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Sympatico & DLink DI-704P

Ok ... have to type this one out properly , When i connect the DI-704P to my network card i get an amber light on the network card but i am able to connect to the router , i've reset the router , rebooted etc and i am not able to connect to the internet through Sympatico. When i connect my high speed modem to my network card it works fine , i am able to ping the router etc ... but the amber light is always on . Thought this was supposed to be simple to setup , maybe i am missing a step ? Any help is appreciated ! Keith

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Re: Sympatico & DLink DI-704P

It usually is simple, and hopefully the answer is as well. If you haven?t already done so unplug the modem and the router. Wait for a few seconds and then plug the modem in followed by the router. Reboot your PC and try the Internet again. If it still doesn?t work then I would try doing a hard reset of your router and reconfigure using the setup process outlined by the manufacturer. If that still doesn?t work let us know and we?ll continue ?.

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I powered off my dlink DI 704P and internet modem by turning off switch on surge suppressor (which I have do several times) and just powered back up after 3 days and my dlink will not come back up no...

1. if you have a power adapter connected to this router it may have burn out when restoring power several times in the way you shut down.
2. When visiting the manufacturer website and researching your unit I found that the unit is "discontinued" and there is no other support for it.
3. I suggest that a new router be purchase with update technology to get the most from your internet experience.

I hope this helps. Have a great day!

Aug 23, 2010 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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How to set up a dlink di-704p?

That will depends on your ISP, Internet Service Provider, please let usknow more in detail about the kind of Internet Connection you are using, the configuration of the router will purly depend on it.

Mar 15, 2010 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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Print server for vista, D-link DI-704p

I can recomend to your network setup is WPS54GU2
Wireless-G PrintServer for USB 2.0
******************************** Before configuring the wireless settings of the printserver, make sure to know the following settings on your D-link router: SSID, and wireless security.
Configuring the Wireless Settings on the Printserver
The wireless settings of the printserver can be configured using its web-based utility. Make sure the printserver is set to a static IP on the network.
NOTE: Make sure the printserver is already working when hardwired to the Dlink router before attempting to use it wirelessly on your network.
Step 1:
Access the printserver’s web-based setup page. Open a web-browser such as Internet Explorer.
NOTE: If you're using Mac, use Safari to access the printserver's web-based setup page.
Step 2:
Go to the address bar and enter the IP address you've assigned to the PrintServer.
NOTE: To assign the PrintServer a static IP address, click here.
Step 3:
When the printserver setup page appears, click Wireless.

Aug 01, 2009 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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D-Link DI-704P as wireless

Yes, you have to. The router model mentioned is not a wireless router, not unless you have other network device there that transmits wireless connection such as a wireless access point.

Jul 05, 2009 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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Mac Support for DLink 704P Router

The DI 704 P software is not distributed anymore , as D-Link discontinued the product.
Among 704 P only last version (revision D) supported mac, check here to find out your version.
You can still couple the server to mac using this procedure, give it a try.
If it does not work contact D-Link and ask if you can have copy of control software.

May 28, 2008 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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Add di-704p to an existing network

What you want to do should be quite easy:

1. Just connect one of the LAN ports of the DI-704P to a LAN port of your WRT54G. Try using a standard network cable. If the port status lights does not turn on on both sides when you connect the cable, use a "crossover" cable. Important: leave the DI-704P WAN port empty.

2. Disable the DHCP server on your DI-704P, your WRT54G will be the DHCP server.

3. Assign a static IP address to you DI-704P, different from your WRT54G. Example, if your WRT54G has, you may assign to your DI-704P. Make sure that the IP address you assign is outside the DHCP range configured in your WRT54G and that the subnet mask is identical on both.
You will then be able to use your print server from any wired and wireless computer and the remaining LAN ports both on the WRT54G and DI-704P.

Feb 18, 2008 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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My WAN light keeps flashing while the M1 amber light remain fix at ON(M2 amber light = OFF)

You must have done something wrong when upgrading the firmware. because there are pre-requisite settings on the computer before performing an upgrade. Like setting static ip and forcing  card to 10mb/half only prior to upgrading. If this flashing is unusual, then you mightn have damage the wan port.

just to let you know, wan port will really flash but not that continous.  

Oct 06, 2007 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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No amber light

I think ya gonna find ya modem has gone "toes up"... It may well be in the power supply section (PSU)... I guess ya could try a "Shotgun" replacement of all the PSU components.. If this don't "Fix" it.. then I am sorry but ya up for a replacement.. which may be the best option in any event?

Aug 30, 2007 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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Problem with a 704 p router

to do a hard reset, hold for about 5 seconds (don?t hold too long) and then release. (Or, release when M1 and M2 flash at the same time.) The M1 amber light flashing means that the system is active. Go to your routers settings by typing and make sure that enable DHCP is showing and that the network adapter cards in your pc's are set to obtain an ip address automatically, to do this start>control panel>network connections, then on your network adapter ensure it says enabled, if so right click on it and select properties, go to TCP/IP line and click properties and make sure obtain ip address automatically is ticked, ok it and restart pc and see if you get a connection.

Jun 25, 2007 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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