Feb 02

1.How to turn on printer sharing in Mac OS X 10.3?

Turning Printer Sharing on will allow users on your network to access printers attached to a computer.

All printers listed in your Printer List are shared, whether they are connected directly to your computer or you access them over a network.

Step 1: Open System Preferences and then click Sharing.

Step 2: In the Services pane, select Printer Sharing and then click Start.

2. How do I use the ping utility in Macintosh OS X?

The ping utility is a great tool for troubleshooting the network. This tool is now built into Macintosh OS X.

Step 1: Click on Go > Applications > Utilities.

Step 2: Click on Network Utility and then click the Ping tab.

Step 3: Enter in the IP address you wish to ping in the first field provided. You can either select an unlimited number of pings or send a specific number of pings, then click the ping button.

Step 4: If you receive bytes from… then the destination IP address was successfully hit. If you receive request time out then the destination IP address was not successfully pinged. If you receive destination host unreachable then you are not in the same subnet as the destination address and you will need to change your IP address to communicate with the destination address.


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Feb 02

The DIR-655 Gigabit Router Description:

Strong:D-Link’s Xtreme N® products provide 14x faster and 6x farther range than 802.11g. In simple terms: a noticeably stronger connection at distance.

Reliable:Always on and with no moving parts: set it and forget it.

Easy:D-Link’s Quick Router Setup Wizard walks you through every step of installation, making it easy to create your network!

D-Link:We are proud of our products and value our relationships with our customers. Take a look at the Awards and Testimonials section to read what customers and the experts are saying about our Xtreme N Gigabit Router.

With the DIR-655 Router you can:

*  Enjoy greater Wi-Fi coverage for your entire home or home office at incredible speeds.
* Easily connect computers, game consoles and media players to the internet.
* Share USB devices like printers and storage with all the users on your network with D-Link’s SharePort™ Technology
* Enjoy uninterrupted service with QoS Technology. 

Advanced Network Security

The Xtreme N Gigabit Router supports the latest wireless security features to help prevent unauthorized access, be it from over a wireless network or from the Internet. Support for WPA™ and WPA2™ standards ensure that you will be able to use the best possible encryption regardless of your client devices. In addition, this Xtreme N router utilizes Dual Active Firewalls (SPI and NAT) to prevent potential attacks from across the Internet. Also, the DIR-655 uses advanced firewall features. The web-based user interface displays a number of advanced network management features including:

Secure Multiple/Concurrent Sessions – The D-Link DIR-655 can pass through VPN sessions. It supports multiple and concurrent IPSec and PPTP sessions, so users behind the DIR-655 can securely access corporate networks.

More DIR-655 Gigabit Router Description on http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=DIR-655

D-Link DIR-655 Gigabit Router Firmware Download:

Now the DIR-655 Firmware version : 1.33NA

DATE: 1/28/2010

 Revision Info:

·Fixed: Correct HNAP issue.
·Fixed: DNS relay issue ( WAN Slowdown )
·Added: Advanced DNS descriptions

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Feb 02

1.What D-Link devices support WDS?

the following D-Link access points support WDS (Wireless Distribution System):

  • DWL-900AP+
  • DWL-1000AP+
  • DWL-2100AP
  • DWL-2200AP
  • DWL-2210AP
  • DWL-2700AP
  • DWL-3200AP
  • DWL-7100AP
  • DWL-7200AP
  • DWL-7700AP
  • DWL-8200AP
  • DGL-4300

    2.What Access Points can bridge with each other?

    The DWL-2100AP, DWL-2200AP, DWL-2700AP, DWL-3200AP, DWL-7100AP, DWL-7200AP and DWL-7700AP can bridge with itself or with each other in PTP or PTMP mode. The Access Points have to use the following:

      Access Points           Firmware



     DWL-2100AP            2.00



     DWL-2200AP             1.00



     DWL-2700AP            1.02



     DWL-3200AP             2.00



     DWL-7100AP             2.00



     DWL-7700AP             1.00



     DWL-8200AP             1.00

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    Feb 01

    1.What D-Link products support the 802.3af(POE) protocol?

    802.3af, also known as Power over Ethernet(POE), defines the standard for building Ethernet power-sourcing equipment and powered terminals.

    The following D-Link products support the 802.3af protocol:

    DWL-2700AP revA3

    2.Does the D-Link PoE switch or adapter support PoE device?

    When using a D-Link PoE adapter or Switch please ensure the device you are using is compliant with IEEE 802.3af standard.

    D-Link can not support any device used with a PoE switch or adapter that is not 802.3af compliant, using the switch or adapter with a device that is not 802.3af compliant may cause damange to your device and it is strongly reccommended that you disconnect the device and discontinue use of your PoE device with the D-Link PoE adapter or switch.

    3.Why does TeraTerm SSH lock up my DES-3828/DES-3828P?

    This only happens when using an older version of TeraTerm.

    Please ensure that your computer is running TeraTerm SSH version 3.1.3 or higher.

    You can download a free copy of TeraTerm SSH at http://www.ayera.com.

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    Feb 01

    Step 1: For windows XP users click on the “Start” button, select run and type in the IP address of your router. By default the IP address of the router is You must include two back slashes before the IP address (also known as wack wack´s) .

    In Windows Vista or 7 click on the start button and in the search field type in the IP address of the router and hit enter.

    How to access storage on the D-Link DIR-685 from windows?

    Step 2: A Window should pop open showing you folders you´ve created on the drive.

    How to access storage on the D-Link DIR-685 from windows?

    Step 3: Click on a folder and if you created user names and groups to specific folder, you will be prompted to enter in those login credentials.