Question about D-Link Computers & Internet
Posted by Anonymous on
I attempted to use D-link equipment TWICE in the past...
I went as far as wasting a net of 3 hours each time with their "TECHNICAL" support...
OVER & over... to the definition of insanity...
Had anything worked I would tell you ABOUT IT.
I would strongly recommend you return them from
WHERE-EVER you purchased them... NOW.
My next was a single unit NETGEAR...
Cost less and I had cable connected my video server
WIRELESSLY... in a matter of minutes.
My OPINION: Avoid the pain.
Carnac the Magnificent
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You need to start from beginning. Clear all temp internet files and run this programme Start>Run ipconfig /flushdns and hit enter. Get into the routers settings(probably 192.168.2.1) and ensure in the Lan settings that 'DHCP Server' is on and wireless is enabled.(you might need to be connected by RJ45 lan cable first) If it's a 125mbps router change settings to 54mbps to try that speed first(especially as your wireless cards will be 54 mbps) look in Mac address Filtering is off. Look in the DHCP Client list and see if your pc's were allocated ip addresses, if so it should allow an internet connection. Go to both your pc's wireless cards properties and under TCP/IP properties ensure obtain ip address automatically is checked. Restart both pc's and the router, disconnect cable and try wirelessly
Posted on Mar 07, 2007
Often the nets and subnets are NOT the same.. ie The Fixed connection often uses 192.168.0.1, 192.168.1.1, however sometimes the wifi is setup 10.1.1.1, or 10.0.0.1 etc, have you checked this? Esentially tho ya router is an "Acess Point" and ya Lappy etc is ya "Client" the links below has a lot of tutorials to help have a look. http://portforward.com/routers.htm http://portforward.com/guides.htm
Posted on Aug 05, 2007
I'd try doing a power cycle. Power off all the equipment. Plug in the Modem untill the online light is solid, then plug in the router, then i'd turn on your laptop.
Ensure that your connecting to the right network. Under the network settings the SSID is your Network name. Make sure it's not a generic name.
If you have a cable provider, you can just bring it to Geek Squad. They'll setup the router and setup all the security features in the store within about 10-15minutes.
Posted on Jun 19, 2008
Do you need to see the desktop or just share folders from each other? If the latter then you need to do the following:
Use Windows Explorer and select a folder you want to share. Right click and select sharing and security.
On the sharing tab click on Share this folder. Enter a share name ( I like to enter the PC name _folder name; Rick1_Downloads)
Click on Permissions. If your ok with everyone using the PC's and Laptops having access then highlight Everyone and click on Full Control.
Do this on each PC and Laptop.
That should be it or darned near close.
Posted on Apr 10, 2009
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