20 Most Recent D-Link DWL-520 Wireless PCI Wi-Fi Compatible LAN Card(Refurbished) (RDWL520) Questions & Answers


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It sounds like your anti-virus is blocking your communication. Try disabling your anti-virus, reboot, then reconnect the PC's.

D-Link DWL-520... | Answered on Aug 05, 2017


Go to my computer control panel network connections and see if the setup for networking is correct DHCP should work most of the time. Check the device manager and see if your nic is properly recognized. If not you might need to install drivers for the card.

mycomputer - control panel

mycomputer - view system information - hardware - device manager

Also, sign onto your router and see if the router recognizes the computer.

It should tell you how to do this in the routers manual.

D-Link DWL-520... | Answered on May 10, 2011


ftp://ftp.dlink.co.uk/wireless/dwl-520/dwl520_driver_july_2002_9xmew2kxp.exe

there is the link for your drivers

Please leave feedback if this has helped you

D-Link DWL-520... | Answered on Feb 23, 2011


Code 10 means DRIVERS COULD NOT BE INSTALLED. Try installing the drivers manually.

Do this if pc is XP.
1.Keep the wireless adapter connected to the pc
2:Go to control panel, add/remove programs. Remove the wireless adapter software
3:Restart the computer, when the found new hardware wizard shows up click on it, click NO NOT THIS TIME, then select install from a list of specific location. On the next page Click on DON'T SEARCH, I WILL CHOOSE THE DRIVERS TO INSTALL.

4.HIGHLIGHT NETWORK ADAPTERS on the hardware type, the CLICK HAVE DISC

5.Click BROWSE to set the location of your drivers
6.Open the driver folder, then the pc should copy the files.

Good Luck

D-Link DWL-520... | Answered on May 23, 2010

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ADD 4% boost to your Wireless Network


This is simple and easy. to do grab your wireless adapter. and grab 90cm of very thin copper wire. now wrap the copper wire around your adapter and bang you should have At Lease 4% boost on your Wireless. some people say they got 8% boost but i only get extra 4%

Good luck Enjoy

on Jan 30, 2009 | D-Link DWL-520 Wireless PCI Wi-Fi...

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Drivers


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on Mar 23, 2008 | D-Link DWL-520 Wireless PCI Wi-Fi...


are you sure you got the right drivers?

http://support.dlink.com/downloads/

Use that webpage to find the newest drivers for your card.

D-Link DWL-520... | Answered on Mar 23, 2008


i want chenge password

D-Link Computers... | Answered on Apr 15, 2018


You connect from your computer by putting the network IP Address into Internet Explorer. After you reset, you set your own password. Try putting 192.168.1.1 into the browser URL line and press enter.

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  • D-Link Computers... | Answered on Mar 19, 2018

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    How to choose a budget Wi-Fi Router?


    How to choose a budget Wi-Fi Router? What models are the best in terms of price and quality? Does it make sense to overpay for the brand? What the signal power is enough and what other settings should pay attention to? What is better: Wi-Fi router with internal or external antennas and how to install right it in your home or flat? The answers to these and other questions in the article below, and the best budget Wi-Fi routers of this year - at the end of it.

    The choice of the manufacturer
    All modern Wi-Fi routers are highly integrated devices. It is thought that they are reliable and broke quite rarely. Recently, the Taiwan company which makes D-link and other good-quality goods, was a monopolist on the market, but several years ago, the Chinese TP-Link had dislodged it, which makes even better goods by all features. The solid ZyXEL is very popular, it's reliable, but unreasonably expensive.The same situation is with Asus routers, which are popular now. To gain the market, beginners try to lower the price on their devices, but without sacrificing quality to do it below the level of the TP-Link is impossible.
    So what manufacturer to choose? The survey is available Internet providers and my own experience agreed that for flats, houses or small office perfect ratio of price and quality are 2 mass models of TP-Link, review on which are listed at the end of the this post; fans of the classics can choose D-Link, but experimenting with little-known or unknown manufacturers to save 2-5 $, at least is unwise.
    It must be noted that the most common cause of failure of any router is a stroke of lightning (this happens most often in the private sector in May-June), so it is advisable to put a lightning protection (WAN port) at the input. To buy expensive models makes no sense, because in most cases, a regular cheap surge protector without earth ground is able to cope with 98% of other discharges and the direct impact of the storm still will not leave a chance to survive even to a very cool router. By the way, for the same reason (risk of kick thunderstorms) preferably all clients (especially expensive SmartTV, PCs and laptops) to connect it wirelessly, as in the case of lightning strike or strong interference on the input WAN port you run the risk of losing only a cheap router, but not all your connected equipment..

    Define with Wi-Fi router characteristics
    1. Customer primarily pays attention to the speed connection, although this is a very deceptive feature. In theory, the maximum speed of the budget Wi-Fi routers is 150 Mbps (megabits per second), at the same time, just a few providers can offer just 50 Mbps, so it becomes clear that the alluring phrases like "up to 300 Mbps" or even "up to 1300 Mbps", in fact, means that when you work in the Internet the speed difference between the expensive and cheap Wi-Fi routers will not differ a lot.
    2. Radius of action. It seems to be easy, because, as usual, to specify the distance outside and inside the premises, everything is clear and understandable. But these values are very relative, especially indoors, as a couple of good reinforced concrete walls will negate the signal of even the most powerful router, so really important are the two following characteristics.
    3. The transmitter power - the name speaks for itself and it is really important. Most of the budget routers have a transmit power of about 17 dBm, or even less, which is usually enough to more or less confidently "break" in only 2 walls. It worth noting, that some Wi-Fi routers have the technical ability to operate at much higher power (typically up to 27 dBm, 500 mW), so they are in accordance with local regulations artificially reduce its capacity.
    4. Antenna gain power confuses many users into believing, as in fact, antenna is a passive device and does not amplify anything themselves, they can more narrowly direct signal. For example, the higher the antenna gain, the more power the transmitter out to the sides, and the less energy transmitter goes up and down. Thus, a more powerful antenna is not a universal solution, because it allows you much more "punch" in the signal, but the "taking" of its top and bottom.
    5. The number and types of antennas. When you use multiple antennas, their energy does not stack, so it will not allow you to "punch" more the number of walls, but only make the connection more stable. The difference in coverage of routers with one antenna and two antennas is significant, but the difference between 2 and 3 antennas is almost non-existent, the last one is useful only when the signal must be passed between floors. To cover as much room as possible one-story house or apartment, you need to install the antenna vertically or at a slight angle relative to one another. Built-in antennas have a little gain, so the can spread the signal is uniformly in all directions and can be extremely helpful in smaller spaces. It is recommended to buy a wifi router with 2 antennas and with the gain greater more than 5 dBi for a regular signal in a one-story house or apartment.
    The best budget Wi-Fi routers of this year and more about them you can look here:
    http://www.gadgetreview.com/best-wireless-router-for-home-gaming-mac-overall-2015-2016
    http://www.bestadvisor.com/electronics-computers/best-wireless-routers
    http://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-wifi-routers,review-2498.html
    http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2398080,00.asp

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    on Mar 15, 2018 | Computers & Internet


    Do a reset back to factory defaults. Hold the button down in the pin hole for 30 secs.

    D-Link Computers... | Answered on Mar 05, 2018


    How do I log into my D Link wireless router?
    • Open up a Web browser.
    • Type the address "http://192.168.0.1" or "http://dlinkrouter" (omit the quotes) into the browser's address bar, and then press "Enter."
    • Log in to the D-Link router with the administrator username and password.
    • The default username is Admin and the password is blank (nothing).

    D-Link Computers... | Answered on Mar 04, 2018


    You will have to do a manual factory reset of your router. Locate a small hole on the back of the unit and using the tip of a paper clip, insert it into the hole for about 10 seconds with the power on, and this will reset the router to its factory settings.

    D-Link Computers... | Answered on Feb 05, 2018

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