Wireless router

  Saintsman 08:04 27 Jul 2005
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I have just bought a D-link wireless modem router(DSL 604T) and I am having problems installing it.

The router comes with no software and the manual is next to useless. I have connected it to my PC with a network cable but the computer will not recognise it (the router is to connect my laptop). It detects that a new device has been connected but searches for the info to finish the connection and eventually gives up. Also when I select my network connections I don't have anything displayed, only my printers. I don't have the LAN icon that should be there. I do have a network enabled PC and I am plugged into the card.

I have looked on the D-Link web site but that doesn't offer any help.

Suggestions appreciated.

  Taff36 08:30 27 Jul 2005

So you have a PC and a laptop. Which Operating systems are they using? I presume you are using the blue cable supplied with the router. Did you buy the bundle that came with a USB wireless adapter as well?

  byfordr 08:43 27 Jul 2005

click here

I had problems setting up a D-Link on my cousins system. The first time NTL hadn't enabled the line. When they eventually did the unit turned out to be faulty. The manuals aren't the clearest.

R

  Taff36 08:50 27 Jul 2005

Good link - bookmarked that one. Only problem is that on all three identical routers I`ve personally set up there wasn`t a wizard.

Question for Saintsman - Who is your Broadband IPS and is it an ADSL or Cable connection?

  anchor 08:52 27 Jul 2005

Try contacting D-Link support

For support on any of the following products:
º DSL Broadband Routers/Modems
º DI Internet Gateways
º ISDN Routers
º Wireless Networking Product
º Print Servers
º Ethernet Adapters
º USB Products

Call: 0845 612 0003

Lines open:
8.00am - 10.00pm
Monday - Friday.
10.00am - 7.00pm
Saturday & Sunday

  Taff36 09:33 27 Jul 2005

He`s going to have to answer the questions for D-Link support anyway. Only hope one of us is around to help him when he gets back!

  Saintsman 10:41 27 Jul 2005

Hi Guys,

I'm at work at the moment so its not easy to post.

I run on Windows XP2 and connect via Homecall (tiscali) Broadband.

I have connected using the blue cable but did not get a bundle, though I have bought another wireless card for another PC. The laptop is a Centrino.

I did notice from the link that they are using a different IP address from the one in the manual. That one didn't appear to work!

Regards,
Saintsman

  Taff36 13:18 27 Jul 2005

Turn on the outer and check that the Power light is on, The Status light blinks - give it 30 seconds whilst it goes through it`s POST check, the ADSL light should be steady - it blinks occasionally as data is transmitted and the LAN light No 1 (Which is the port you have connected the ble cable to) is lit.

Now open Internet Explorer and type http:// followed by the default IP address, 192.168.1.1 You should be at the admin page of the router. Once we`ve established that we can get to this point post back and we can go from there. If we don`t get to this point it means that the TCP/IP needs sorting but it is set up by default on XP.

Will look out for your posting this evening.

  Saintsman 18:50 27 Jul 2005

Taff36,

Thanks for your patience!

I don't think I can get as far as you say. My PC doesn't seem to recognise the router. It detected it when it was first connected but was searching for software that I don't have (the disc supplied was just manuals and warranty), nor could it find it on the net.

I can't get past page 3 in the manual (if it was page 3 in the Sun it wouldn't be so bad!).Page 3 sets up the properties but there is nothing there to set up.

Suggestions more than welcome.

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