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Router indicator lights blinking... bad signal or normal?

Super simple question I've been meaning to ask just haven't gotten around to it.

I have a LinkSys router (I forget the model, WRT610n? , but it looks just like this one http://www.itechnews.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Cisco-Linksys-E1000-Wireless-N-Router.jpg).

My question is about whether the lights (specifically the "globe") are supposed to blink or whether that means there is instability in my connection?

I've had problems with my Time Warner Cable modem, and they think they've fixed it, my connection seems OK, but I'm wondering if it should be even better.
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nap0leon
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Juan OcasioCommented:
The globe should stay solid.  Only the wifi will blink and the ports signifying data transfer
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nap0leonAuthor Commented:
Thanks - that's what I thought.

Ugh... now to convince them that the issue us there's and not mine.  They tend to be reluctant to fix anything beyond testing that their modem works.
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Juan OcasioCommented:
Yeah, good luck with that one!  I know exactly how you feel!

Good Luck!
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Juan OcasioCommented:
nap0leon:

One last thing:  If your router is on a splitter, you may what to check that as well.  What you can do is remove the splitter and plug directly into the wall.  I was having issues with my cable and I thought it was their (Comcast) equipment as well, but upon further examination I found that the splitter was faulty.  Once I replaced and rewired, everything was good to go.

Just a thought!

Good luck!
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