Before You Begin
• You can only use the Ethernet port on your modem. If you were using the USB connection before using the D-Linkrouter, then you must turn off your modem, disconnect the USB cable and connect an Ethernet cable to the Internet port on the router, then turn the modem back on. In some cases, you may need to call your ISP to change connection types (USB to Ethernet).
• If you have DSL and are connecting via PPPoE, make sure you disable or uninstall any PPPoE software such as WinPoet,Broadjump, or Enternet 300 from your computer or you will not be able to connect to the Internet.
• Make sure to use the computer you were connected to the Internet with.
To get the best wireless coverage, place your router in an open area away from your computer, monitor, and speakers. Try to position the router so that the signal passes through drywall or open doorways. Materials and objects such as glass, steel, metal, walls with insulation, water (fish tanks), mirrors, file cabinets, brick, and concrete will degrade your wireless signal.
D-Link DIR-501 Router Installation
Position your router close to your modem and the computer that is already online.Place this router in an open area of your intended work area for better wireless coverage.
Unplug the Ethernet cable from your modem that is connected to your computer.Plug it into the blue port labled 1 on the back of your router. The router is now connected to your computer.
Plug one end of the included Ethernet cable that came with your D-Link router into the port labeled INTERNET on the back of the router. Plug the other end of this cable into the Ethernet port on your modem.
Connect the supplied power adapter into the power port on the back of the router and then plug into a power outlet or surge protector. Verify the power light is lit. Below is a basic network setup.
From the computer you connected to the router, open a web browser and enter http://192.168.0.1. Then, press Enter and you will be directed to the D-Link Setup Wizard page.
Follow the on-screen instructions to configure your D-Link router.