Wednesday, July 4, 2012

How to configure D-link DI 524 Wireless Router

How to configure D-link DI 524 Wireless Router
The D-Link DI-524 is a wireless broadband router basically used for home and small office networking. This router also works as a firewall for your internet network. When you connect wireless router with DSL or cable modem, it needs to be configured before allowing a computer to connect with it and access the internet. D-Link Setup Wizard helps to configure this wireless router. Follow the given steps to configure D-Link DI 524 wireless router setup.
If you want to reset password on D-link router then follow this blog-How to Reset Password on a D-link Wi-Fi Router

Step1: Insert one end of the Ethernet cable into the "Internet" port of your cable or DSL modem. Plug the other end of the cable into the "LAN" port on the router.

Step2: Open a web browser and type "" into the address bar and press Enter. It will open the login page.

Step3: Enter "admin" in the User name field and leave the Password field blank on the login page. Click "OK" to continue.

Step4:  When Setup Wizard page will open, click "Run Wizard" at the Home screen to begin the configuration process. Click "Next" on the first Setup Wizard page.

Step5: You can change the default password from Set Password window and click Next to save the change and proceed.

Step6: Select the appropriate time zone from the Time Zone drop-down menu and click "Next" to continue.

Step7: Select Internet Connection Type and click “Next”.

Step8: Enter the requested information on the next screen depending on your type of connection. For DSL modem users, enter the password given to you by your Internet service provider to log on and access the Internet. Click "Next" to proceed.

Step9: On the Set Wireless LAN Connection page, enter a name for your network in the SSID field. Make a channel selection from the Channel drop down menu. 

Step10: Click the radio button next to "Enable" to enable security for your wireless network. Choose the type of WEP encryption and enter a security key in the text box. This key is needed for computers to access your network wirelessly. Click "Next" to save the changes and to continue.

Step11: The Setup Wizard has completed. Click Restart to save the current settings.

See also: How to Set Up a D-Link DIR-655 Xtreme N Gigabit Router
                  How to Secure Your Wireless Router

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