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I have had 3 d-link routers 2 dir-615 and 1dir-825. They worked good for a few months then i get problems with limited access every couple of hours and have to restart the router. They have all run the factory firmware and done this so i switched to dd-wrt and they are good for a little while then start doing it all over again. Am I doing something horribly wrong or are these things just crap?
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I have been using a d-link for the past 8 years and its been running great on small exception were i had to reboot the router. Beside that i am satisfied.
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I haven't had problems either, they generally work well for me
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Have you taken a look at the modem as well?
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All of my D-Link routers have been exceptionally vulnerable to overheating.

Actually, now that I think of it, most consumer level routers I've used have been prone to overheating.
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post #7 of 7
from my experiences with my handful of dlink routers, they have all been very very susceptible to voltage sags and spikes, it would reboot the whole damn thing, ever since i put them on a UPS they have been working 100% fine
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