Question about D-Link 802.11g Wireless Router WBR-1310 (WBR1310)
Do a reset on the router do this by pressing the reset button on the back of the router it is located next to the power input after you have reset [hold button for 30 sec] unplug it wait 15sec and plug it back in then do your regular login
Posted on Sep 09, 2011
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Subject: Unable to connect to Internet with a wireless router
Customer's exact description: Hi , when i go to the site 192.168.0.1, I put in "Admin" and leave the password blank, I still cannot log in. can you help me out? I need to create a password.
Discussion: I'm assuming that you are running a recent version of Microsoft Windows such as XP, Vista or 7. This will be a three (3) phase solution. It is imperative that each step be followed in order.
Let's make certain that your operating system is ready to accept your router. Click on the following link and Microsoft will analyze your system and correct any deficiencies. Microsoft Fixit Site.
Make certain that your router is up-to-date.
Updates are regularly posted on the manufacturer's site to fix issues you encountered while attempting to use their device. The following will guide you on how to keep your device updated and working properly.
These are the common reasons why you need to do an upgrade:
• Dropping or intermittent connection
• Fix the bugs and known issues with the current firmware or driver version
• Basic Troubleshooting did not work
NOTE: For basic troubleshooting tips in wirelessly connecting to your router, please refer to your user manual.
Firmware updates are required especially if you start experiencing connection problems within your local network. An updated firmware also fixes the bugs of its previous version as well as providing new functionalities for the device. However, this should only be done after doing some basic troubleshooting that did not work.
NOTE: Updating the router's firmware is not recommended if there are no connectivity issues.
A driver update for your adapter is necessary in order to enhance the wireless performance and functionality of your device. This is recommended especially if the adapter is not working properly after you updated the router or the computer itself. A corrupted driver will cause your adapter to stop working.
QUICK TIP: For Ethernet and wireless adapters, you need to download drivers while for devices such as routers, gateways and network access storage, you need to download the firmware. The table below will show the type of file you will download according to your device.
Connecting to the Internet using a Router
Choose a convenient location to begin installing your router, such as an open floor space or table. This does not need to be the permanent location of the router. For wireless routers, it may be necessary to re-position the unit after installing it as the signals may not reach all areas needed.
To configure the router to connect to the Internet, you must enter information provided by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) into the "Connection Type" section in the left-hand column under the "Internet WAN" heading of the router's configuration page. If using DSL Internet, you may need to enter the PPPoE username and password. Likewise, if you have been issued a static IP address by your provider, the static IP fields (including network mask and gateway) must also must be set in the router.
Since this is a wireless router, change the network name (referred to as SSID). While the router comes to you with a network name set at the factory, you may want to use something more familiar for your network. Read Changing the Router's Wireless Channel and SSID -- or some other similiar language in your user guide --for a description of this process.
Verify that this computer can connect to the Internet properly. Open a new web browser and visit a few Internet sites such as Google.com or Yahoo.com.
Finally, configure additional network security features as desired to guard your systems against Internet attackers.
That's the three step program to solve this particular problem.
If you are still having problems, follow the steps outlined in the Windows operating instructions. Unfortunately, most individuals buy computers with the software installed by the manufacturer and don't receive the full manual.
You should now be connected.
All the best,
Posted on Sep 09, 2011
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