If the Router is new proceed to Step 1
. If the Router is used power on and press and hold the Reset button for about 10 seconds. It is located next to where the power cord is plugged in. Use either a pen or paper clip to push reset button.
Connect one end of an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port located on the Cable / DSL
modem and the other end to the WAN port on your D-Link
DI524 wireless Router. The WAN LED light will illuminate to indicate proper connection.
Connect one end of an Ethernet cable to LAN Port 1
on the back panel of the DI-524 and the other end to the network adapter in the computer you are using to
configure the DI-524. The LED light for LAN Port 1 illuminates to indicate proper
Once all pieces ar connected. Open your Web browser
and type http://192.168.0.1
into the URL address box then press ENTER.
Once the log-on
pop-up screen appears type admin
for the user-name
and leave the password blank then click ok.
Once you have logged in, the Home
screen will appear and you should see a box called RUN WIZARD
in the middle of the screen. Click that box and follow the steps.
Setup Step 1
- Click Next
Setup Step 2 -
Create Password and click Next
Setup Step 3 -
Choose Time Zone and click Next
Setup Step 4 -
Setup wizard will try to auto-detect your Internet connection type.
Setup Step 5 -
Select your Internet Connection.
You will be prompted to select the type of Internet connection for your router. More than likely it will be Dynamic IP Address. Click Next.
Setup Step 6 -
Click the “Clone MAC Address”
button to automatically copy the MAC address of the network adapter in your computer. You can also manually type in the MAC address. Click Next.
Setup Step 7 -
The default wireless settings for your 802.11g wireless network are: SSID
Channel = 6
You can change the SSID
name to whatever you like. This will be the name of your wireless network. Click Next.
Step 8 -
If you wish to use encryption for your 802.11g network, the DI-524 is capable of two levels of wireless encryption - 64-bit and 128-bit. By default the encryption is disabled.
You can change the encryption settings for more secure wireless communication. If you choose to use encryption, you will need to write down the encryption key so that you can connect your laptop or pc via wireless connection. Click Next
Setup Step 9
- Your is complete. Click Restart to save and reboot your router.
Setup Step 10
- Click Close to complete your setup.
Setup Step 11
- You will be returned to the Home
tab. Close this window and wait for the Router to finish rebooting. Then relaunch
your Web browser (i.e., Internet Explorer
or Netscape Navigator
), to link to your favorite Web site to test your Internet connection.
Here is the link to download all the necessary info to configure your router - http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=DI-524&tab=1