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Dynex e401 router

My high speed internet will not go through my router. Its like the router wont read the Ip address from the High speed modem.

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  • darekmitch1 Mar 07, 2008

    router will not connect to other computer to allow internet to work

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2008

    I ran the configuration and selected dynamic mode; it says configuration is complete but does not access any web sites. ???

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2008

    I can not go to the intranet twhen the DX-E401 router is connected.

  • cna1_20_1980 Jul 09, 2008

    except my router will not split my connection between my modem and my x box 360.

  • Anonymous Aug 27, 2008

    Cannot run Xbox 360 and computer through the router.

  • Duke_757 Oct 03, 2008

    I have an XBOX 360 and a lap top and can not run them through my DX-E401 router. In order for the laptop to connect online i have to connect straight to the modem with the ethernet cable.

  • atraxcat Nov 24, 2008

    new firmware or drivers or vista



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Don't buy dynex routers of any kind!!!

Dynex intentionally has it set up to browse the web through their 3rd party systems (rather than directly through your own IP) when you use their routers. So once you enter all of your IP account information with them, you start browsing the web through their own 3rd party server systems so that they can run background web content in order to boost page views for their affiliates! This slows down your web activity, especially if you using multiple computers with one of their routers! Why send users through dynex 3rd party servers to browse the web? Because the more page views that are coming from multiple IP address, the more SPONSORS they can get to support their websites!

Dynex routers are a SCAM in order to get people to browse the web through their own 3rd party servers!!! Why is it that when I type in a web address (after hooking up their router, and attempting to set it up) that instead of saying “waiting for” or “transferring data from” it says “transferring data from” which is the dynex website! Why would it allow me to only lookup their website (to configure settings) but then block all other web content until setting have been configured??? Think about this, their website isn't already on your computer, it has to be accessed through the internet in order to load onto one's computer. That means the internet is already working through their router, they are just restricting access to other sites until you configure your settings to go through their 3rd party servers for all of your web browsing!

I have used many routers before, and NEVER have I been asked to configure settings on some website before being able to use the product! Most REAL routers don't require any setup or configuration of any type. As long as you properly install everything, and your computers are internet / ethernet ready then you should be good to go. Usually if a router requires some sort of setup online where you are blocked access to all other internet sites until you configure through the manufacturers' site then it's most likely a scam product! A product that serves as a front for getting massive page views (for their sites and affiliates) in order to get lots of sponsorship for having high web traffic!

If you are in the market for real ethernet routers then you should buy d-link, or linksys products instead of dynex! In my opinion, dynex is total JUNK! BUYER BEWARE!!! Don't waste your money on this!!!

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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Unplug both the router and the modem -- wait 30 seconds.. Plug in the modem and wait until the status or ready light stays a solid color (usually green) then plug the router in.

Posted on Jan 09, 2009


All these explanation assume a person has a fairly deep knowledge.....yet few do.

Posted on Jun 20, 2008

If u r using modem make syre that modem is in bridge mode .. and dhcp server is off on modem .. then connect the router and configure the router acc its type i.e dhcp or pppoe .. bali

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

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I have just bought a Dynex [DX-E402] router and i'm trying to connect my laptop and pc to the same internet through it but its not picking up any internet access. If i connect my pc directly from my...

The modem has likely assigned it's IP address to the MAC address of the PC.
We need it to assign an IP address to the WAN port MAC address of the router!
When you hook up the router, the modem is no longer sending data to the correct MAC address.
Unplug the power to both the modem and the router.
Power up the router FIRST, and wait for it to complete it's initialization.
Once the lights have settled down on the router, power up the modem.
Wait for it to fully initialize.
NOW turn on your PC or laptop, and everything should be working just fine.
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To access the Web-based management utility:

1 Open your Web browser and enter the IP address of the router into the
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For example, type

After the connection is established, the logon screen opens.

2 To log in as an administrator, enter the user name of admin and leave the
password field blank (default), then click OK. The Web management Home
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You can download the user manual at:

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I can not get on the net via my router. I can get out on my laptop directly connected to DSL modem. what am i doing wrong?

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Try an Xbox Live certified router.

Also it could be down to your connection what size is it?
I run 3 Live accounts and 6 PC's with no slowdown at all.

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