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Problem with set up

I have a wireless router of D-link DI 524 and my bro gave me his wireless Range extender DWL - G710 actually i dont knw how to go about with it can any one help me guide how to set up the extender so i can used my laptop in my room as well now im just bounded to one room because it doesnt work at all :( is it possi tht its useless ????

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Make sure the extender DWL - G710 has the proper connection to the back of the router. if not the signal will drop out.

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It should be easy to set up unless it's faulty, it's a case of setting it up throug a web based menu through your internet browser; but to find instructions on how to set it up, you need to look underneath the extender for the version and then click on the link below:-

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Hi there

Getting Started

Setting up a Wireless Infrastructure Network
Pleaseremember that D-Link AirPlus G wireless devices are pre-configured toconnect together, right out of the box, with their default settings.Fora typical wireless setup at home (as shown above), please do thefollowing:
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Whenever you want to configure your network or the
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opening the web-browser and typing in the IP Address
of the DI-524. The DI-524 default IP Address is shown
-Open the web browser
-Type in the IP Address of
the Router (
Note: if you have changed the default IP Address assigned
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-Type admin in the User
Name field
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Home > Wizard

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WEP- Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)is a wireless security protocol for Wireless Local Area Networks(WLAN). WEP provides security by encrypting the data that is sent overthe WLAN. Select Enabled or Disabled. Disabled is the default setting.(Note: If you enable encryption on the DI-524 make sure to also enableencryption on all the wireless clients or wireless connection will notbe established.)

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Step 1 Locate the reset pinhole on the back of the unit.

Step 2 With the unit powered on, press and hold the Reset button.

Step 3 Hold the Reset button for about 10 seconds.

Step 4 Release the Reset button.

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