I do apologize that you are experiencing issues with your Slingbox Solo, but you can still use your older model. As you only recently plugged it in and see a blinking network light, you most likely need to do a hard reset on your Slingbox. The links below will provide more information on this. Hope this helps!
- Slingbox.com - The Network light on your Slingbox blinks or turns off
- Slingbox.com - Watch your TV via the web, configure your Slingbox with a computer
Sling Media Moderation Team