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D-LINK DIR-615 Router sporadically crashes

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Had the router for a while now, but ever since I set up my new rig, it seems to like ceasing to function.

Whenever I download a large file (e.g. the new BC2 patches and general torrenting) it stops working completely, though the internet light stays green. To fix it, I have to power it down and restart it, and it functions for another 10-15 minutes before it stops functioning again.

Sometimes it just stops working for my rig, while retaining network access for other devices, but most of the time it just packs in altogether.

Any idea what might be causing the problem? I heard someone on a forum talking about MTU settings, but saying as I'm a networking n00b I have no idea what the hell that is or where on the router settings I would go about finding it.

Any help would be much appreciated smile.gif Thanks.
post #2 of 4
Di you try the Firmware update?
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I'm gonna, just need to find the time to sit down and do so. tongue.gif
post #4 of 4
is it beyond its warranty/exchange period?

if the firmware patch doesnt fix it try dd-wrt

http://www.dd-wrt.com/site/support/router-database
the d-link 615's are capable, flash and prep steps depend on what rev it is
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