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Hello, I have a D-Link dir-655 connected to motorola 2210 modem with AT7T dsl. I pay for 6mb down and 600kbs up. Doing a speed test on my macbook pro wireless, I get the 6mb down but a horrific 30-40kbs up. I have trouble sending a 3 mb attachment. Any suggestions are more than appreciated.

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Access your router with following link

http://192.168.1.1
or
http://192.168.0.1

type user name as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password"
then go to your wi fi settings then chech
CHANNEL TYPE channel 4 , channel 6 and chanel 11 try these 3 channels 1 by 1
channel 11 is best works.
then savfe settigns then restart router then check your spped.
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Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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It is always better to configure the router by hand, otherwise you have to look forever if you have to troubleshoot.

If you connect your Mac to your DSL- or cable modem, can you access the internet?
If yes, then you have to configure your router. If not, then there is a problem with your internet connection in general and you have to contact your ISP.

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Then follow the Wireless Security Setup Wizard (ideally do it manually, but this works too). You find a description up from page 64 in your manual. For now, select no wireless security and complete the wizard. Don't forget to save your settings.

Now you should be able to connect to your routerwireless from your Mac.
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If you have any more questions or get stuck at one point, just come back here and leave a comment - I'm happy to help.

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