Jan 05

Step 1: Click Start and then Control Panel. Locate the Printers icon. Click the Add Printer icon.

Step 2: Click Add a Local Printer. Use this option only if you don’t have a USB printer. (Windows automatically installs USB printers when you plug them in).

Step 3: Select Create New Port. For the port type, select standard TCP/IP Port. Click Next.

Step 4: Click the drop down menu for Device Type and choose TCP/IP Device.

In the Hostname or IP Address field, input the IP address of ShareCenter Pro Network Storage.

The PORT NAME field is purely for identification purposes. This allows you to discern the port you’ve created later on for configuration.

Step 5: Windows will attempt to detect the printer. Please allow a few moments for the operating system to do this.

Step 6: Highlight the radio button labeled Custom and press the Settings button.

Step 7: Click the radio button labeled LPR.

The LPR Queue Name field will now become available. Here you will need to enter the Queue or Port name that you acquired in Step 1.

Check the box labeled LPR Byte Counting Enabled. Click OK.

Step 8: At this point, you’ll be brought back to the previous window. Click Next.

Step 9: Windows will now attempt to detect and install the printer driver. If Windows is unable to detect the printer and find a matching driver, you will be given the option of selecting a printer from a list of available printer drivers.

Step 10: In the left window you have a list of manufacturers, and on the right side you have the various models. Select the model that pertains to your printer. Click Next.

Step 11: Next you will be prompted to give the printer a name. You can leave the default Windows name, or you can create your own if you wish. Click Next.

Step 12: Once the printer successfully installs you will be given the option to print a test page. If the test prints then the the printer is configured properly. Click Finish.

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Jan 03

Follow the steps here to find  and create a quick link to IE 11 on your new Windows 10 Operating System:

Step 1. Front the bottom of the task bar click the  search field and type: IE11

Step 2. The search results will show the Link to the IE11 Desktop App at the top of the search window.


Step 3. To avoid searching every time you’ve like to use it, create a easy to launch link on your task bar by right clicking on the found IE link and select “Pin to taskbar” option.



You will be able to find the link on your task bar from now on…



Step 4. Use this link to lauch version 11 of Internet Explorer browser or use your favorite Firefox or Chrome browsers to access the mydlink™ services.

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Jan 02

Use the below example code to view the streaming video from your DCS-3410 on your webpage. If the camera is behind a NAT device such as a router, the IP must be edited to reflect the public address of the router. In this example the public IP address of the router is and the port used to access the camera publicly is 80. You will also need to edit the username and password for the remote connection by editing in the fields UserName and Password. In this example the UserName is username and the Password is password

IPCamera ActiveX Control Sample
Note: The only 4 lines that should be changed are the following


Please understand that this is not a supported feature of the camera, and beyond providing this code, D-Link can not help design a custom webpage.

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Dec 31

NOTE – To configure the Time and Date your will need the following:

• Console Cable
• PuTTy

Step 1 – Download PuTTy software from the following link:


Download the putty.exe

Step 2 – Connect the serial port of the DSR with your PC

Step 3 – Open PuTTy and setup a COM port (this will be present in device manager)

Step 4 –
 Click on “Open”

Step 5 – Hit enter key and you should be presented with the Login screen

Set the time and date variables (Copy and paste into CLI):

Step 6 – Enter the following command to enter into the system time configuration

D-Link DSR> system time

Step 7 – Enter the following command to disable the ntp servers

system-config[time]>  configure_ntp_servers n (Y/N)

Step 8 – Enter the following command to configure the correct time-zone

system-config[time]> time_zone GMT::Greenwich-Mean-time-Dublin–Edinburgh–Lisbon–London

Step 9 – Enter the following command to enable daylight savings

system-config[time]> enable_daylight_saving y (Y/N)

Step 10 – Enter the following command to configure year

system-config[time]> ntp_year 2014 (1970 – 2037)

Step 11 – Enter the following command to configure month (1-12)

system-config[time]> ntp_month 12

Step 12 – Enter the following command to configure day (1-31)

system-config[time]> ntp_day 30

Step 13 – Enter the following command to configure hour (0-23)

system-config[time]> ntp_hour 23

Step 14 – Enter the following command to configure minutes (1-60)

system-config[time]> ntp_minutes 46

Step 15 – Enter the following command to configure seconds (0-60)

system-config[time]> ntp_seconds 30

Step 16 – Enter the following command to sabe

system-config[time]> sabe

Tue Dec 30 23:13:30 GMT 2014

Tue Dec 30 23:13:30 GMT 2014

system-config[time]> exit

Step 17 – To confirm the date and time have been successfully configured

D-Link DSR> show system time setup

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Dec 28

If the app freezes or crashes after the update, try restarting the app.

To restart the mydlink® Home App on most Android devices, tap and hold on the Menu button at the bottom of your smartphone or tablet, the list of all running apps will display, look for the mydlink Home App and swipe the app up or to the right depending on the Android device you have. Procedures for restarting the app may vary depending on your Android device.  Reopen the mydlink® Home App by taping on its app icon.
If you have trouble finding your menu button or restarting your device following the instructions above, please find the correct procedure in your phone/tablet manufacturer’s user manual.

If the problem reoccurs after restarting the app, recognize that we are currently working on an updated version of the app to address this issue. Please check the Google Play Store to ensure you have the latest version of the app.

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