D-Link 655 router

  gengiscant 12:33 06 Feb 2011
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Just got myslf one of the above and for the life of me cannot connect to the internet with it.
I have tried automatic set up and manual set up.

I know 5the settings are correct as I copied them from my existing router a Netgear DG834G.

Do I need an added modem with the D-link?

  mgmcc 12:53 06 Feb 2011

You appear to have got a "Cable/DSL" router, which doesn't incorporate an ADSL Modem and which would normally be used with Virgin's *CABLE* broadband service.

You could actually use it by plugging its ethernet WAN port into one of the existing LAN ports of the DG834G. By doing this, the D-Link would still give you a Gigabit LAN via its ethernet ports and 802.11n (300Mbps) wireless connectivity. This would be much simpler to set up than getting an Ethernet ADSL Modem and I cannot see any disadvantages.

  bazb 12:53 06 Feb 2011

According to this guy you do click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:54 06 Feb 2011

I think you have The wrong device

Netgear DG834G is an ADSL router for connecting to the phone line

There is no mention of ADSL with the DIR 655 I think its a router to connect to a cable modem.

  gengiscant 14:02 06 Feb 2011

Well it only cost me a couple of quid so I'll stick it on Ebay.Thanks all.

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