Dlink 524 DHCP Issue

February 6, 2012 at 22:02:11
Specs: Windows 7, i7 920/6gb
I'm on Windows 7 and I'm connected to my router via ethernet.

Everytime I reboot my computer I don't have access to the internet. I've checked the status page and it says "DHCP client disconnected". Everytime I click the DHCP Renew button it times out.

I have to goto my router page and do the wizard. I am then switched to "network 2" in Windows 7 and have access to the internet. But once I am switched to "Network 2", I don't have access to my router page anymore and the wifi doesn't work. I checked ipconfig and my ip is my internet IP and not my LAN's and my gateway is my ISP's I believe. I have tried setting my IP manually to 192.168.0.xxx and I lose internet as soon as I do.

I've updated to the latest firmware. I've done complete resets via the hole in the back of the router multiple times. I'm at a lost, help!

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February 6, 2012 at 22:41:12
What Channel is the Routers Wireless set to ?

I presume you have cabled to the Router to ensure the Wireless is not an issues in the unknown specification PC/Laptop ?

Googling is quicker than waiting for an answer....

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February 6, 2012 at 23:29:54
Check the cabling.
It should not be connected to the modem directly by lan cable or usb.

Computer should be connected to your router wirelessly.
Routers dsl port must be connected to you modems lan port by lan cable.

Please report back.

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February 7, 2012 at 18:28:33
Channel is set to 1. Yes I am connected to the router physically through the Ethernet cable.

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February 7, 2012 at 23:36:00
If you have configured the router correctly and can gain access to the internet when connected by wire, disconnect the lan cable and connect to the routers WLAN network.
You may try to reboot the computer and try to access the internet wirelessly.
But keep in mind, only connect to the router by wire OR wirelessly at a time.

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February 8, 2012 at 19:04:03
The thing is I can't connect to the internet wired from the router. The only way I can is by running the wizard. But after running the wizard I lose connection to the router as if I'm connected directly through to the modem. I checked my stats page and the WAN is receiving 0 packets. The stats page also shows the WAN address as so it's not receiving information from my cable modem or something.

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February 9, 2012 at 01:31:56
First, you have to configure your computer, to automatically get ip address and dns server, in the network cards configuration.
Then connect the computer to the router by lan cable.
Configure the router as described in the routers manual, especially the data to authenticate at your ISP.
If everything is done, see the routers status page and check, whether the router connects correctly at your ISP.

DonĀ“t forget to connect the routers WAN/DSL port to the modems LAN port.

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