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The TM-G supports high-speed wireless networking at home, at work, and in public places. The TM-G wireless router uses the new The IEEE It increases the data rate up to 54 Mbps within the 2.
Actual data throughput will vary. Antenna Screw in the included antenna here. Ports Plug the blue network cable that comes with this router into one of the ports Power Plug the power adaptor to power on the TMG Try to position wireless devices and computers with wireless adapters so that the signal passes through drywall or open doorways and not other materials. The Installation Wizard walks you through the steps to physically connect the hardware components computer, TM-G, modem, cables.
Follow the instructions on screen. Power off your modem, by unplugging the power cord. When done, click the Next button on the Wizard. Plug in the power adapter to your modem.
The lights on your modem should start flashing. Plug the power adapter into the back of the TM-G and plug the other end into an electrical outlet or power strip. Observe the status lights on the front of the router.
The lights for Power, Internet, Wireless, and one of the numbered ports should be lit. If not lit, make sure that all cables are securely connected and if necessary select back to check your cabling. Your cables should look similar to the image shown below after you have finished connecting all hardware components. Unplug the network cable connected to your computer from your old router and plug it into any of the Ports on the TM-G Plug the power adapter into the back of the TM-G Note: If you do not get this screen that means something is wrong with the connection between the computer running the CD and your wireless router.
After successfully detecting your Internet type you will see one of the following three screens. Create a unique name to identify your wireless network from other wireless networks around you. To protect your router settings from un-authorized access, change the administrative password. You will see a confirmation of settings page where you can print this information for future reference. Please note that passwords are limited to 15 characters. To Review your settings and either print or save a copy for your records.
You will see saving settings and restarting while the router stores all your settings. You may see the router lights blinking and pop-ups on your computer screen task bar mentioning Internet connectivity. This is all normal. When the router is setup you will see this Congratulations screen.
With a T-Mobile router and phone you do NOT have to enter the security key or passphrase into your phone manually. Review your settings and either print or save a copy for your records. You will see a pop-up with open, save, cancel. Select save.
Congratulations will appear. Select Done. To access the Configuration menu: 1. Open a Web browser. If you have changed the default, make sure that you type the correct IP address.
Leave the username blank. Type admin in the password field. Please note: Default password is "admin". The Configuration menu opens. The following buttons appear on most of the Configuration screens after you have made a configuration change: Click Apply to save changes made to the page. Click Cancel to clear changes made to the page. Click Help to bring up helpful information regarding the page. Click Restart to restart the TM-G If this is not enabled, you cannot connect using a wireless network adapter.
Passphrase - Enter a pass phrase for the router. Select Enabled or Disabled. Disabled is the default setting. Note: If you enable encryption on the TM-G make sure to also enable encryption on all the wireless clients and match the security settings, or wireless connection will not be established.
This option is commonly used for Cable modem services. Each IP address entered in the fields must be in the appropriate IP form, which are four octets separated by a dot x. Your ISP provider will provide you with a username and pasword. This option is typically used for DSL services. Please be sure to remove any existing PPPoE client software installed your computers.
This is considered your internal network. These settings may be referred to as Private settings. Select which DHCP client to clone. The TM-G firewall feature filters out unrecognized packets to protect your LAN network so all computers networked with the TM-G are invisible to the outside world.
Special Applications makes some of these applications work with the TM-G You may define a single port or a range of ports. You can use a comma to add multiple ports or port ranges. The TM-G can also block users from accessing restricted web sites. A URL is a specially formatted text string that defines a location on the Internet. If any part of the URL contains the blocked word, the site will not be accessible and the web page will not display.
To use this feature, enter the text string to be blocked and click Apply. The text to be blocked will appear in the list. Domain blocking will deny all requests to a specific domain such as http and ftp. It can also allow computers to access specific sites and deny all other sites. A URL is a specifically formatted text string that defines a location on the internet. It works in the same way as IP Filters with additional settings. You can create more detailed access rules for the TM-G When virtual services are created and enabled, it will also display in Firewall Rules.
It allows a computer to be exposed to the Internet. This feature is useful for gaming purposes. Specify a value. The Preamble defines the length of the CRC block Cyclic Redundancy Check is a common technique for detecting data transmission errors for communication between the wireless router and the roaming wireless network adapters.
Auto is the default setting. Note: High network traffic areas should use the shorter preamble type. They are admin and user. User can only view the settings but cannot make any changes. NTP synchronizes computer clock times in a network of computers. This field is optional. Click Set Time. The saved file or any other saved setting file can be loaded back on the wireless router. To reload a system settings file, click on Browse to browse the local hard drive and locate the system file to be used.
You may also reset the wireless router back to factory settings by clicking on Restore. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer. Click on Browse to browse the local hard drive and locate the firmware to be used for the update. You can download firmware upgrades to your hard drive from the D-Link support site. Select Disabled to Enable. Users who have a Dynamic DNS account may use this feature.
If you are not using a Gaming application, it is recommended that you Disable Gaming Mode. This is a useful feature since many computers do not use a static IP address.
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If your TM-G router is not working as it should, dropping connections or not being responsive, you should first do a reset of the router to see if the problems persist. Other scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you've forgotten the password or misconfigured it and can't get access anymore. This process usually works for resetting any router to it's factory setting. Note: It is worth reading more about how to reset routers with the 30 30 30 reset and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it. If you have performed a reset of your TM-G device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:.
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