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My router (D-Link DGL-4500) is set up as an access point

Its blocking my laptop from my network. i need my laptop to be able to see the network now, I cant set up my slingbox otherwise. Awhile ago i set the router to be used as an access point, i believe it was on the router its self, and i cant figure out where to set it to allow me back on the network. The main computer on the network is running windows xp, and it may also be a setting there.

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  • eecom May 11, 2010

    ...sorry, should also have said that if you need to 'see' the network, a wired connection to the main router should enable this. Again, good luck.

  • eecom May 11, 2010

    Hi...I don't know if you've solved this problem yet?

    The only thing I would offer is that (1) you need a wired connection to the router to change its settings, and (2) since converting a router to an AP requires you to disable DHCP, this needs to be re-enabled if you want to convert it back to a router.

    BUT - I'm not sure if this is what you need? If you want to set up some new equipment and need access to the router settings, it's best to make a direct, wired connection to your main router to do this. Hope this helps a little. Best of luck with the setup.

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Hello Krmn,

Are you running windows Xp or Vista ?

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