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D link Router & my laptop

I have A D link router that's connected directly to the Internet service provider port without a modem. I have a lap top and with wireless card belkin. I cannot connect to the D link router from my lap top. I tried many times to put the IP address in the broowser but did not work. I have a message on the connection syas " limited or no connectivity to internet"

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  • lionboy Dec 20, 2007

    For pasha19

    I dont have the ethernet port on my PC, so I did not connect usibg the ethernet

    Bothe the router & the card work on the G band

    Whne I detect any network connection , I dont see my router by name, it appears as default.

    I dontr have any mac feltering on the router

    Router is : D link DSL-604+, wireless ADSL router

    lab top is Accer model travel mate 270, with Win XP installed

    the wireless card for labtop is Belkin 802.11g , 54Mbps 2.4 Ghz


  • lionboy Dec 22, 2007

    I have tried what you have suggested, but The default gateway address is not showing any figure

  • Psellier May 22, 2008

    I bought a Belkin G wireless router because the salesman told me I did not need a pc to set up. I only have a laptop I would like to use anywhere in the house but have no pc to act as hub. They say it can be done but I am a technopeasant. Please can you help me set it up?



  • sxsmaria Jun 12, 2008

    i cant find any router connection.



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Debugging the issue -- this is not a solution.

Have you plugged a computer into the router if possible using an ethernet connection? Did it successfully access the internet?

If not the ISP (modem?) side of your router is probably configured incorrectly for your ISP

If that works wireless routers and adapters operate different bands I know of A, B, G and N. Do both your router and adapter card have at least one of those bands in common?

At any time have you attempted on the laptop to connect with the router? When connecting do you see your router by name? has your router been set to a unique name so you aren't confused seeing one of your neighbor's routers?

Did you enable encryption (WEP or WPA) in either the router or the wireless adapter and not enable it in the other?

Do you have MAC filtering on in you router and forgot to enter the wireless cards MAC accress?

Please reply with as many answers as you know and we can step through the process to attempt to complete the connection.

Also please provide the manufacturer and model for each of the following
Your router, your laptop and your network adapter

Please provide the operating system installed on your laptop,

If the wired connection to the internet does not work please provide the name of your internet service provider.

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

  • david Dec 20, 2007

    Page 37 and 38 of you laptop's manual indicate you may have a wired ethernet port on the back of your machine beside the modem port see$FILE/TM270-e.pdf

    If you have such a port and the appropriate cable (generally thicker than a phone cable with connectors wider than a phone cable (8 metal connection points) please try the wired connection.

    I can find no manual concerning your router so I may be of little help there.

    default is the default name for many d-link routers -- the router you see might be your neighbor's however for now we will assume it is yours. If you can configure your router and change the name you can be assured it is yours as the name will change when viewing it on the PC.

    However there are two commands that may assist you. Try them wired and without the wire, if possible. I have encountered some machines that do not have these commands -- your machine indicates that the command is invalid then we cannot gather this information.

    click Start then all programs then accessories then command prompt. a new window will open -- in that window

    type the command

    ipconfig /all

    and press enter if it works and your machine is connected properly the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway and DNS addresses will be displayed write them down. The default gateway address is likely to be and the subnet mask likely to be

    If the wired connection works to the internet (from the initial test) then all except the IP Address are what you will expect to see on your wireless adapter if it is connecting. The IP address will be close but probably not matching.

    another command of interest is ping also issued from the command prompt line like ipconfig above



    issue a ping command with the default gateway address you found if different

    Ping will respond 4 times with either a timeout or with a line that indicates elapsed time in milliseconds (ms) that indicates you succeeded in accessing the lan side of your router.

    As stated before, beyond this I may be of little help because I cannot find a router configuration manual. However based on the above if the ping works to the default gateway address for either adapter your problems are probably configuring the router to your internet service provider's (phone company's? specifications). If your wireless router will not ping there are possibly configuration options noted above that are not matching between the router and the wireless adapter.

    hope this helps

    I hope this helps.

  • david Dec 22, 2007

    Not being able to get the router address (default gateway) -- or a router connection wired or wireless pretty much ends my ability to assist you. I have no router manual for guidance or any belief that I can gain access to the router in any fashion to discover it's existing state. You may have a configuration issue in either the router or the wireless adapter or you may have hardware issues with either device. But I am at a loss to provide you with steps to determine which of the above may be true.



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