foolowing message:"Continue to this website (not recommended)." If I click on it another error page appears:"Certification error: Navigation blocked. There is a problem with this website's security certificate"
At the same time I'm able to acccess the management interface via HTTPS, but from my laptop with Win7 & IE9. There if I click on the red Certificate Error > View certificate and the certificate information is:Issued by: Linksys Issued to: Linksys Valid from : 1.1.2009 to 1.1.2010
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PROBLEM 1 The worst problem is that the router is very sensitive to files that can't be recognized by the router as media files. For example if there are subtitle files (*.str) between the media files, then strange and nondeterministic things happen: some valid media files are skipped and not included in the media database; some files included but the file names are mixed. The most irritating in the bug is that there is no log file, where you could find the problem, and so you never know which file cause the problem, and you have to browse through all the files hunting for the cause.
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Nov 20, 2011

My University has free Internet at student homes, but we need to login by PPTP to get an official, public IPv4 and be able to reach the outside world. The network people at the University says that when the PPTP is up, everything should be open (no firewall of any kind).
have my WRT160NL that gets a address from DHCP on WAN port. Currently I have My internal network uses PPTP-server is located at and when I connect, I usually get an IP in the Currently I have I use DynDNS to make sure I always know the public IP by the host ...
So, I have Remote management enabled with HTTP and HTTPS, any IP and default port 8080. But no response from the outside world seems to go through.If I turn of the "filter ICMP" but keep the SPI Firewall on, I get ping reply from external sources towards my router, but still no HTTP or HTTPS response.I also have a Torrent I try to port forward to to be active, this is 23277, and this is the only thing that keeps coming up in the incoming log on my router.
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So the problem is this: I have a Samsung TV (LE32B650) with the most recent firmware installed, connected via wire with the WRT160NL.The router also has a 320 GB disk plugged in with a bunch of movies.When I use the uPnP media server with Windows 7 PCs (wirelessly)  or even a Samsung smartfone it all works very well. However the TV has an issue disconnecting from the media server in just moments from turning the DLNA function.Well to be more precise the TV says the the media served got disconnected.The router has the latest firmware, I have tried with HDDs ane thumbdrives (with just 1 AVI to make sure there is no conflict of unsupported file formats), I exchanged the wire (TV<->router), added guest user to access the partition with all scanned folders.

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