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Actiontec GT704WG gateway troubleshooting You can use the Power, DSL, and Ethernet lights on the front panel of the Actiontec gateway to help diagnose networking connectivity problems. Follow the steps below to diagnose and test the possible solutions for any connectivity problems you are experiencing.

Note: You might want to print these directions to make the troubleshooting process easier.

Figure depicting the lights on the front panel of the Actiontec gateway

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  1. Is the Power light illuminated?
  2. Is the DSL light illuminated?
  3. Are any Ethernet lights illuminated (E1, E2, E3, or E4)?
  4. If the Actiontec gateway is connected to your computer using a USB cable, is the USB light illuminated?

  5. Reboot your computer by turning it off, waiting for 45 seconds, and then turning it back on. Re-check the Actiontec gateway lights.

  6. Disconnect all networked computers and restart the computer connected to the router. Reconnect the other computers one-by-one to isolate the problem.


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