DSL & Wireless Router Problems

By shogunhdlife ·

I just recently purchased a D-Link DIR-615 Wireless-N Basic Router. I ran the installation on my desktop with XP PRO, and all went fine. My desktop is wired to the router. However, I am unable to get any connection to the internet using my web browser. When my dsl is directly plugged into the desktop, all is fine. My dsl modem and router indicate I have connectivity, but I am unable to connect. I have tried tech support, but it seems they are giving me the run around from one to the other. I have received feedback on possible DNS error, my modem being bridged, and missing a component in my router. Can anyone help me?

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DSL connection

by ctmoore1998 In reply to DSL & Wireless Router Pro ...

Try power cycling the DSL unplug it for a couple of minutes. Connect it to router before plugging it back in. If you still can't connect to internet it may be that your ISP has registered the PC's MAC address to the DSL modem and you will either have to spoof MAC of PC in router or get ISP to associate the DSL with router.

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Is your router able to a get an IP address?

by robo_dev In reply to DSL & Wireless Router Pro ...

if your dsl modem is set to bridged, then the IP address of the external inteface of your d-link should be a normal DSL sort of IP address, like a 68. or 24. address.

If the wan address of your router ends up being a 192. address, then your dsl modem is acting like a router, and not really bridged.

What DSL service do you use? Some of them only allow connection via an assigned mac address, so your router may need to be set to 'clone' the mac address of your dsl modem.

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