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The D-Link DIR-645 Home Router Quick Install Guide

LEDs (from top to bottom)

Internet LED

A solid light indicates connection on the Internet port.

Wireless LED

A solid light indicates that the wireless segment is ready.

WPS LED/Button

This LED blinks during the WPS connection process. Once connected the LED will turn off. Press this button to configure your wireless clients using WPS. Refer to the next panel for more information.

Power LED/Button

A solid light indicates a proper connection to the power supply.

Windows users can use the Quick Router Setup Wizard (from the CD) to configuretheir router. If you do not want to use the wizard, lost your CD, or are running Mac or Linux, you will need to use the manual setup procedure.

Quick Router Setup Wizard

For the Wizard to work, the computer must be connected to the Internet and be online. If you have disconnected any hardware, please re-connect your computer back into the modem and make sure you are online.Insert the CD into your drive on a computer that is online and click Install to start the Quick Router Setup Wizard. Follow the on-screen instructions to install and configure your D-Link DIR-645 router.

Network Diagram


Connect Wireless Clients Using WPS

Step 1 – Once you configure your router, you can connect your WPS-enabled clients to the router and it will automatically configure your client. Push the button on DIR-645 to initiate a secured wireless connection.

Step 2 – Within 120 seconds, push the WPS button on your wireless clients to link them together. During this process the WPS LED on the router will blink.

Step 3 – Once the WPS LED stops blinking, your wireless clients will be connected to the router and automatically configured.

Manual Setup

If you are using Mac or Linux, or are unable to use the wizard, use the manual setup outlined below and refer to the user manual on the CD for more information.

Step 1

Position your D-Link DIR-645 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.

Step 2

Unplug the Ethernet cable from your modem that is connected to your computer. Plug it into the blue port labeled 1 on the back of your router. The D-Link DIR-645 router is now connected to your computer.

Step 3

Plug one end of the included Ethernet cable that came with your 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.

Step 4

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.

Step 5

Open a web browser, enter (or http://dlinkrouter) and then press Enter. When the login window appears, set the user name to Admin and leave the password box blank. Click Log In to continue the setup. Please refer to
the user manual for more detailed installation information and advanced features.

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  • At 2012.01.29 21:37, claus said:

    I am interested in buying the DIR-645.
    I have a Mac G5 computer. It does not have the Intel CPU.
    It runs with OS X 10.5.8
    Can I configure the DIR-645 with the Safari Browser, currently version 5.0.6?

    • At 2020.07.20 21:34, Brandi said:

      I recently bought a ‘D-Link Whole-Home Router 1000, Wireless-N(DIR-645)’ off of ebay and the seller did not have the CD or manual for it. How can I obtain these 2 items?

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